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...

URI football team grabs 20 recruits on National Signing Day

University of Rhode Island head football coach Jim Fleming announced that he and his recruiting crew have secured 20 student-athletes, including five quarterbacks, at National Signing Day in the Thomas M. Ryan Center yesterday...

Cigar reporter predicts impact players for baseball, softball

With the spring semester in session and first pitch on the horizon, here are the Rams slated to have big impacts on the field in 2015 for the University of Rhode Island’s baseball and...

URI student starts petition to legalize industrial hemp use

Hemp may have gotten a bad name for itself due to its association with marijuana, but for University of Rhode Island sophomore Emily Greenwood, equating the two could be a misconception. Industrial hemp is the...

Cuba’s doors open just in time for URI students

From Jan. 7 to Jan. 16, 20 University of Rhode Island students traveled to Cuba with two political science professors as part of a Winter J Term class to study the history and politics...

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