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You are sitting at your computer on a Monday night, staring at the two paragraphs you have written for the five-page paper due on Tuesday. You decide you need to check your email, because that’s always a good thing to do, right? You have Facebook open one tab over...
A professor at the University of Rhode Island is developing a painless, needle-less vaccine to help with nicotine addiction. Dr. Xinyuan Chen, Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at URI is working to develop a laser-based powder, applied right to the skin. The powdered drug enters through tiny...
The University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center will present William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. “As You Like It” was first published in Shakespeare’s First Folio in 1623. It is a pastoral comedy that according to the URI Events page, “follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in...
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Campus; an underground music community. The University of Rhode Island has a student body filled with all sorts of talents. These skill sets range from throwing a football and hula hooping on the quad, to drinking and starting riots. There is, however, a community on campus who have a unique musical...
The Multicultural Student Center arranged a panel on Islamophobia last Thursday evening. Naomi Thompson, associate professor of community, equity and diversity, and Dr. Nasser Zawia, the dean of the Graduate School, hosted the event in order to begin discussions into communities under attack. “Be extremely respectful and kind,” Zawia said,...
The Norman M. Fain Hillel Center held an Israeli Movie Night with a showing of “Beneath The Helmet” last Monday, Nov. 23. “Beneath The Helmet” is a documentary that tells a coming-of-age story focused on the lives of five Israeli high school graduates who are taken into the military...
I’ve been a vegetarian for almost a year now, and I don’t regret my decision because I still get to enjoy cheese. Many people think cutting meat out of your diet is the most difficult thing in the world, but I think you have to try it for yourself to...
  I take issue with the “right brain vs. left brain” dichotomy. For my whole life, I’ve only ever had one brain. In my experience, most people seem to have a general perception that there are two kinds of people in the world: the ones who are good in the...
On Sunday night, Chance the Rapper will be headlining the Verge Campus Tour at the Thomas M. Ryan Center.  The tour also includes electronic musician Sweater Beats and the indie pop quartet Young & Sick. Young & Sick is led by Danish artist Nick Van Hofwegen and released their debut...