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...

A Foodie’s first taste: I-Zone

If you're looking for I-Zone, you might not see it right away. It’s tucked away in the right side of the emporium, and you need to cross a road to get there from the...

Letter to the editor: Slow Down URI

Researchers in Dr. Kathleen Melanson’s Energy Balance Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island study a crucial area of research that examines eating rate and healthy dietary habits. Currently over 60 percent of the US...

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...

Letter to the editor: RI Superior Court rules in favor of URI part-time faculty...

The Rhode Island Superior Court has ruled, October 1, 2015, in favor of the URI Part-Time Faculty United (URI/PTFU) union in the URI/Board of Education (BOE) appeal of an arbitrator’s earlier decision which determined...

Love yourself: why ‘skinny’ should not matter

Hey you, you’re standing on two feet today. You woke up and got up for a purpose. You are unique and beautiful in every way, but remember your perfections are blinded by what you...

What living the Greek Life taught me

If you asked my high school self if I would join a sorority in college, my answer would be, “No way in hell.” I’m not a typical “sorority girl” in any sense of the word....

How to Survive Your First Month of College

The first month of college is similar to a maze. Students move onto campus and have to navigate their way through the madness of getting back into the rhythm of academics and signing up...

An open letter to Kelsey Santmyer: The response we think you deserve

A letter to Kelsey Santmyer Dear Kelsey, We cannot begin to count the number of ways our University has failed you. You were failed two years ago when you were raped. You were failed when you...

Letter to the Editor: The time has come to talk about campus sexual assault

A 2007 campus sexual assault study by the U.S. Department of Justice found that around one in five women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students. That makes them...