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...

WRIU sports FM director revitalizes coverage

As the seconds ticked down on the clock at the now-infamous University of Rhode Island vs. then-No. 21 University of Nebraska basketball game in November, Tom Porter was on the edge of his seat-...

Notorious campus talk show host spreads laughs

At the University of Rhode Island, in the depths of Chaffee Hall, there is a TV studio; one many students may not even know exists. But that TV studio holds a lot of creativity...

Club Feature: Random Acts of Kindness

Many people would agree that coming into your freshman year of college can be terrifying. New students often do not know too many people or what to expect, and sometimes it is comforting to...

Baseball team set to turn things around in 2015

After a disappointing 2014 season, the University of Rhode Island baseball team has a new head coach and is poised for a rebound. New head coach Raphael Cerrato joined the Rams baseball program in 2012,...

Why did you come to URI?

Although 56 percent of the University of Rhode Island’s students are from Rhode Island, the rest of the population chose Kingston, R.I. as their home away from home for certain reasons. Their decisions vary...

Women’s basketball team continues surprise season

The University of Rhode Island women's basketball team (13-8, 5-4 Atlantic-10) under first-year head coach Daynia La-Force have already nearly doubled their win total from last season (7) as the upturn continues. La-Force came to URI by way of Northeastern University, where she...

Learning underwater during J Term

While most of us are still struggling to drag ourselves through the cold and snow for class, there are nine University of Rhode Island students who are probably having a much harder time than...

Custodial profile: Meet Kerri Dugan

For the past nine years, Kerri Dugan’s typical day as a University of Rhode Island housekeeper starts between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., cleaning the second and third floors of Weldin Hall. On one...

Martin anchoring Rhode Island’s defense

There was about 35 seconds left in their game against La Salle University, and the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team was up 12 when sophomore Hassan Martin picked up his first personal...

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