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Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Senior players Jared Terrell, EC Matthews, and Senior Manager Owen Sammarone sit on the side line frustrated with the loss of their final game at the Ryan Center. By: Stone Freedman & Nick Cardi A regular season championship and senior night celebration, along with the second worst loss...
Dion Cocoros, a University of Rhode Island alumnus and senior vice president of production for the National Basketball Association, was welcomed back to Kingston on Monday night to speak to students from the Harrington School of Communication and Media Studies. Cocoros has served as a producer for five sports documentaries...
Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Saturday’s TEDx Talks includes speeches ranging in topics from disabilities, living like you’re dying and clothing to help Parkinson’s Disease. The University of Rhode Island’s slogan “Think Big, We Do” was exemplified on Saturday, Feb. 10, as 14 speakers, including students, alumni and professors, presented about topics ranging from...
Dan Hurley and several Rhode Island players make their way toward the Rhody Ruckus after the buzzer sounds, with the fans surrounding and cheering for them. Hurley gives a salute to the crowd, showing his appreciation for the 7,959 fans that had their voices booming across the arena the...
A student at the University of Rhode Island will bring the global charity Help-Portrait to Rhode Island on Dec. 10 to provide the gift of photography to those who cannot afford it otherwise. The Help-Portrait charity, which began in 2008, brings together “photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists to use their...
  Last night Dr. Ulrich G. Hoffmann, a professor from the University Medical Center Freiburg Clinic for Neurosurgery in Germany, visited the University of Rhode Island to give a lecture on brain-machine interfacing technology. He aimed to answer the question: “Is fusing brain and machine a desirable goal? And if...
URI celebrates Earth Day on the Quad April 22 is Earth Day around the world, but the University of Rhode Island celebrated it with Earth Day on the Quadrangle Wednesday, April 19. Student Action for Sustainability hosts Earth Day on the Quad every year. Their president, Morgan Anthony, said it’s for...
About 700 faculty members are evaluated annually through course evaluation forms completed by students at the end of each semester’s class, which are then heavily relied on by superiors in examining one’s professional work. The University of Rhode Island chose to switch from an in-house created Student Evaluation of Teacher...
Starting in fall of 2017, students in the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing will be required to travel to Providence at least once a week for classes at the brand new Rhode Island Nursing Education Center. The $25 million, 133,000 square foot building occupies a renovated power station...
Following the results of the presidential election, students and faculty at the University of Rhode Island gathered on Tuesday to express solidarity for one another, as well as their concerns and hopes for the future. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place on the Quadrangle, was relocated to...

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