Bubble soccer: an inflatable take on a classic sport

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...

Student honors project brings new vegan cookbook

Photo courtesy of Haley Cidarholm |  Homemade vegan chickpea salad sandwich. Being a vegan for five years now, Haley Cedarholm wanted to incorporate her passion for veganism into her Honors project by creating a cookbook. She...

URI ghost hunting

According to some students, the University of Rhode Island has more paranormal action than some might expect. Dan Taylor, Residence Hall Director and Summer Conference Housing Manager at URI, has been working in the...

URI continues to improve upon housing options

The Department of Housing and Residential Life has been making extensive improvements and renovations over the past 15 years to residence halls at the University of Rhode Island. The department hopes that with these...

Former EPA administrator named commencement speaker

Photo courtesy of Alex Wong On April 9, the University of Rhode Island announced that former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Regina “Gina” McCarthy, will be the 2018 undergraduate commencement speaker. A New England native,...

Professional relaxers go with the ‘Flow’ at URI

Over the last year and a half there has been a rise in students throwing projectiles, juggling and slacklining on the quad. This craze is owed to one of the fastest growing clubs at...

URI confident in water quality

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...

Teaching beyond the typical classroom

Photo by Edward Kdonian |CIGAR| Both in and out of the classroom, Michael Urso demonstrates his love for teaching.  Upon entering the classroom, few students know more about their professors than what they may find on...

‘Dominate the Day’

Photo courtesy of the Dominate the Day Foundation Former URI student athlete's legacy lives on A non-profit foundation has been founded to honor the legacy of Jordan Sebastian, a former University of Rhode Island student and...

First RhodyThon smashes records, raises thousands for Hasbro

Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| RhodyThon crushes previous records, raises thousands of dollars for children Students at the University of Rhode Island made national headlines over the weekend as they succeeded in raising $147,903.28 for the...

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