Art student profile: graphic novel to help environment

Global warming, though a serious problem, is often ignored by many. An art student at the University of Rhode Island is attempting to educate the masses by making a comic book on the issue...

Rotaract club raises money for End Polio

The University of Rhode Island’s Rotaract Club raised $400 in donations for its Rock N’ Skate event to support its End Polio Now Campaign on Saturday night. The event was held at the Bradford R....

Men’s soccer’s Leifhelm begins URI career with success

Just 12 games into his collegiate career, University of Rhode Island goalkeeper Nils Leifhelm has taken advantage of his opportunity as starter to contribute to his team’s best start since 2008. Although he only recently...

Native American student organization raises cultural awareness on campus and state-wide

“I feel underrepresented,” said current junior Native American Student Organization president Niko Freeman.  “That’s why we have NASO.” Many students do not know the University of Rhode Island has a club dedicated to Native Americans,...

Capturing the streets of Providence: Art student profile

Photography is a form of creating art through technology. However, in the 21st century many have forgotten that not all photography is digital; some still prefer the longer, hands-on darkroom (analog) photography. “I’ve taken a...

Meet the Senate: Campus affairs chair

For most people, reading complaints is probably the last thing they want to deal with. Not for Student Senator Morgan Boutmy. In fact, it is her favorite part of the job. “I kind of love...

DiLorenzo consistently strong in net for Rhode Island

The success of senior goaltender Kayla DiLorenzo has paid dividends for her teammates, coaches and fans at the University of Rhode Island. DiLorenzo and the Rams opened their season last weekend with a 7-0 shutout...

Meet the Senate SOARC Chair

To a number of University of Rhode Island students, the Student Senate might be a total mystery. However, three-year Student Senate member Amanda Rode has the enigma figured out. “Student Senate isn’t scary,” Rode said....

Former Kinesiology student returns to artistic passion

Many people believe that you are supposed to find yourself in college, though some students simply reconnect with old passions during this time. One University of Rhode Island student loved and made art his...

Old paintings get a second life

Paintings are often seen as never-changing pieces of art, but one URI art student is trying to challenge this. By taking photographs of famously painted pictures, the old scenes are given new life. Rhonda Laporte,...

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