Strike A Chord Group Organizes Charity Concerts

An student organization that raises money for charities through concerts plans to expand its membership and increase the on-campus profile of its shows. Strike A Chord is a club at the University of Rhode Island...

Her Time: URI students march for women’s rights

By Kayla Michaud and Laura Weick Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students take part in the University’s first ever “Her Time” march. On Monday, March 19, several University of Rhode Island organizations and students participated in a...

Fencing club creates unique community

  Newton’s third law can relate to more than just science, and URI’s fencing club is a prime example of equal and opposite reactions. The law, “Every action has an equal and opposite reaction,” applies...

URI Alum: Jorge Elorza, Mayor of Providence

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza understands the importance of making the most out of an opportunity, as someone who worked his way up the ladder, coming from nothing to something. Born and raised in the West...

Student lands internship at Cape Cod Baseball League

He may have been working for the amateur league, but one University of Rhode Island senior’s summer internship was a major deal. Joe Kenney, 21, spent his summer interning for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of...

Drag Ball held by the Gender and Sexuality Center

On Friday, Oct. 20, the University of Rhode Island's Gender and Sexuality Center held their fourth annual Drag Ball in honor of Coming Out month. Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center, Annie Russell, hosted...

URI senior strives in theatre, learns to ‘own the craft’

One student at the University of Rhode Island has spent the past four years working on her acting skills and preparing for a goal she’s always dreamed of: becoming a film actress. Catia Ramos...

Student starts club on rhetoric

In recent times, many have tied the term rhetoric with words like divisive and hateful, but Aria Loberiti, a University of Rhode Island sophomore studying biology, political science and communication studies, hopes to help...

“ONCAMPUS” helps URI international students

At the University of Rhode Island, the "ONCAMPUS" Rhode Island program is a language support program for first-year international students that gives them opportunities to learn more about American culture. According to Program Director...

Botanical Gardens offer campus paradise

Located on the north end of campus, the University of Rhode Island’s Botanical Gardens can serve as a getaway for some students. The approximately four and a half acre garden averages about 3,000 visitors per...

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