Honors course examines sports through philoshophy

The honors program at the University of Rhode Island is offering a three-credit upper-level course called Philosophy of Sport this semester. This course involves “thinking about sports and athletic activity through the prism of...

THRIVing their way to social change

THRIVE, a student organization focused on social enterprising and change at the University of Rhode Island, is revamping the institution’s structure and methods to better suit student needs. The club’s main purpose is to...

Student to present TEDx about overcoming adversity

Photo by Anna Meassick | Ferreira wants to show the world that just because you have a disability, you can accomplish anything. A University of Rhode Island student with Cerebral Palsy will speak at the...

Five things to do at the 193-degrees coffeehouse

Photo by Sarah Vinci | The 193 Coffee House features artwork by students who would like to post them to the bulletin board. If you turn left after walking through the front doors on the...

Pursuing degrees after service

Photo by Anna Meassick | SVO President Brian Coleman. The University of Rhode Island Student Veterans Organization is a small but established club on campus, consisting primarily of students who have previously served in the...

Peace Corps prep program creates national, international opportunities for graduates

At the University of Rhode Island, the Peace Corps Prep Program works to prepare students to apply to the international Peace Corps. According to the Peace Corps website, URI ranked No. 21 nationwide...

An inside look into Beaupre’s newest laser lab

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Development of the laser lab has been successful with help from grad students and an amazing team. In September 2017, the department of chemistry welcomed Dugan Hayes to the team;...

Cigar history of the week: 11/1/18

This week 30 years ago in the Cigar: Thursday, Nov. 3, 1988 Headline: Dukakis, DiPrete win in a mock election; 600 students participate The External Affairs Committee of URI’s Student Senate conducted an on-campus...

Decorations in Dining Hall

As the holiday season approaches, the University of Rhode Island’s Butterfield Dining Hall staff members transform the interior with decorations, letting their creativity and passion for each holiday make the eating experience more enjoyable...

Amanpour lecturer inspires young journalists, goes over coverage of war in Afghanistan

Photo by Mary Lind | Carole Radziwill shared stories of her past in order to connect with student. Emmy award-winning journalist, bestselling author and a cast member of the “Real Housewives of New York,” Carole...

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