Art Student Profile: creating art without digital technology

Despite constant advances in digital photography and digital editing tools, one senior art student has shown true dedication to the time-tested methods of printmaking. At first Maya Stern, a student at the University of...

Student turns winter weather into passion

While the cold winter weather drives many students indoors, one particular University of Rhode Island senior waits impatiently for the forecast of snow. Jennifer Contreras devotes much of her time to being a skiing instructor...

Meet the Senate finance chair

“Finance is probably one of the more demanding roles in Senate,” Brian Sit said.  A second-year senior chemical engineering major from East Greenwich, Rhode Island, Sit is approaching a year and a half as...

Students reflect on J-term trip

Photos courtesy of Emma Gauthier After a week full of new experiences and adventures, ten students experienced what living a vastly different life was like for a week in Cuba. This year's Winter J-Term trip...

Class documentary examines effects of lead paint in Rhode Island

Before Flint, there was Rhode Island. Shortly before Jaylen Hayre’s second birthday, a seemingly routine checkup revealed life threatening blood lead levels. Safe blood lead levels are considered to be five or less, and levels...

URI offers free relationship counseling

The Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is offering free relationship check-ups to couples at the University of Rhode Island. The check-ups are made possible by the Heditsian Family Endowment for Life Partner Preparation, a fund...

CBA student practices peace in Nepal

Sophomore accounting and Chinese double major Cassie Jacob added another stamp to her passport during her volunteer trip to Nepal, over spring break. Jacob previously spent winter break in China, where she improved upon her...

Dishin’ it RI

If you’re feeling sweet and savory, give these new spots a try The line between dessert and dinner has been blurred. It can not be said for certain if flavor trends are shifting from sweet...

Student reactions to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

On Oct. 6, in a controversial decision, the Supreme Court voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Justice. He was sworn in later that day. Sophomore Johanna Leffler was “really disappointed” in...

First RhodyThon smashes records, raises thousands for Hasbro

Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| RhodyThon crushes previous records, raises thousands of dollars for children Students at the University of Rhode Island made national headlines over the weekend as they succeeded in raising $147,903.28 for the...

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