Students building financial credit

  Financial credit is something almost everyone will need at some point in their life and it is fairly easy for college students to build if it is done right. “There’s a little bit of...

How to be a Rhode Islander

So, you’ve moved here from New Jersey or Vermont and you think you’ve got what it takes to be a Rhode Islandah? You’ve got a lot to learn. Let’s make sure you have a...

Breaking the barrier: My weekend-long excursion with the army ROTC

“Bang bang!” yelled junior cadet Michelle Runge, as a mixed group of soldiers move around her  while their M4 Carbines rise into the brisk, dark night air in the fields behind Mackal. The University of...

TV studio’s Tierney set to retire after 41-year career

Assistant director for Audiovisual Production, Timothy Tierney, is set to retire on April 7 after 41 years of working for the University of Rhode Island. Tierney began his long career at URI when he was...

Police Profile: meet Officer Young

While University of Rhode Island Police Officer Wayne Young had always wanted to be an officer, he only fulfilled his childhood dream a few years ago. Growing up, Young said he “ironically” wanted to be...

Art student profile: flash animation with animals

Senior year can be a stressful and difficult time in many students’ lives, but there is one student who has taken on a project which makes this burden a little easier. By beginning a...

Employee sees more than a job at URI

Entering Rhody Market on a weekday morning can be a bit of a challenge. Between the long line of students awaiting their caffeinated drinks and the sweet treats greeting customers at the door in...

URI holds first university-sponsored skateboard event

At noon on Saturday, longboarders began to assemble in the street and on the sidewalks in front of the Memorial Union. Tricks were being done and hills were being bombed. They were preparing to...

The ‘heartbeat of your campus’

University Pulse Media, a new media company started off with a bang this semester, giving students access to free food and information about events throughout the University. The company was started by senior marketing student,...

Talent Development: Your road to academic success

After a comprehensive program review process last March, the University of Rhode Island Talent Development Program has made great strides in improving their program. Results from this review stated that, “We recommend, therefore, that...

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