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The University of Rhode Island’s S.A.V.E.S. organization will be holding a “Polar Plunge” event on Feb. 7 to raise money for both their group and for the Tomorrow Fund. Attendees will gather at the Narragansett Town Beach at noon on Saturday before plunging into the cold water together at around...
Although he has been a number of at least six student organizations and worked at three on-campus jobs in the past, Zachary Yip says his time on Student Senate has been the most fulfilling experience for him at the University of Rhode Island. Yip is the Senate’s Chief Information Officer...
With Butterfield Dining Hall closed for renovations, Mainfare, Ram’s Den and other combo meal locations will be picking up the slack for students with meal plans next semester. Though Butterfield will remain open for the remainder of the fall semester, the facility will be closed completely come February due to...
The nonprofit organization Rhode Island Mineral Hunters (RIMH) presented University of Rhode Island geosciences student Morgan Haldeman with a $1,000 scholarship at their annual rock and mineral show. Founded in 1962, RIMH is dedicated to the appreciation and study of minerals, crystals, fossils and all aspects of the Earth sciences....
Though the 2014 Honors Colloquium still has a week to go, plans are already well underway for next year’s lecture series, entitled “The Power of Humor.” The colloquium will explore the contexts in which humor is used as a tool for communication and the many roles it plays in everyday...
If you were a pre-med student-athlete with two majors, you might think spending your precious free time on student government would be overkill. Kathleen Mae Uy is more than up to the challenge, currently holding a position on the Student Senate Executive Committee. As the Director of Communications at the...
In a panel discussion on Nov. 13, seven distinguished journalists from a variety of news outlets presented their differing views on the continuing importance of community journalism and potential methods of funding it. The discussion, “How Can Community Journalism Survive in Rhode Island’’, was held to commemorate the University of...
Though he admits it is a big commitment, Chris Cicero believes Student Senate is well worth the hard work. He would have to, considering he is well into his fifth year as a senator. As the oldest member of the senate, Cicero has played numerous roles on the University of...
For students who dream of seeing their names in lights someday, the University of Rhode Island’s theatre program is likely the best training available. In fact, URI is the only school in Rhode Island that offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in theatre. In contrast with the more general...
While he may not have been directly elected by the student body, Senate Director of Marketing and Recruitment Jakob Frenette loves working with the student body just as much as any senator. Frenette’s position on the executive committee is appointed by the president of the student senate and then confirmed...

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