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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 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...
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,...
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...
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...
  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...
Living on campus, students quickly learn where to find the best bathrooms and which ones to avoid. If you’re not lucky enough to live in a suite with your own bathroom, you probably know just how disgusting the public restrooms can get. Here is a list of the five...
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...

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...
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...

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