The ups and downs of being an Uber driver

When your car becomes your office, you open both your doors and yourself to the world. After driving for Uber for more than a year now, Marc Tondre, 57, has driven more than his fair...

Notorious campus talk show host spreads laughs

At the University of Rhode Island, in the depths of Chaffee Hall, there is a TV studio; one many students may not even know exists. But that TV studio holds a lot of creativity...

Graduating seniors: What is the class of ‘15 doing?

In a little over a month, close to 1,900 University of Rhode Island undergraduate students will receive degrees, officially earning the title of college graduate. As May 17 leers closer, URI students will have...

You can get paid to do that?: Museum curator speaks to students about collection...

While some people joke that a Bachelor of Arts degree is useless, there are number of unique and rewarding careers opportunities available to students after they graduate. As the associate curator at the Art Institute...

Bumble more than just for dating

Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections...

Transfer, true freshman lead way for under-radar hockey team

Club sports and their athletes may not always get the recognition they deserve. Students do not wait in lines to get into club hockey games at the University of Rhode Island, which have little attendance...

Police Profile: meet Officer Chearino and his furry companion

  University of Rhode Island police officer Mark Chearino has a partner while on the job, but this companion is a 10-year-old yellow lab named Astro. The pair often makes its appearance at community policing...

Club feature: Humans vs. Zombies

Humans Vs. Zombies (HvZ) is like a game of tag on steroids that started in 2005 on the Goucher College campus in Maryland. The game has developed an international player base, according to the...

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...

URI Neuroscientist inducted in prestigious fellowship

Paula Grammas, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Rhode Island, was inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science Circle of Fellows for her pioneering Alzheimer’s research. The American Association for...

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