Autumn Walter | Fans look on as Rhode Island beats the University of Albany in the home opener. Rhody nation is hopeful for this season. Rhode Island football was recently ranked #25 in the FCS STATS weekly top 25 rankings. The Rams have started 2-0 including an upset over #15...
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A new research consortium for coastal ecology is being established statewide thanks to a $19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to the University of Rhode Island. The grant, building on an additional $3.8 million of state funding, is part of a five year effort from the National...
This election has been one of the most controversial topics across the country for months, but how do students from other countries feel about the crazed battle to the finish line between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? Multiple international students at the University of Rhode Island have...
After the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were detected in a window-caulking sample of Fogarty Hall on March 18, air sample and surface tests conducted show very low levels of the compound throughout the building, according to University of Rhode Island officials. “These are highly favorable results for the indoor...
The January attack on the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” sent shockwaves through the world and ignited a debate over whether or not the Muslim prophet Muhammad should be depicted in publications. Eleven people were killed in the shooting, which was carried out by two men connected with Al-Qaeda in...
  The Student Senate's Student Organization Advisory Review Committee, or SOARC,  decided in the fall 2015 semester to do a review on positions from all student organizations that receive a stipend on campus. These meetings involved one to two students representing each stipended position, and explained their role and outlined...
The first show I ever attended was the Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert back in 2007 after winning the ticket in a raffle. I have gone through quite a few music phases to get to where I am with my music taste  today, but every...
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 University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team and new head coach Daynia La-Force took only 10 games to get to win No. 7 this season, defeating Boston University 56-48 at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on Dec. 9, 2014. On Feb. 5 of the same year, the team picked...

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