‘Hookup culture’: dating as a 21st-century student

Google defines hookup culture as “one that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, which focus on physical pleasure without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment.” In recent...

Two-year graduate chosen to inspire class

Weather is getting warmer, final exams are looming around the corner and another class of students is preparing to graduate from the University of Rhode Island. With that comes the announcement of this year’s...

URI Engineers bring color to campus

Students at the University of Rhode Island got colorful this past sunday thanks to a Color Run hosted by the URI Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW). All students on campus along with members of...

Tour Guide program looks for best

Now that the University of Rhode Island’s tour guide application deadline has passed and the interview process has begun, students are left to wonder whether they will be one of the select few hired...

Students ride the waves of Hawaii, learn ocean therapy

When deciding where to study during winter break, most people wouldn’t consider going somewhere else in the United States, but two students made a cross-country trip to Hawaii with Live Your Aloha to earn...

Reverend’s son follows in his footsteps with Talent Development

  Nine times out of 10 when Marc Hardge walks past the Multicultural Center on the University of Rhode Island campus, he kisses his hand and touches the 9-foot-tall memorial statue in front of the...

David Dooley’s Day Off

President Dooley poses for a photo with students while visiting them in Indonesia during J-Term. Photo by Brook Williams Ross. URI president makes appearance during Indonesia J-Term Trip

Bubble soccer: an inflatable take on a classic sport

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students play soccer with a twist--they must remain upright in inflatable bubbles. The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Recreation brought a free bubble soccer tournament to adventurous students on April 7...

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...

Police Profile: meet Officers McCabe and DeTroia

The University of Rhode Island’s Community Resource Officers use their skills and their ages to help them handle situations on campus. Michael McCabe and Nicholas DeTroia are two officers for the University of Rhode...

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