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Rhode Island students on the pre-med track have an impressive program available to them, the URI-Brown Early Identification Program. The program is open to college students who are Rhode Island residents, have graduated from a Rhode Island high school and have been an integral part of their community in...
Clothing is a $3 trillion business that accounts for eight percent of the greenhouse gases and is worn every day. A seminar presentation held in Edward’s Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island on April 18 served to fill in some answers about the truth behind clothing. From a...
With calls for stricter gun laws after the Parkland shooting, Rhode Island’s legislatures have submitted two bills, one to ban bump stocks and the other to remove guns from people who were “red flagged.” Over the years, five other states have passed red flag laws, Rhode Island is the first...
Photo by |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island’s Paranormal Society held an evidence expo containing all the corroborating evidence they have to support the claim that paranormal activity exists. “Basically we are getting together our best evidence from both on campus and off campus” Riley Pearson, the historian of the...
The University of Rhode Island acapella group, Rhody Rhapsodies put the ‘fun’ in fundraising on Saturday, April 14 with a Mario Kart tournament fundraiser. The tournament was played on the Nintendo Switch and began at 6 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Admission cost $5 for most participants, but was...
Photo courtesy of the URI Asian Students Association The University of Rhode Island Asian Students Association will host their 26th Annual ASA Culture Show on April 26 in Edwards Auditorium from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jenessa Syhabouth, president of the ASA, said that her organization seeks to not only educate...
On April 22, 2018, Flow, an expression-based club, will be hosting the first ever “Flow Fest” at the University of Rhode Island. President and founder of URI Flow, Scott Botelho, explained that URI Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) will not be hosting Hempfest as they have done in...
The University of Rhode Island’s first annual Sustainability Summit will take place this coming Saturday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Galanti Lounge of the Robert L. Carothers Library. This student-run event seeks to bring together great ideas to make URI more sustainable. The summit...
Lawmakers and students can agree that the cost of higher education has increased considerably in the last two decades. According to the College Board 2017 Pricing Report, since the year 1988 the cost of higher education has increased 213 percent. Rhode Island Rep. Joseph McNarmara of Cranston and Warwick introduced a...
In high school, I dreamed of living on-campus during college. I couldn’t wait to meet my roommate who would become my best friend, participate in on-campus traditions and experience what would be considered the best years of my life. Being a first-generation college student probably increased this desire. My...

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