WRIU Radiothon

Photo courtesy of WRIU In the spirit of spring, WRIU’s annual Radiothon kicks off the final stretch of the semester starting April 8 through April 15. Every year around early April, the station fundraises through...

‘Hookup culture’: dating as a 21st-century student

Google defines hookup culture as “one that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, which focus on physical pleasure without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment.” In recent...

Reflecting on URI as an older student before graduation

  As May quickly approaches, graduating seniors prepare themselves for what’s felt like a long time coming. But one student has been waiting longer than most. Apart from his degree taking him six years, rather...

Student-run online news source plans to relaunch site

  A group of students from the University of Rhode Island and other universities have started their own online source for sports and news, which they have compared to the content of the popular Barstool...

Meet the Senate: External Affairs Chair

While Matthew Kilduff is no longer president of Student Senate, he is not slacking off either as the current chair of External Affairs. Though Kilduff’s role in the Senate is certainly less demanding than his...

The future of St. Anthony High School, Bob Hurley Sr.

Golf team mounts comeback to win Manor, Houston takes first in playoff The University of Rhode Island men's golf team overcame early struggles this past weekend to win the team competition with a final score...

Cuba’s doors open just in time for URI students

From Jan. 7 to Jan. 16, 20 University of Rhode Island students traveled to Cuba with two political science professors as part of a Winter J Term class to study the history and politics...

Student from Ghana revisits past and plans for future

In 2003, at 8 years old, Edwin Sam packed up a childhood in Ghana, Africa, and moved to Rhode Island with his older siblings. Now a junior computer science major at the University of...

Gender and Sexuality Center celebrates coming out month

As part of Coming Out month, the Gender and Sexuality Center chose to screen the film “The Way He Looks” last Monday night. Coming Out month is a celebration that the center puts together...

Young and determined, URI student entrepreneur

In Hangzhou, China, Harrison Kratter, is most widely known not for manufacturing of his popular “selfie sticks,” but for his “flash chargers.” For nearly three years he has been creating this product that, according to...

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