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After all the turkey is cleared from the table and the tryptophan has kicked in, it seems like the holiday music just suddenly appears. In stores, television commercials, the dining halls: there seems to be no escape. For some people that’s a bad thing, but for me, the more...
Today marks the beginning of December. That means it is officially “the most wonderful time of the year.” But with the holidays so close, it is easy to feel stressed about finals, holiday shopping and moving back to your parents’ house for break. Luckily, the stress doesn’t have to...
Three University of Rhode Island seniors spent their summer creating and launching Rhodimojis, a sticker and emoji app featuring designs of all different URI landmarks, organizations and memorabilia. Computer engineering seniors Ken Auguste, Omose Ogala and Faith Akinbo noticed an appeal towards emoji and sticker packs, but realized there were...
I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I didn’t declare a major until my sophomore year at the University of Rhode Island. I came into college worried that I was already behind, and that everybody had decided on a major long ago. I feared I wouldn’t...
Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress was welcomed by a packed house at Edwards Auditorium Nov. 3, as he brought his “Hannibal Montanabal Experience” tour to The University of Rhode Island. The show opened with music by DJ Tony Trimm, who blasted current hip-hop tracks and remixes for the audience. Over...
Lately, there has been a lot of debate about whether or not it is appropriate for entertainers to openly state their political views. Through the emergence of social media, it has become significantly easier for people in the spotlight to have their own individual voices. It seems as though, particularly...
The University of Rhode Island community joined together for a photo on the Quadrangle this past Tuesday to celebrate the University's 125th anniversary. Students, faculty and alumni lined up together to celebrate URI’s Quasquicentennial by forming “URI 125” with their bodies on the quad. In order to get the picture,...
Up until the beginning of my college career, my days consisted of studying for heavily one-sided religion courses, worrying about whether my plaid, pleated skirt would land me a detention, and getting psyched about the fact that we were missing second period for a school-wide mass. This is because,...
Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress will be bringing his newest tour “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” to The Ryan Center Nov. 3, with his visit to The University of Rhode Island being the biggest stop on the tour.   Cigar: When you first started doing stand-up, were you doing the same kind...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Entertainment Committee welcomed late night legend Jay Leno to the Ryan Center this past weekend as the main event for this year's parents weekend. Anxiously awaiting Leno’s arrival, the crowd chattered and snapped photos of the empty stage. On the stage sat just a...

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