URI student starts petition to legalize industrial hemp use

Hemp may have gotten a bad name for itself due to its association with marijuana, but for University of Rhode Island sophomore Emily Greenwood, equating the two could be a misconception. Industrial hemp is the...

Cuba’s doors open just in time for URI students

From Jan. 7 to Jan. 16, 20 University of Rhode Island students traveled to Cuba with two political science professors as part of a Winter J Term class to study the history and politics...

U.N. screens URI professor’s Holocaust documentary

The University of Rhode Island’s film professor Robert Cohen’s documentary was shown at the United Nations in New York City yesterday as a part of an annual celebration in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance...

Rhody resolutions still holding strong

It is that time of year again, Rams! We are a little over a week into the new semester, and, believe it or not, almost finished with the month of January. This is usually...

Meet the Senate: Chief Information Officer

Although he has been a number of at least six student organizations and worked at three on-campus jobs in the past, Zachary Yip says his time on Student Senate has been the most fulfilling...

Home for the Holidays: Dying to leave or to stay?

The holidays are a joyous time for many, but as college students, they also mean leaving many friends and routines behind. This winter break will give students time to return to their loved ones...

Student wins Mineral Hunters scholarship

The nonprofit organization Rhode Island Mineral Hunters (RIMH) presented University of Rhode Island geosciences student Morgan Haldeman with a $1,000 scholarship at their annual rock and mineral show. Founded in 1962, RIMH is dedicated to...

Meet the Senate: Director of Communications

If you were a pre-med student-athlete with two majors, you might think spending your precious free time on student government would be overkill. Kathleen Mae Uy is more than up to the challenge, currently...

Unclassroom section addresses HIV/AIDS

Unfortunately, it is often difficult to both get college students to pay attention to their sexual vulnerability and/or get tested for sexually transmitted diseases.   AIDS Project Rhode Island is an organization that encourages everyone...

Zabludoff’s hard work leads to opportunities, records

If University of Rhode Island senior Chaya Zabludoff is seen throwing up at swimming practice, the level of concern should not be too high. The California native pushes herself to the brink of sickness...

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