Column: The case for the ‘useless’ minor

My two majors, political science and journalism, compliment each other pretty well. It is far from an unheard combination, especially for someone who was always passionate about writing and current events. So, when I...

Foodie’s first taste: Jo’s American Bistro

Often overlooked as a dining option for University of Rhode Island students and community members are the many restaurants located on Aquidneck Island in Newport. Often seen as high brow, and financially out of...

Ubers unlike any other

Sometimes I wish that Uber told you a little bit more information about your driver before you buckled up. The app tells you the drivers name, what kind of car they drive and how...

The importance of taking a mental break

After attending a weekly meditation class at the Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center, I can honestly say that 45 minutes was a highlight of my week. The simple act of doing “nothing” for...

Column: The hardest article I’ve ever written

It’s not easy dealing with life after suffering from a mass shooting. I am just one of many Jewish students here at the University of Rhode Island, and the events that occurred this past...

10 things to do on Friday nights when you’re bored and there’s nothing going...

We’ve all been there, it’s a Friday night and you and your friends cannot think of anything to do. There are no parties going on, the gym is closed, you don’t want to do...

What I learned from covering two debates within one week

The last ten days or so have seen the University of Rhode Island Kingston campus more political than usual, playing host to a gubernatorial debate on Monday the 15th and a senatorial debate on...

Pundit Pandamonium: Who won the governor’s debate?

To put it briefly: no one particularly stood out to me as a debater. I felt that none of the candidates presented the charisma or political chops to really impress voters. But if I...

Column: What’s behind that closed door?

Photo courtesy of Stone Freeman It's very cliché and quite honestly said too much. But, you just don’t know what happens behind closed doors. Unless you open the door. Take this as me opening my...

Press release from Student Senate

September 28th, 2018 Dear Constituents, The University of Rhode Island Student Senate (Senate) is currently involved in discussions regarding the manner in which student organizations are funded and the matters for which they may not be...

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