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Some say freshman year is a time to discover new passions, but freshman Sean Fay Wolfe found his passion at the age of 14. Wolfe, a double major in English and elementary education at the University of Rhode Island from West Kingston, Rhode Island, is a teen author in the...
Why Cox was the correct choice to be the 20th head coach in URI men’s basketball history The news broke the morning of March 22 that Dan Hurley would be packing his bags and heading west to Storrs, Connecticut to lead the University of Connecticut Huskies. For the first time...
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...
It has been noted at the University of Rhode Island that physical health is more of a priority than mental health. Professors allow excused absences from class due to physical injury, such as a broken limb or concussion, with a doctor’s note. But as the number of physical injuries...
On Monday night, another threatening note was found in Eddy Hall. Much like the two bomb threat notes that were found over the last two weeks, this note threatened the safety of residents in the building. The typed note stated that the writer had “killed someone in the building.” It...
By Andrew Main, Julia Moro, Samuel Murray, Caitlyn Picard, and Ian Weiner Senate votes 27-3 to unfund student organization After debate, Student Senate decided to defund the Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) with a vote of 27-3-1 after problems arose surrounding their alleged academic affiliations. Senate approved the final budget last...
Two new professors will be joining the University of Rhode Island faculty as part of the new Criminology and Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree program, which begins its first semester in the Fall of 2017. The new major will allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree specifically in criminology, rather...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Rams Den is now open until midnight on Wednesdays and Sundays, a big change after only being open Monday- Friday until 5 p.m. all spring semester. In an effort to offer students more on-campus dining options, the University of Rhode Island has extended the Ram’s...
A new research consortium for coastal ecology is being established statewide thanks to a $19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to the University of Rhode Island. The grant, building on an additional $3.8 million of state funding, is part of a five year effort from the National...
The University of Rhode Island will be offering more inclusive housing options next year due to the efforts of the Gender and Sexuality Center and Housing and Residential Life. Improvements to campus housing options have been in the works for a number of years, according to Gender and Sexuality Center...

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