The man inside the suit: A day in the life of Rhody the Ram

Rhody the Ram is undoubtedly the most iconic figure at the University of Rhode Island. Every student learns his name when they first start school, and they remember him for the rest of their...

GSC book club

Photo by Sarah Vincii |CIGAR| After a two semester hiatus, the Gender and Sexuality Center is bringing back their well-loved book club program. Meetings are held monthly and all students are welcome to join in...

Time to climb? Time to ride

Although going up the infamous University of Rhode Island hill can be a daunting task, some students and professors around campus have found a way to make it easier--without waiting in line for a...

Learning the facts of climate change one step at a time

Climate Change in the Oceans is not only a course offered to undergraduate students at the University of Rhode Island, but it is an issue that everyone should be aware of. OCG 123 is...

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...

Breaking the barrier: My weekend-long excursion with the army ROTC

“Bang bang!” yelled junior cadet Michelle Runge, as a mixed group of soldiers move around her  while their M4 Carbines rise into the brisk, dark night air in the fields behind Mackal. The University of...

Speaker educates students on U.S.-Cuban relations

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, the Department of Economics hosted a presentation in the Multicultural Student Services Center on U.S.-Cuban relations. Planned in partnership with Witness for Peace, a non-profit organization committed to exposing systemic...

Baseball team set to turn things around in 2015

After a disappointing 2014 season, the University of Rhode Island baseball team has a new head coach and is poised for a rebound. New head coach Raphael Cerrato joined the Rams baseball program in 2012,...

Philosophy Club returns to university

After a brief absence, the University of Rhode Island’s Philosophy Club is back in full force, hosting meetings under new leadership and structure. In 2013, Philosophy Club was popular for its discussion-based meetings where...

URI Study Abroad Fair

Anna Meassick | Students stopped by the Study Abroad Fair yesterday to view travel opportunities for class credit. The University of Rhode Island Study Abroad Fair took place in the Memorial Union ballroom yesterday, offering...

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