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Give credit when credit’s due

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In defense of the ‘Sophomore Slums’

Every year, approximately 95 percent of the University of Rhode Island freshmen live on campus. After their inaugural year at the University, that number dwindles. Options are limited, as not all upperclassmen are guaranteed...

Column: Women’s hockey success from Boston to RI going unnoticed

Boston won its latest championship in the string of titles its sports teams have captured earlier this month. However, this time, there was no duckboat parade, no celebration and almost no press coverage at...

Students discuss safer drug use at concerts and festivals

Students for Sensible Drug Policy, known around campus as SSDP, hosted a discussion on “Sensible Drug Use at Shows and Festivals” on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The event, which took place in the gallery of...

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