Rhody Adventures: You won’t be the same after visiting Maine

When you take a deep breathe your lungs fill with refreshing, crisp air. Maine’s environment naturally feels well-maintained, clean and perhaps one of the few places not tainted by human pollution. Attending Rhody Adventures’...

St. Baldrick’s event raises over $16,000

On March 19, the third annual St. Baldrick’s fundraising event was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Ian Kanterman, senior biomedical engineering student, started the event at the University of Rhode Island three years...

Students get first-hand look at juvenile justice system in J-Term course

For the first time this past January the Department of Sociology offered a J-term course, Field Experience: Juvenile Justice Immersion, in which students are immersed in the Rhode Island Juvenile Justice System for five...

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...

URI Students compete in local singing competition: Wakefield Idol

Photo by Stefanie Erickson |CIGAR| A winner was finally declared after 64 singers competed for a top prize of $1500 in a karaoke-style singing competition the past couple months. Wakefield Idol has now finished its fifth...

Kickin’ it Afro-Brazilian style

Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| Sam opens himself up to new experiences in his class, learning skills and pushing himself even further. Samuel Murray does capoeira There are many different types of martial arts that it could...

New Student Organization Coming Fall 2018: URI Women in STEM

A brand new student organization is coming to campus this fall for women interested in science, technology, engineering and other related fields, called the URI Women in STEM Club. Sexism against women pursuing STEM professions...

Dining halls accommodate dietary needs

Since 1997, the number of children in America that identify with having one of the eight major food allergens has increased by almost 50 percent according to foodallergy.org.  Along with that, the number of...

Major of the week: English

Attention English majors: You can find a job after college! These days it may seem tough to be an English major. Amid all the advice being thrown at college students, some of the most common...

Meet an administrator: Kathy Collins

Q: What does your job entail? A: “I am the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, and I oversee a comprehensive student affairs division which includes… housing and residence life,...

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