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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...
Q: What does your job entail? A: “I am the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, and I oversee a comprehensive student affairs division which includes… housing and residence life, dining, health services, counseling services, campus recreation, the Dean of Students office… and the Memorial...
College Dems show their support at the statehouse for reproductive rights  Photo Courtesy of University of Rhode Island College Democrats. Members of the University of Rhode Island College Democrats attended a hearing for the Reproductive Healthcare Act last Tuesday,...
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...
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...
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...
A previous professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island criticized people from Nebraska over Twitter after the state experienced severe flooding. George A. Kenna PhD, an assistant adjunct professor hired in 2003, tweeted numerous times that Nebraskans are uneducated and that...
Attention English majors: You can find a job after college! These days it may seem tough to be an English major. Amid all the advice being thrown at college students, some of the most common advice has to do with being careful to make sure you’re earning a degree that...

Cardi B? Really?

Cardi B wins Grammy over Mac Miller Mac Miller was completely and utterly jipped Sunday night during the Grammys. Try to change my mind-- you can’t. Mac Miller was nominated for his first Grammy for best rap album. His last...
  The tanning salon Scandinavian Sun formerly featured in the Kingston Emporium has been closed for the school year due to what appears like lack of business. Its closing has been caused by what Health Services’ medical professionals assume is the result of their efforts to make the dangers of...