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URI student studies in China

“I became so immersed in the culture so quickly that I almost forgot I was in a different country,” said University of Rhode Island student Cassie Jacob about her winter break trip to China. Jacob,...

New-look women’s basketball team seeks success at A-10s

The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team and new head coach Daynia La-Force took only 10 games to get to win No. 7 this season, defeating Boston University 56-48 at the Thomas M....

Graduate student makes strides in hands-free technology

While most undergraduate students struggle to complete their homework assignments with only spring break getting them through, graduate engineering students are working to create original inventions completely by their own design. Stephen Norris, a graduate...

College students aim to cultivate successful, young scholars

Through the Jumpstart Program at the University of Rhode Island, students invest in their future careers by investing in the futures of young students. Although often disregarded, one of the most important parts of an...

Quidditch Club recreates ‘magical’ game

In a cubical on the first floor of the Memorial Union is the University of Rhode Island's Quidditch club office, filled with brooms, dodgeballs and other Harry Potter themed items necessary for the “muggle”...

How to: Fight stress in five easy ways

Midterms are around the corner, the snow keeps piling up and the pressures of life are pulling us in all directions. How do we battle all of this stress with so little time? Here...

Her campus brings new URI chapter

“From the sporty girl to the make-up queen, we want Her Campus to be interesting to everyone,” said Sabrina Galiney, editor-in-chief of the University of Rhode Island’s new chapter of the website, Her Campus. The...

Not your typical ‘My cat ate my homework’: Why URI students say they missed...

In college, students have the independence to choose whether or not to attend class, but attendance is often made a portion of the final grade by professors. In some cases, professors only allow students...

Dance Company welcomes new, interested members

Many kids attend dance classes as kids.  At some point along the way most people realize that they're not destined to be a world class dancer, for a number of reasons. Despite this, people...

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