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Photo by Ryan Wichelns | Renovations are underway for the Memorial Union and will take about six years to complete. The University of Rhode Island is in the early stages of planning a full renovation of the Memorial Union that is expected to be completed in the fall of 2024....
As a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, I feel much more confident going into my second year of college than I did going into my first. My learned confidence comes from all of the things I left behind or forgot to buy, the mistakes I made in...
Photo by Greg Clark | Valerie Ferris and Matthew Oxley portrayed Sarah and James in the emotional play. Audiences enjoyed free admission to the student-run production of “Time Stands Still” from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4 in the J Studio of the Fine Arts Center. The play tells the story of...
A campaign led by University of Rhode Island alumni of African descent seeks to raise awareness for the West African Ebola crisis and to garner support for affected communities. Komlan A. Soe, a graduate of URI’s class of 2013 and former Liberian refugee, is seeking support from his alma mater...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball guard Stanford Robinson, 22, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 3, by the South Kingstown Police Department. Robinson was charged with three misdemeanor charges including disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and simple assault. The arrest comes nearly two months after an incident at the Ryan...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoyed booths and food trucks all in efforts to spread awareness and knowledge about mental health on the Quadrangle. On Wednesday, April 11 the University of Rhode Island hosted their first Mental Health Awareness Day on the quad. The unprecedented event was the Senior Honors...
The University of Rhode Island’s Jazz Big Band entertained hundreds of URI Alumni and local residents during the Wakefield Oktoberfest and River Fire this past Saturday, as part of the University’s 125th anniversary celebration. Seventeen undergraduate students, and one graduate student, fill the ranks of the band, directed by Grammy...

Honors Colloquium

Photo by Anna Meassick | Nancy Folbre opens the night saying she knows she is in the right place due to our “think big” attitude. On Oct. 23, Nancy Folbre spoke at the annual Honors Colloquium in Edwards Hall with a presentation entitled, “The Rise and Decline of Patriarchal Systems.” Folbre...
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...
Photo by Anna Meassick|CIGAR| Current clothing donation bins are tucked away at the top of campus in the Emporium, far from the residence halls. In this modern age there are more people, more production and more waste than ever before and the earth is getting no bigger. The United States...

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