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Since being uploaded to YouTube nearly two weeks ago, the University of Rhode Island Catholic Center’s lip synching of “Uptown Funk” has over 12,000 views. The video features members of the Newman Club and Father Matthew Glover. Glover gave most of the credit to Katie Marr, the vice president of...
  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....
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Lower College Road needed to be repaved again after a sewer line got disconnected. The University of Rhode Island has paid a contractor for a construction mishap that occurred during road work on Lower College Road, despite it not yet being clear who is at...
Students at the University of Rhode Island helped raise more than $13,000 towards cancer research on Monday by shaving their heads in support of children with cancer. The second annual Brave the Shave event was put on by students and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Memorial Union. The St....
“They say ‘don’t play in the mud’ as a kid, but you’ve always wanted to. Now, you get to play in the mud as an adult,” Director of Oozeball, Mike Lawson, commented on what is so appealing about URI’s dirtiest tradition. If you haven’t heard about Oozeball before, you may...
The film cutting ceremony for the official opening of the Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media took place last Friday on the University of Rhode Island’s Quadrangle. Faculty and students alike, along with many other guests, celebrated the start of a movement towards URI being an important...
When you think of sports coverage, what is the first thing that comes to mind? The powerhouse of sports media, ESPN. They cover every sport from the most common and popular, like football and basketball, to the little known or seasonal, like lacrosse or the Olympics. They even have sections...
A study released by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences named Rhode Island as one of the states that spend more money on prisons than public colleges. According to the study, states have been cutting their support for higher education for over a decade. More specifically, state spending...
Photo courtesy of Mitchell Leff. Rhode Island basketball is advancing. The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team is moving on to the Atlantic 10 semifinals after taking down number one seeded Virginia Commonwealth University Friday afternoon by a final score of 75-70.
A petition against mandatory class sessions at the new Nursing Education Center in Providence, Rhode Island, is unlikely to effect change despite gaining almost 2,000 signatures in two weeks. The petition, started by junior nursing student Rachel Vafides, was started after an announcement was made that the nursing school’s second-semester...

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