Emily Jacobs

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This past week has been by far my favorite since I got to Ireland, since my family was able to join me for ten days. They landed in Ireland the day before St. Patrick’s Day, perfect timing and immediately fell in love just like I did. I was lucky enough...
Over the past few weeks I have been lucky enough to explore not only parts of Ireland, but also an amazing part of Europe. When I finalized studying abroad, there was one place on my list that I knew I had to go, Amsterdam. A few weekends ago I took...
It has officially been one month since I arrived in this beautiful country, and it has been a month well spent. I truly love everything about this place. Ireland has been friendly, fun and has treated me very well. Although the classes are now in full swing, I am excited...
It has been my third full week here in Ireland, and finally I got to explore one of the country’s most famous locations, Galway. Although it was damp, cold and a windy day, Galway did not disappoint. Just voted as the most romantic place in Ireland, it is full of...
The University of Limerick is settled along the west coast of Ireland, right alongside the Shannon River. Located only 15 minutes from the center of Limerick City, UL is the definition of Ireland, from the lush green landscape, to a distant view of the Forgotten Castle. It was only natural...
The University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in 13th and eighth out of 14 teams, respectively, at the Atlantic 10 Championship at Duquesne University this past weekend. Graduate student James Bloom was the top finisher for the men’s team, placing 43rd with a final time...
Although the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball season has not officially started, freshman Charise Wilson is already creating a buzz. The 5-foot-5 point guard from West Babylon, New York, was a big score for the revamped women’s program. Along with the new head coach, Daynia La-Force, Wilson is among...
The University of Rhode Island field hockey team went 3-for-3 over the weekend as they defeated Harvard, Sacred Heart and Fairfield. The Rams traveled to Harvard and picked up the 2-1 victory on Saturday. Rachael Lomp started off the scoring in first half and the Rams controlled the 1-0 lead...
The University of Rhode Island men’s cross country team finished in fourth place of eight teams at the season-opening Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, Rhode Island, on Saturday. After a strong preseason, the Rams started off the year with three runners finishing in the top 20 during the 5k race. Jacob...
The University of Rhode Island women’s track team finished third at the Yale Invitational this weekend, while the men’s squad took first place Tuesday afternoon at Holy Cross. The women’s third-place finish was out of 11 teams, with Dartmouth finishing in the top spot followed by Brown. The Rams had three top-place finishers on the day, starting with Kelly McCabe...

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