Student doubles as URI EMT by night

  The University of Rhode Island’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) offers an opportunity for students to volunteer in the program, giving them hands-on experience as EMTs. “We are not the police,” Jon Marton-Rollins, a junior URI...

8 Things you didn’t know about Rhode Island

  Eight things you don’t know about Rhode Island: Rhode Island is notorious on the east coast for a few conflicting things.  The Cigar brings you a list of some of the most bizarre laws, history...

Secular URI offers alternative student perspectives

  In the words of Ivy Burns, Secular URI’s president, the group has a simple message to send: “We’re just regular people.” After witnessing the group’s meeting on Monday night, it’s hard to come to...

Way up tour comes to URI

More important than ever for college students is the need for an online presence in the name of job hunting, as evidenced by the most recent stop of the WayUp Tour to Kingston on...

Fencing club creates unique community

  Newton’s third law can relate to more than just science, and URI’s fencing club is a prime example of equal and opposite reactions. The law, “Every action has an equal and opposite reaction,” applies...

Turns out, you don’t know Rhode Island

I have lived in Rhode Island all my life, and one incorrect belief about my home state especially irks me: “There’s nothing to do here.” Sure, this isn’t California or New York. However, there is...

Meet the face behind Total Image hair salon

If you are looking for a salon open year-round from Monday through Friday with an enthusiastic, passionate and credible hair stylist, then make your next appointment at Total Image Hair Salon. The owner, Brenda...

New professor uses TV background in the classroom

A new professor at the University of Rhode Island is uniting his real world experience working with popular TV shows with classroom learning. Justin Wyatt, an assistant professor of the Harrington School, began his first...

Senior selected to run across country

  To fight back against cancer affecting young adults, a student from the University of Rhode Island is slated to run across the United States after graduating in the spring. Sarah Smith, a senior biological science...

Retrospective: Adjustments, miscommunication behind women’s hockey missing nationals

The University of Rhode Island women’s ice hockey team (21-7-1) wanted to go down a new path for their 2014-15 campaign, but it included losing their star goaltender, a couple other teammates, fluctuation in...

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