Letter from the editor: Your letters don’t make you a perpetrator, your actions do

Three weeks ago, when we ran Kelsey Santmyer’s column about her rape, I never expected the positive reactions we received from the University of Rhode Island community. I was in awe at the overwhelming...

Make the most of every situation

The University of Rhode Island was my absolute last choice school.  Unfortunately, it was the cheapest choice too, so from the moment I arrived on campus, I hated it. I would complain that it...

Sex and the Cigar: Your prostate and you

Women aren’t the only ones with g-spots, behind the pubic bone lies a chestnut sized gland that is sometimes commonly referred to as the ‘male g-spot.’ The prostate is a very important part of the...

Sex and the Cigar: Female orgasm fact or fiction?

After much discrepancy about the “legitimacy” of the female orgasm, it’s time to set the record straight. Around 10 to 15 percent of women never experience an orgasm in their life. Now all the men...

Butting Heads: Chocolate or Vanilla?

  Chocolate is the champion - Alix Bryant Chocolate is one of the most amazing and versatile foods. It is delicious by itself as a snack, but it can also be paired with fruit, nuts, pretzels,...

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...

A Foodie’s first taste: Rhode House

It’s not actually my first time at the Rhode House. In fact, it’s probably the place I go most often in the emporium. So, I decided to take another look at it, to see...

Emporium owners alliance may be answer to towing problem

The Kingston Emporium is a major selling point and fixture at the University of Rhode Island. With a campus as isolated as ours, it adds the unquantifiable convenience and pleasure of eating something that’s...

A foodie’s first taste: Insomnia Cookies

Laura Weick | URI can now enjoy cookies until 3 a.m. Insomnia Cookies is the only nationwide food chain I can think of that specifically targets college students. The bakery’s gimmick is that they make...

Butting Heads: Hope vs Butterfield

Hope reigns supreme Yes, it may be older and yes, it might be smaller, but Mainfare Dining Hall, also known as “Hope,” is the far superior dining option at the University of Rhode Island....