Sophomores pilot entrepreneurial app at URI

Photo courtesy of www.kanu.us | The Kanu app allows students to post tasks which can then be completed by fellow students for payment. Last October, two sophomores at the University of Rhode Island began working...

Make the jump from URI to Brown: the URI-Brown Early Identification Program

Rhode Island students on the pre-med track have an impressive program available to them, the URI-Brown Early Identification Program. The program is open to college students who are Rhode Island residents, have graduated from...

SAWA Preparing for their annual spring hair show

Photos courtesy of Sampson Jacobs taken during the ninth annual hair show in April 2015. The University of Rhode Island’s organization, Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa (SAWA), has just completed their auditions for...

Her Time: URI students march for women’s rights

By Kayla Michaud and Laura Weick Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students take part in the University’s first ever “Her Time” march. On Monday, March 19, several University of Rhode Island organizations and students participated in a...

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...

‘Starfish’ offers new approach for University advising

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|”However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new system does.” The University of Rhode Island has begun using a new system called Starfish for various tasks with...

Dr. Vanessa Quainoo to travel to Africa to speak at conference

Vanessa Quainoo, an associate professor of Communication Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Rhode Island, has recently accepted an offer to travel to Ghana in October to present her work. Quainoo was...

Political Divide: A Conversation with former Department Chair Brian Krueger

In the University of Rhode Island’s March 2018 Political Science newsletter, Professor Brian Krueger writes, “Disagreeing with mutual respect, listening with the intention to learn about others, and an openness to new ideas and...

Chill out with Flow

On April 22, 2018, Flow, an expression-based club, will be hosting the first ever “Flow Fest” at the University of Rhode Island. President and founder of URI Flow, Scott Botelho, explained that URI Students...

P.L.E.A.S.E. hosts annual ‘Take Back the Week’ for sexual assault awareness month

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Women’s Center and the Peers Learning Educating and Supporting Everyone (P.L.E.A.S.E) will be holding events the week of April 23 to April 27. For those who are...

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