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Society for Women in Computing works to expose women to different areas of technology while developing professional skills and establishing a supportive and encouraging community. Photo courtesy of S.W.I.C. Despite the high ranking, the department still looks for ways to improve
The University of Rhode Island concluded its first ever Family and Alumni weekend with a State of the University Address by President David Dooley on Sunday morning at Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall. With the University’s accreditation being under reevaluation this year, Dooley reflected on what URI has accomplished since the...
Student in Barcelona witnesses struggles for Catalan independence Senior Elana Rivkin got more than she bargained for when she decided to study abroad this semester in Barcelona. Between her classes, Rivkin is getting an up-close and personal experience with the controversial independence referendum that is inciting protests and violence across...
The long anticipated renovations to Butterfield Dining Hall will begin this fall, but with no immediate impact on the “The Butt’s” meal schedule or the amenities inside the dining hall. The only noticeable difference for students this fall semester, aside from obvious external construction, will be a rerouted entrance and...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students play soccer with a twist--they must remain upright in inflatable bubbles. The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Recreation brought a free bubble soccer tournament to adventurous students on April 7 on the North Fields. The premise of bubble soccer is much like it sounds. Teams compete...
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...
  Some female students at the University of Rhode Island are adding military science classes and labs to learn the tactics useful for future officers to their already-full course loads. The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, otherwise known as ROTC, is a program to provide individuals with the training needed to become officers...
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...

All Things Rhody

Photo courtesy of GoRhody A recap of a successful week in Rhode Island athletics   Women’s Rowing named A-10 Boat of the Week The University of Rhode Island women’s rowing team had one of the most successful weeks of the season this week winning the 52nd annual Kerr Cup Regatta. The Varsity 8...
E.C. Matthews, the fifth-year senior guard on the URI men’s basketball team, will miss 4-6 weeks due to a fractured left wrist. Matthews sustained the injury on Monday night during the Rams road loss to the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. Late in the second half, Matthews had elevated...

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