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Photo by Kristina |CIGAR| In the last few years 3-D printing has become more cost effective and precise. The advancement in 3-D printing technology has encouraged a school of thought that proves this technology has the potential to completely revolutionize medicine, improve manufacturing and change our relationship with technology. To...
Walter G. Besio, a professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has developed a new kind of electrode that will allow for more accurate brain study. Besio has been working for the last 20 years to develop the Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode (TCRE), which improves signal quality...
Photo by Margo Gagnon |CIGAR| The Rhode Island men’s hockey team finished their season last Friday with a 2-1 loss to New York University in game one of the ESCHL playoffs. Rhode Island was outshot for most of the game and after being down 2-0 early in the third period,...
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 &...
Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island was paid a visit by the American Band, a classical concert band of over 60 of the finest musicians and conductors in Southern New England, this past Sunday.   The American Band is one of the oldest concert bands in America...
According to research by Skyscanner, the average college student spends between $220 and $600 per night on their spring break trip. Considering most college students are also thousands of dollars in debt, this spending, for little more than a few days with friends on the beach, can be seen...
Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Hosting 15th Annual Road Race Want to help promote the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle? Want to race along with other health-conscious individuals? The Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is hosting its 15th annual Nutrition Fuels Fitness Road Race on...
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...

Veg Lifestyle on Campus

I went vegan during my junior year at Westerly High School. I was an athlete at the time and when my friends and coaches found out about my decision to cut animal products from my diet, I was flooded with their doubts. I repeatedly answered the questions that vegans...
Some students, during their walk to class, have noticed that the American flag has been missing from the quadrangle since spring break and the bad weather is to blame. Director of Public Safety, Stephen Baker, said that after the weather that hit the campus during spring break, one of the...

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