The Rhode less traveled

Rhode Island men's basketball concludes historic season What started off as a 6-3, injury plagued beginning to the 2017-18 University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team, concluded as one of the best seasons in program...

Students take a stand for gun safety

Photo courtesy of March for Our Lives "The only thing that stands between me and my diploma is an AR-15," said high school senior, Vivian Angell, who plans to write this on the sign she...

TinkerCAD allows students to learn how to 3-D print

Photo by Kristina |CIGAR| In the last few years 3-D printing has become more cost effective and precise. The advancement in 3-D printing technology has encouraged a school of thought that proves this technology has...

Better brains for a better future

Walter G. Besio, a professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has developed a new kind of electrode that will allow for more accurate brain study. Besio has been working for the...

From journalism student to television guest

Alumnus' journey of weight loss to notoriety A recent graduate of the University of Rhode Island class was featured on the Today Show for losing over 150 pounds. Brianna Blank, a graduate of the 2014...

Training to educate, understand

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| With a world full of misconceptions, the Gender and Sexuality Center is hoping to bring students together to learn about the LGBTQ+ community. Safe Zone is a training workshop that is...

Students combat environmental injustices in Arizona over Spring Break

Photo courtesy of James Masse Within the last decade the popularity of brief community service trips has drastically increased through the social model of the “Alternative Spring Break.” This year, the University of Rhode Island...

‘Dominate the Day’

Photo courtesy of the Dominate the Day Foundation Former URI student athlete's legacy lives on A non-profit foundation has been founded to honor the legacy of Jordan Sebastian, a former University of Rhode Island student and...

A national movement sparking conversation on campus

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Women stand in solidarity with each other during the #MeToo movement In Oct. 2017, the #MeToo movement erupted on social media. The movement was for those who had ever been...

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...

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