Police Profile: meet Officer Hanrahan

  Not every campus police officer at the University of Rhode Island always had their sights set on law enforcement, but one made his decision after retirement. Officer Paul Hanrahan’s first career was in the military,...

Living off campus with pets

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|  Many college students consider adopting a furry or scaly friend to give them company. But are University of Rhode Island students prepared financially and emotionally for the responsibility of a...

Say ‘Aloha’ to Flat Waves Food Shack

It is time to say aloha to the new beach restaurant, Flat Waves Food Shack, that is opening in the Kingston Emporium in early March. Flat Waves brings a new Hawaiian flavor to the...

“Metoo” app relaunch

Derek Nelson relaunched the “metoo” app after almost a year of improvements centered around student-needs brought new features and possibilities to the design. Nelson is a part-time student at the University of Rhode Island...

Analyzing the role of drug legalization in the 2016 election among ‘new-age baby boomers’

For many people, 2016 marks their first year voting in an election. According to data from the United States Census, roughly 31 percent of the electoral vote is made up of “new-age baby boomers,”...

Professor Seeram of URI studies the medical benefits of the maple tree

Photo by Anna Meassick | The sap of maple trees has a compound that reacts similarly to Botox when applied to the skin. Navindra Seeram, a pharmacy professor at the University of Rhode Island, has...

Growing a new generation of environmental lovers

According to Major Waste Disposal, the average American throws away 4.5 pounds of trash every day. To visualize how much trash that is, you would need a 100-mile-deep hole the size of a football...

URI Senior crowned Miss Rhode Island

Photo courtesy of Caitlin O'Neill Miss Rhode Island North America was crowned and she walks amongst the class of 2018. Caitlin O’Neill, 22, won the heart of the judges and the title of Miss Rhode...

More Tails Are Wagging On Campus

The Puppy Raisers Club is making tails wag even more this semester with an increase of service dogs on campus. The club works with an organization called Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit...

Club feature: Humans vs. Zombies

Humans Vs. Zombies (HvZ) is like a game of tag on steroids that started in 2005 on the Goucher College campus in Maryland. The game has developed an international player base, according to the...

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