Letter to the editor: What value does a child’s life hold?

Submitted by Jessie Boukarim   “I can’t wait to eat, I’m starving.” I’ve heard this said around campus all too often. Typically, this is conversed while strolling with friends to the dining halls or emporium. But...

Some football players stand out early

The University of Rhode Island football season has been a far from memorable one so far. The Rams (0-2) were dismantled in a 54-7 loss to Fordham and they have been outscored 102-14 in...

Letter from the Editor: December 4, 2014

Dear Readers, One of my favorite parts of my week is watching strangers read the paper on Thursday morning.  I realize this sounds a little creepy, but you have to understand that before this year...

Is it time to forgive Brian Williams?

It’s been a rough couple of weeks if you’re NBC Nightly News’ managing editor and anchor. Brian Williams is currently being suspended by NBC while an investigation is underway regarding his recent journalistic shortcomings. If you...

Bernie Sanders brings out socialism on campus

The University of Rhode Island Democrats Club brought a group of students to Boston last weekend to see presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders address his largest crowd yet. A growing number of democrats support Sanders...

My search for faith, the Muslim Community Center

This is the first installment of a semester-long series that documents my exploration of faith on the University of Rhode Island campus. The goal is to sit down with every religious center on campus...

G-Spot Chronicles: March 4, 2015

Weird stuff happens in my suite all the time. Random people sleep on the lounge floor, suite mates go missing and somehow my socks never make it back from the laundry room. All of...

G-Spot Chronicles: March 12, 2015

At one point in the semester, a Project X type event was held to celebrate a well-played football game. I left the place at around 9 p.m., when it was a modest gathering. Unbeknownst...

Housing: been there, done that

Ever since I’ve been a freshman, I’ve heard the phrase “living down the line.” However, I haven’t had the luxury of living off-campus until my senior year. Freshman year, I couldn’t wait to move into...

Column: Knowledge equals difference

  The answer is knowledge. The answer to the question that has haunted many of us: how do we help?   Many of us are angry. Many of us are confused. Many of us are frustrated....

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