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It is eat cheap week for many food places on campus, but that’s not the only exciting thing going on in the emporium this week. Next Wednesday, Feb.18 , Mia Rao will be opening the doors to her first restaurant Mia’s Kitchen. Her plan is simple: “Take the paper...
The January attack on the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” sent shockwaves through the world and ignited a debate over whether or not the Muslim prophet Muhammad should be depicted in publications. Eleven people were killed in the shooting, which was carried out by two men connected with Al-Qaeda in...
For many students the winter months are all about the cancelled classes and staying inside as much as possible  But for the mobility impaired, navigating a college campus can be mentally and physically draining, and staying in becomes not a matter of desire but a choice made out of...
A recent change in all sections of BIO 121, a general education course for the anatomy major, has some University of Rhode Island students breathing a sigh of relief after testing in the class has been changed to a partial group effort. Students taking the class will be required to...
Starting Monday afternoon, blizzard Juno dumped up to two feet of snow on the University of Rhode Island, canceling Tuesday and Wednesday classes and activities.  Though some student residential neighborhoods experienced brief power outages, the university is not reporting any majors damages at any of its four campuses.  Pictured...
The 2015 Winter J Term was a success with an enrollment increase of 50 percent according to Winter J Term and Summer Sessions Coordinator, John Olerio. Up from last year’s 250 enrollment, the second year of J Term classes totalled about 400 students. There was not only an increase in...
The University of Rhode Island took advantage of their careful fiscal management by announcing plans this morning to bolster their faculty by 55 new positions over the next four years, possibly the largest hire in university history. Although which departments will benefit is yet to be determined, the plan to...
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...
The names of students interviewed have been changed to protect their anonymity.  The interviewees choose their aliases and which identifying personal details were included in the article.  No details on prices, products or paraphernalia mentioned were changed.   “Not all drug dealers are bad people,” Winston Churchill, a 19-year-old who...
The Harrington School of Communication and Media is working to give students access to a more broad look at the school’s focuses through a new “integrated media” major. The major, which is still in the planning stages, would combine many of the Harrington School’s existing majors to give students a...

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