Dysfunctional families have played a part in quite a lot of films such as “August: Osage County” and it’s pretty much a key staple of almost every major TV sitcom as evident through shows like “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy.” Sure enough, it’s the main focus of “This is...
The URI Police Department is welcoming an explosives detection dog to the university. Figaro is a19 month old Labrador retriever and recently completed 6 weeks of training to become certified. He was initially with a program to be a guiding eye dog. However, the state police saw he fit...
The three-wheeled Segway students may have seen University of Rhode Island Police riding around campus on is a part of newly appointed Major Michael Jagoda’s effort to increase community policing at URI. The Segway is not entirely brand new, Jagoda said.  The police department has had it for three years,...
Autumn Walter | Fans look on as Rhode Island beats the University of Albany in the home opener. Rhody nation is hopeful for this season. Rhode Island football was recently ranked #25 in the FCS STATS weekly top 25 rankings. The Rams have started 2-0 including an upset over #15...
I am officially three-plus years into my college career, so it's probably a little too late to quit now. Not that I would, just to be clear, but I'd be lying if I said that it's never crossed my mind during my time here at the University of Rhode Island...
It has been noted at the University of Rhode Island that physical health is more of a priority than mental health. Professors allow excused absences from class due to physical injury, such as a broken limb or concussion, with a doctor’s note. But as the number of physical injuries...
The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team struggled to find their offensive rhythm Sunday afternoon was routed, 67-53, by the University of Dayton in a wire-to-wire victory for the Flyers. Both teams entered the game trying to drift away from middle of the conference and ascend up the Atlantic...
This past Tuesday for Gender Empowerment Week at the University of Rhode Island, Lindsey Costa, Graduate Assistant at the Women’s Center worked to help foster this week’s theme by screening ‘Miss Representation’. A film that outlines the true power that media holds as a means of learning for society. Blake...
Since Hillside Residence Hall was built at the University of Rhode Island in 2012, rumors have spread around campus regarding a faulty structure and a sinkhole, but Housing and Residential Life finally put these assumptions to an end. Hillside Hall is home to 600 first-year students and includes several living-learning...
Autumn Walter | The Rams celebrate after scoring their second goal of the night. On Tuesday night the University of Rhode Island’s men's soccer team beat rival Providence College 3-0, remaining unbeaten on the year and moving to 6-0. The No. 23 ranked Rams were able to continue their shutout streak...

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