Hung up on exercising

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Alumna Renee Kent started her own class of aerial art last year after picking up the sport only three years ago. Alumna teaches aerial arts classes A 1998 graduate of the...

Freshman Creates Own Rideshare Service

Derrick Pommills (left) and Douglas Roosevelt (right) started their own rideshare company to help students save money. | Photo by Grace DeSanti. Derrick Pommills, a freshman, started a rideshare...

Students Tour the NYC Fashion Industry over Spring Break

TMD students and faculty took a five-day trip to New York City to explore different sectors of the fashion industry. Photo courtesy of Shelby Kanski. The University of...

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...

Elliott adds depth to already strong Rams roster

University of Rhode Island men's soccer head coach Gareth Elliott led his 2014 team to an Atlantic 10 Conference regular season championship and an Atlantic 10 Final appearance, and with a few key contributors departing, Elliott signed six talented recruits...

URI student studies in China

“I became so immersed in the culture so quickly that I almost forgot I was in a different country,” said University of Rhode Island student Cassie Jacob about her winter break trip to China. Jacob,...

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...

Mindful Moments gives students clarity

From an early age society has taught us to be mindful; mindful of our actions, mindful of our words, mindful of others’ feelings and even to mind our manners. Through a self-aware lens, we...

Eating plants are a ‘gut’ decision

URI professor researches the effects certain plants have on the body Photos by Jessie Boukarim|CIGAR| Being aware of what you put in your body has a tremendous effect on your health. Aside from being rich in...

Alumni Feature: Keith Labelle

Recruited by five different NCAA Division 1 schools to play for their baseball team, Keith Labelle ended up at the University of Rhode Island hoping to make it to the majors. When he did...

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