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...

New designated driver program provided for students

A designated driving program is making its way to the University of Rhode Island this weekend. The program, “Friends Matter,” allows students to volunteer to take their turn being a designated driver, and drive...

Professor reflects on importance of protesting, his own participation

President Nixon may have signed the Paris Peace Accords in 1972 to end the United States’s involvement in the Vietnam War, but a University of Rhode Island philosophy professor doesn’t attribute the end of...

Transfer, true freshman lead way for under-radar hockey team

Club sports and their athletes may not always get the recognition they deserve. Students do not wait in lines to get into club hockey games at the University of Rhode Island, which have little attendance...

New restaurant opens, offers rooftop dining

A comfortable and unique restaurant overlooking Narragansett Town Beach, Chair 5 recently opened in The Break Hotel on Ocean Road on June 29. The Break Hotel, which opened on June 19, is a completely new...

Philosophy Club

  After a brief absence, the University of Rhode Island’s Philosophy Club is back in full force, hosting meetings under new leadership and structure. In 2013, Philosophy Club was popular for its discussion-based meetings where...

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...

Meet the Senate: External Affairs Chair

While Matthew Kilduff is no longer president of Student Senate, he is not slacking off either as the current chair of External Affairs. Though Kilduff’s role in the Senate is certainly less demanding than his...

Student volunteers at polling place alongside family members

College students play a large role in this year’s election, as many will be voting for their first time and have been active with rallies and opinions, but some have even gone to the...

Students spread awareness for HIV/AIDS

  The University of Rhode Island is implementing a new course that seeks to raise awareness and education for HIV/AIDS. Kyrsten Carlson and Carly Amurao are students in the honors seminar class. “We are reopening...

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