Column: News is back and better than ever

Thank you, Donald Trump. Thank you for bring news back to the forefront of the minds of the American people, for revitalizing print newspapers at a time they were dying and for giving reporters...

How to “jailbreak Netflix” to get a wider selection

  Are you sick of the limited selection of Netflix? Sure, we have plenty of TV series to watch like The Walking Dead, The Black list and Grey’s Anatomy. (Personally I’m currently watching Scrubs). But...

Butting Heads:

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Who drives the worst? Massachusetts By Caitlyn Picard If you ever heard of the phrase “going for a Sunday drive,” apply to that every Rhode Islander who steps foot into a vehicle at...

Opiod research seminar

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional,” a quote by American author M. Kathleen Casey Roughly a 100 years ago, physicians considered pain as essential for healing. Recently, pain has become recognized in the healthcare...

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...

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...

Do URI’s policies protect us or infect us?

There is a trending notion on college campuses that certain words and ideas are dangerous to intellectual and moral progress and should be squelched without question. This has led students to disrupt, disinvite and...

Press release from Student Senate

September 28th, 2018 Dear Constituents, The University of Rhode Island Student Senate (Senate) is currently involved in discussions regarding the manner in which student organizations are funded and the matters for which they may not be...

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...

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...