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The University of Rhode Island women’s ice hockey team defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 4-1 in their semifinal matchup on Saturday before falling to University of Massachusetts 7-2 in the Eastern Collegiate Women’s Hockey League Championship on Sunday. It was announced yesterday that Rhode Island finished at no. 8...
  Many students’ study in geology ends in grade school when they learn the three types of rocks: metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary. However, the University of Rhode Island’s geology program proves time and time again to both increase and expand upon the importance of geology in the modern day that...
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...
College students in Rhode Island may soon begin to feel some relief from college debt after Gov. Gina Raimondo proposed two years of free tuition for state schools in her Fiscal Year 2018 budget. If the proposal passes, students at the Community College of Rhode Island, if enrolled full-time and...
The indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, Passion Pit, energized fans and brought a new, electric sound to the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center last night. The show was presented by URI’s Student Entertainment Committee, who brought Passion Pit in hopes to bring in a different crowd than shows...
The newsroom variety show, “20 Somethings,” filmed in Chafee Hall, completed its first season last year.   Matt Sirois, a senior film major who was a producer as well as one of the hosts of the show, described it as, “A spinoff of SNL but more college related with skits...
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...

Weekend wrap-up

  Rowing The University of Rhode Island women’s rowing team expectedly dealt with the same turbulent winds and unpleasant weather conditions that postponed or impacted most of URI sports teams this past weekend. But, the team was still competitive in the Doc Hosea Invitational Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., taking third...
Around 5 p.m. Thursday, six University of Rhode Island students built a snow wall in front of Green Hall to protest classes being held in winter weather conditions that day. One university and one state police officer respectively forced the students to dig a hole through the wall so that...
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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