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A brand new student organization is coming to campus this fall for women interested in science, technology, engineering and other related fields, called the URI Women in STEM Club. Sexism against women pursuing STEM professions is a real issue in our world today and students are taking a stand. Hannah...
  Two students were arrested and one was injured during riots that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. The names of those arrested have not been released, but one officer confirmed that the injury...
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...
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...
Photo courtesy of Rock.com| In July of 1988, while the popular music scene is ruled by solo popstars like Michael Jackson, glam metal bands like Def Leppard, and rap groups like N.W.A. and A Tribe Called Quest, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” quietly slips off the Billboard 200...
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...
As if they weren’t already sucking up everyone’s free time or dominating competing streaming services, this past Tuesday Netflix announced a major boost of “original” content coming in 2018. Media mogul and Netflix CFO, David Wells, announced the company’s plan while speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media &...
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...
(Left to right) Shayna Sawyer, Aris Sawyer, Krystal Polanco and Julia Huy are all participants in the Jumpstart service program. |Photo by Grace DeSanti. Any student interested in working with preschool children post-graduation has the opportunity to participate in Jumpstart, a service program that...