Zero Credits Awarded: the Mystery Student Experience

 I’m a senior, and I’ve spent a lot of time in Swan Hall over the course of what has nearly been four years of school—but I’ve never had a class in the auditorium....

What high school didn’t teach you

A perfect honor student with a 4.0 GPA, an SAT score over 2000 and a diploma can only get you so far. When asked to solve an equation for “x” or mix some chemicals...

Column: Bose can make it to the NFL

The last time a University of Rhode Island football player walked across the stage at the NFL Draft, Bill Buckner was still a beloved Boston first baseman and the New England Patriots were fresh...

Lacking in funds but not fundamental skills

All throughout college I have been told to get an internship, get experience and build my network. If I do this, I was told I would have a better chance of getting employed after...

Mentoring first year students

Coming to college can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience. Not knowing where to go, how to sign up for classes, even the proper way to prepare for an exam all add to a stressful...

Time to put on your tin-foil hats

Photos by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Samuel Murray found himself at Conspiracy Theory Night hosted by URI’s Debate Union. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics made headlines last year when he went on the “Road Trippin” podcast...

David Albiani’s Spring Football Practice Notebook

The University of Rhode Island men’s football practice continued this week with a regular practice on Monday and a live scrimmage on Wednesday and here are the takeaways from the week: First Down: The quarterbacks...

Column: Racial ambiguity, the unidentifiable token

When people meet me, there is often an underlying tinge of curiosity in their gaze that is hard not to notice. Growing up surrounded by these inquisitive glances both conditioned me to recognize the...

Watching a show solo: a new concept

  Attending shows has always been a social event that draws in fans from all over to share an experience. It brings a collective group of people together, creating a great atmosphere shared with people...

Letter to the Editor: Greek Life reflects on sexual assault column

Greek life, founded upon the values of Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship, and Community Service is the largest values based community on campus. Sexual assault has no place in the Greek life experience and is counter to...

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