Under the sea

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History behind the Rainville Awards

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Hung up on exercising

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Officer recognized as ‘hometown hero’

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Meet an Administrator: Provost Dr. DeHayes

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A progressive voice for Rhode Island youth

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URI Graduate gets published in The London Magazine

After facing rejection 22 times, University of Rhode Island graduate Theo Greenblatt will have her short story “Solitaire” published in the April-May issue of The London Magazine. Greenblatt’s “Solitaire” is a character driven piece...

Wipe it off, let your beauty shine

Kristina Erickson|CIGAR| Students are encouraged to wipe off their makeup last Monday in the Union to promote self-confidence. Staying bare faced and bold is something that both the University of Rhode Island community and Women’s...

Eating plants are a ‘gut’ decision

URI professor researches the effects certain plants have on the body Photos by Jessie Boukarim|CIGAR| Being aware of what you put in your body has a tremendous effect on your health. Aside from being rich in...

TED x Talks come to URI

Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Saturday’s TEDx Talks includes speeches ranging in topics from disabilities, living like you’re dying and clothing to help Parkinson’s Disease. The University of Rhode Island’s slogan “Think Big, We Do” was exemplified on Saturday,...

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