E.C. Matthews’ impact extends off basketball court

In a joint effort, University of Rhode Island sophomore guard E.C. Matthews and men’s ice hockey assistant coach Benjamin Upham worked together to help a local child get involved with some of his favorite...

URI student trains puppy to be guide dog for the blind

If you see a cute little Black Labrador Retriever walking through campus, say hi to Simone. You may even be lucky enough to have her in some of your classes. Simone is a 13-month-old puppy...

Strike A Chord Group Organizes Charity Concerts

An student organization that raises money for charities through concerts plans to expand its membership and increase the on-campus profile of its shows. Strike A Chord is a club at the University of Rhode Island...

Meet the Senate: Treasurer

Though he admits it is a big commitment, Chris Cicero believes Student Senate is well worth the hard work. He would have to, considering he is well into his fifth year as a senator. As...

Needham uses competition, intensity to build team back up

Competition is what makes University of Rhode Island women’s soccer coach Michael Needham tick. Whether he is playing or coaching, his competitive fire is what keeps him going. His passion for the game has rubbed...

Best dining hall munchies

University of Rhode Island students all know Hope and Butterfield dining halls have their good and bad days. Sometimes eating Butterfield’s chicken nuggets or Hope’s burger and fries for the fifth day in a...

URI theatre department offers degree unique to university

For students who dream of seeing their names in lights someday, the University of Rhode Island’s theatre program is likely the best training available. In fact, URI is the only school in Rhode Island...

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...

Meet the Senate: director of marketing and recruitment

While he may not have been directly elected by the student body, Senate Director of Marketing and Recruitment Jakob Frenette loves working with the student body just as much as any senator. Frenette’s position on...

Need to have a good cry? Here is where

Sometimes, life happens and we just need to have a good cry, especially when midterms and finals come around and the stress is tearing us down. It can be difficult to find a private,...

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