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Alright, I’ll warn all of you now, this column is not like the rest. I try my hardest not to write articles all about me, because I’m not that interesting of a guy. Instead, this article is going to chronicle what inspired me to go abroad, why I went...
The roar of The Ruckus, the pep band playing and singing the fight song, Rhody the Ram running around, watching our basketball team beat the living out of Providence College (knock on wood); these are all things that makeup the University of Rhode Island’s identity. Like other schools...
A couple weeks ago when I was in New Zealand, something happened to me that hadn’t happened since July. It wasn’t a phone call, nor was it seeing an old friend… It was having a home cooked meal. Hamburger, lamb and, best of all, warm apple pie topped with...
SYDNEY - Last week my entire article was about how beautiful New Zealand was, and how I wasted a golden opportunity in the country. However, New Zealand as a whole was not a wasted vacation. It was anything but. This is the story of how fantastic--albeit terrifying--New Zealand, “The...
SYDNEY - When God, Mother Earth, Jake from State Farm, Tom Brady or whoever you choose to, or not, believe in made the Earth, I think they saved New Zealand till the end. They just looked at the islands and said “well, we have some leftover rainforest, mountains, glaciers,...
I have a bone to pick with anyone who says that the University of Rhode Island Housing and Dining are terrible. I will never complain about either of them again. First, my room has one outlet, and it's all the way across the room from me. Not one pair...

Sully Abroad

SYDNEY - “Adventure is out there.” This is not only a famous quote from one of Disney Pixar’s best movies, but it is also a great life motto. Take a step out of your comfort zone and try something new. For the freshmen reading this, maybe that hits close...
  The URI Hockey team dropped back-to-back games this weekend to Drexel Univeristy, losing 3-2 on Friday, and 5-4 in a shootout on Saturday. Despite losing the second game in a shootout, the whole weekend might as well have been called one. The Rams peppered the Dragon’s on offense, tallying 121...
For the third week in a row, the University of Rhode Island men’s ice hockey team swept their opponent, beating Canisius College to return to their No. 23 national ranking. Coming into the series on a four game win streak, the Rams (11-4, 31 points) looked to pounce upon...
After a year of speculation and rumors, students at the University of Rhode Island returned to campus to find that Ronzio Pizza and Subs is no longer inside the Memorial Union. On June 30, after failing to come to a new lease agreement, Ronzio’s lease with URI ran out, forcing them...