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Photo courtesy of www.kanu.us | The Kanu app allows students to post tasks which can then be completed by fellow students for payment. Last October, two sophomores at the University of Rhode Island began working on a networking app called Kanu, which is set to be released in early to...
Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| According to URI Facilities ‘2014 Water Report,’ the campus water tested for low levels of copper and moderately high levels of nitrates. “We have met all of the Safe Water Act requirements for the last decade,” said Bob Bozikowski, the manager of water system utilities...
Photo contributed by Derek Murphy URI students call governor to action, net neutrality executive order signed 5 days later On Friday, April 20, The University of Rhode Island’s College Democrats and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) URI held an event in the Memorial Union to promote local action in support of...
In the final meeting of the academic year, Student Senate passed the Campus Affairs Chair, Kelly Watka’s bill to hold a public student forum regarding the University’s parking issues. The resolution demands “that the University of Rhode Island’s Transportation and Parking Services hold a proper public forum no later...
In the final meeting of the academic year, Student Senate passed the Campus Affairs Chair, Kelly Watka’s bill to hold a public student forum regarding the University’s parking issues. The resolution demands “that the University of Rhode Island’s Transportation and Parking Services hold a proper public forum no later...
By Oluwatona Campbell and Jourdan Miller On April 3, Vancouver DJ and producer, DJ Critical Hype released a 23-track Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre mashup mixtape titled "The DAMN. Chronic.” The title of Hype’s mixtape is a moniker of Kendrick Lamar’s 2016, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winning, album "DAMN." and...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College will face a roughly two...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| Flat Waves takes their leave, a new calzone restaurant opens in its place A new restaurant will be opening in the Emporium, taking the space of Flat Waves who quietly closed down late last month. David Armenakian purchased the location and renovated it to start his own new...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students play soccer with a twist--they must remain upright in inflatable bubbles. The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Recreation brought a free bubble soccer tournament to adventurous students on April 7 on the North Fields. The premise of bubble soccer is much like it sounds. Teams compete...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoy the event's food and special cultural tables.  On March 25, at 6:30 p.m., members of the University of Rhode Island’s Persian community held an event in the Memorial Union Ballroom to celebrate the Persian New Year, or Nowruz. This is the second year that...

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