Julia Cabrera

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  On Jan. 31, 12 strangers and I met in Paris to catch a connecting flight to Rabat, Morocco. Tired and afraid of what may be ahead, we made cordial introductions as we waited to board the plane. We were all from different American universities and came together to participate...
Student Senate welcomed new Election Committee members for fall 2015, last night. Senators elected five members whose role will be to promote elections and voter turnouts, as well as to assure that the elections period runs smoothly. Student Senate President Amanda Rode said, “We are redirecting the elections committee to mainly...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate unanimously approved their last finance request of the 2014-2015 term by granting additional funding for the Native American Student Organization’s Cultural festival last night. N.A.S.O.  is a Student Senate-funded and recognized group that aims to spread awareness about the Native American culture through...
The Student Senate prolonged recognizing the Rhode Island Student Climate Coalition organization and funding them as a student club last night. The Rhode Island Student Climate Coalition Organization focuses on green and sustainable practices and wants to promote awareness of environmental issues, climate change and social justice issues. The organization...
Esteemed journalist H.D.S. Greenway shared his experience as a foreign correspondent and spoke on the influence of social media on international journalism at last night’s annual Christiane Amanpour Lecture. Greenway has been reporting from the most dangerous places in the world for over 50 years.  In 1958, while in the...
The University of Rhode Islands Student Senate approved a grant for $3,700 to the Aerospace and Piloting Club to help fund aviation lessons for ten of their members. Aerospace and Piloting was created to aid students in obtaining their private pilot license. “It is a very interesting group and they...
Student Senate President Joseph Maynard announced that the University of Rhode Island might not have any reading days due to the number of classes missed due to the snow. It has already been decided by the Faculty Senate that the first reading day on Thursday, April 30, will be a...
University of Rhode Island Student Senate President Joseph Maynard shared his experience as a URI student at the Legislative Luncheon, yesterday. Rhode Island government representatives, state companies and student body representatives from URI, Rhode Island College, Providence College and Brown University gathered to discuss the theme, “A forum for 2015.” Maynard,...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate approved recognition and funding for the Talent Development Student Advisory Council last night. The Talent Development Student Advisory Council, also known as TD SAC,  will serve as an advocate for the Talent Development community. Talent Development, was founded as a way for students...
There are many paths we could choose from in one’s journey through life. In beginning stages of adulthood, as we graduate high school, we make our first big decisions. For some people going to college is that next step, for others it is the workforce or a branch of...

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