My search for faith: Buddhist Meditation community

This is the third 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 community on campus...

Columbus doesn’t deserve a holiday

  To me, Columbus Day is associated with a blistery October day where everyone sleeps in because everything is closed and there are no classes. The University of Rhode Island stripped me of that reality...

Butting Heads: MWF classes vs T/TH classes

MWF is the way to go Allie Lewis I’d rather go to class one more day a week than sit in a lecture for an hour and 15 minutes. By the time I’m 45 minutes into...

Album review: U2, “Songs of Innocence”

At an Apple press conference on Tuesday afternoon, the Irish rock group U2 announced the release of their thirteenth album, “Songs of Innocence.” Aside from it being tied into an event that also premiered the...

Sully Abroad: Dorming in the land down under

I have a bone to pick with anyone who says that the University of Rhode Island Housing and Dining are terrible. I will never complain about either of them again. First, my room has...

Sully Abroad: Take a chance on the experience of a lifetime

Alright, I’ll warn all of you now, this column is not like the rest. I try my hardest not to write articles all about me, because I’m not that interesting of a guy. Instead,...

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....

Making midterms less messy: study smarter, not harder

Midterms are upon us and many students across campus are having trouble figuring out how best to study for these cumulative, significant and all around gut-wrenching exams. But here at the University of Rhode...

How to make and stick to a budget

It’s getting to that point in the year where our wallets start to run dry. Sadly, for some, it’s like that year-round. For those who struggle with money to the point where you’re filling...

Pundit Pandamonium: Who won the governor’s debate?

To put it briefly: no one particularly stood out to me as a debater. I felt that none of the candidates presented the charisma or political chops to really impress voters. But if I...

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