The Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) will be holding this year’s annual Hempfest celebration April 30 on the quadrangle despite the group losing its funding this year. Patrick Shea, president of the SSDP and undergraduate student majoring music education, said that the organization has typically been given...
  When challenged with preparing enough food to sufficiently feed the students on the University of Rhode Island’s meal plan, Dining Services follows a standard of excellence that serves to manage waste, predict trends and provide students with superior service.   Associate Administrator of Operations with Dining Services Michael McCullough has...
For those who are behind on completing the general education requirements or for those who wish to lighten the load for Spring semester, the Winter J Term option might be something to look into. In its second year, it will run from Jan. 2 to Jan. 16. “If you need...
  The University of Rhode Island is hosting a European Refugee Crisis Panel as a part of German Campus Week to meet for open discussion. “It’s a grand human tragedy occurring in front of our eyes,” said Richard McIntyre, a professor of economics at URI, of the current European refugee crisis....
Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress will be bringing his newest tour “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” to The Ryan Center Nov. 3, with his visit to The University of Rhode Island being the biggest stop on the tour.   Cigar: When you first started doing stand-up, were you doing the same kind...
Before Thurdsay’s tilt with Saint Louis, the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team faced two strong competitors, La Salle University and Duquesne University, and were unable to topple either. However, on Senior Day the Rams took an emotional victory over the Billikens after building a 33-8 lead in the...
A great opportunity for Jewish URI students to visit Israel through the Birthright Israel organization. Photo courtesy of Yaniv Havusha. Jewish Students attending the University of Rhode Island will have the opportunity to embark on a nearly all-expense-paid trip to Israel this upcoming spring. The University’s Hillel chapter will be...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team dropped three straight against New Mexico State, the University of New Hampshire and Brown University at the Holly Young Invitational this weekend. The squad has lost four of their last five and was swept for the first time this season in their...
The dining halls at the University of Rhode Island provide green-colored comment cards that students can use to voice complaints and concerns about the food served or the halls themselves, in order to bring about changes and improvements. Most recently, the cards have been flooded with one main complaint:...
  The University of Rhode Island track and field teams enjoyed several personal and season bests from their athletes as the season nears the Atlantic 10 championships. The men’s team had four of their athletes top their personal bests and two earn season-best marks in their specific events during the two...

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