Native American student organization raises cultural awareness on campus and state-wide

“I feel underrepresented,” said current junior Native American Student Organization president Niko Freeman.  “That’s why we have NASO.” Many students do not know the University of Rhode Island has a club dedicated to Native Americans,...

Capturing the streets of Providence: Art student profile

Photography is a form of creating art through technology. However, in the 21st century many have forgotten that not all photography is digital; some still prefer the longer, hands-on darkroom (analog) photography. “I’ve taken a...

Meet the Senate: Campus affairs chair

For most people, reading complaints is probably the last thing they want to deal with. Not for Student Senator Morgan Boutmy. In fact, it is her favorite part of the job. “I kind of love...

DiLorenzo consistently strong in net for Rhode Island

The success of senior goaltender Kayla DiLorenzo has paid dividends for her teammates, coaches and fans at the University of Rhode Island. DiLorenzo and the Rams opened their season last weekend with a 7-0 shutout...

Meet the Senate SOARC Chair

To a number of University of Rhode Island students, the Student Senate might be a total mystery. However, three-year Student Senate member Amanda Rode has the enigma figured out. “Student Senate isn’t scary,” Rode said....

Former Kinesiology student returns to artistic passion

Many people believe that you are supposed to find yourself in college, though some students simply reconnect with old passions during this time. One University of Rhode Island student loved and made art his...

Old paintings get a second life

Paintings are often seen as never-changing pieces of art, but one URI art student is trying to challenge this. By taking photographs of famously painted pictures, the old scenes are given new life. Rhonda Laporte,...

Students form music group, combining talents

The University of Rhode Island is an institution bursting with young, talented individuals, including the members of the Rhode Island-based music group, Black Plague. Black Plague consists of 11 individuals, eight of whom attend URI....

Student turns sweat into art project

Most people would never make a connection between being on the swim team and being an art student, yet Colette Aubin, a senior fine arts major with a minor in film media at the...

Ballroom club does old school dance in a progressive way

The Memorial Union gets a little classier on Wednesday nights when the first floor’s ballroom turns on its lights and the Ballroom Dance Club’s 30 members get moving. To some it may come as a...

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