A night inn with the Bordens

Photo by Caitlyn Picard |CIGAR| URIPS takes on Lizzie Borden's house Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks, when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one. That famous...

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...

Reacting to the election as a minor

A year from now when someone says to me, “it’s your fault that we’re in this situation,” I can truthfully say it’s not. I am talking about probably the most important presidential election in...

Butting Heads: Cats vs Dogs

The Case for Cats: Pure Puurrrfection   Cats are tiny balls of pure fluff and happiness. Whether you are waking up to it sleeping on your head or lying down with it curled up next to...

Why do we segregate STEM and Liberal Arts?

  I take issue with the “right brain vs. left brain” dichotomy. For my whole life, I’ve only ever had one brain. In my experience, most people seem to have a general perception that there...

Column: Stop texting, start hiking

It amazes me that there are people in this university who have never hiked a day in their lives. Personally, I don’t get it. I hear the excuses: “It’s buggy,” “It’s too hard,” “I never...

From England to URI, an American dream

I thought I knew fair amount about American culture. I’ve wasted way too much of my life watching Friends, I regularly hear some great (but sometimes questionable) American music, The Great Gatsby is my...

From a commuters perspective

It was easy to take for granted living on campus. I was a 15 minute walk away from everything, I had groups of friends right down the hall and I could wake up 20...

Living with Asian-American stereotypes

  The only thing being an Asian American really means is that one is of Asian descent. That’s it. But speaking as an Asian American who lives many Asian American stereotypes, this is hardly the...

Look up, life is passing by

I’ve learned that media is changing the world for the better, but when I’m sitting across from a friend and they can’t seem to look up from the screen in front of their face,...

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