Sam Murray

Sam Murray
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Sam Murray is a senior at the University of Rhode Island majoring in journalism and minoring in business. Hailing from the great town of North Andover, MA, Sam lives and breathes New England sports while maintaining a sharp and vigilant eye on today’s important news around URI. Sam can also be heard on 90.3 WRIU talking about and broadcasting URI sports. You can reach Sam at samuel_murray@my.uri.edu or on Twitter @smurray1212.
Photo courtesy of PhotobyFriday |  The Rhode Island men’s basketball team will pack their bags and head down to Washington D.C for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament, looking to become the first team to repeat as champions since Temple University did in 2009 and 2010. However, after starting...
Photos by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Samuel Murray found himself at Conspiracy Theory Night hosted by URI’s Debate Union. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics made headlines last year when he went on the “Road Trippin” podcast and claimed he believed the Earth was flat. This statement sparked debates across social media...
Photo by Lianna Blakeman |CIGAR| With further independent research into a recent campus safety study, the legitimacy of URI’s ranking is being called into question. By Emma Gauthier and Samuel Murray  According to a study published by the National Council for Home Safety and Security on alarms.org, the University of Rhode Island...
Photo courtesy of the Providence Journal |  The No. 18 University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team winning streak of 16 games came to an end Friday night as they fell to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 77-74, but the team clinched a share of the Atlantic 10 regular season title...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| URI partners with Belmont Markets to track consumer eating habits and will offer an incentive to switch to healthy ones. Researchers in the University of Rhode Island were recently awarded a $300,000 grant to examine healthy food choices through consumer’s shopping behaviors in a local supermarket. The...
No. 16 Rhode Island snaps their winning streak at 16 to St. Bonaventure on the road The No. 16 University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team's winning streak of 16 games came to an end Friday night as they fell to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 77-74 in a jam-packed and hostile...

‘The time is now’

Football lands 22 recruits on National Signing Day Jim Fleming and the University of Rhode Island football team welcomed 22 new recruits on Feb. 7 as part of National Signing Day, and the direction of the program has never looked brighter in the eyes of the coaching staff. The recruiting class...
Autumn Walter|CIGAR| E.C. Matthews scored six points at the Davidson game. Mid-right: In the first half of the Tuesday night game, Mathews was injured in a collision with Richmond’s no. 33. What was just another night in the Ryan Center turned into complete panic and silence when E.C Matthews went down...
Short and looks sweet, but please do not eat Photo by Anna Messick | The trend of eating Tide Pods has gone out of control recently Viral challenges have come and gone over the years, each testing the boundaries of the human body and spirit. Some tested the extreme, such as planking...

Rhodyscopes 2/8

Aquarius Jan 20th - Feb 19th Listen, kid. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that test you were studying for? You are going to bomb it. Like 50 percent or below. But, suck it up buttercup your parents are going to deposit $20 into your bank account. Pisces Feb...

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