Photo by Sarah Vinci | A candle was lit for each victim of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh during a vigil held by the URI community on Tuesday. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center and other interfaith organizations on campus held a vigil to honor...
The University of Rhode Island has introduced the new position of Director of Community and Organizational Development and announced that it will be filled by Vicki T. Sapp. In her new position, Sapp will be responsible for cultural change, diversity and strategic management. She will be creating and developing strategic...
Rhode Island’s own PsychoTropics is bringing psychedelic rock to the University of Rhode Island music scene. The band was formerly a four-piece band called Atlantis Electric Company in 2014, until their guitarist moved to California this past April. The remaining members considered finding a replacement, but ended up discovering a...
The University of Rhode Island’s Peck Hall was much quieter today without the familiar black and white husky, Ivy, a therapy dog who plays with residents while her owner, housekeeper Mike LaPolice, works in the building. In response to an article about Ivy in Thursday’s Good 5 Cent Cigar, Jeff...
Why Cox was the correct choice to be the 20th head coach in URI men’s basketball history The news broke the morning of March 22 that Dan Hurley would be packing his bags and heading west to Storrs, Connecticut to lead the University of Connecticut Huskies. For the first time...
As she searched through a wooden desk looking for pictures of her two children, Associate Professor Celest Martin remembered the day her son was diagnosed with autism 26 years ago at the age of 2. “I cried, but being an academic, the next day I went to the library and...
  Two students were arrested and one was injured during riots that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. The names of those arrested have not been released, but one officer confirmed that the injury...
“I became so immersed in the culture so quickly that I almost forgot I was in a different country,” said University of Rhode Island student Cassie Jacob about her winter break trip to China. Jacob, a sophomore accounting and Chinese double major, spent most of her winter break in China,...
  On Feb. 5, the University of Rhode Island had its first snowstorm and the first official use of the new alert system. Because of the new system being implemented, some students did not receive notice in one or more of the alert forms that students are offered. Sam Adams,...
The Field of Artisans is a pop-up market for all types of creativity to provide artists with the opportunity to sell their work, gain exposure and network on a consistent basis. Katrina Meehan, the founder of the market, returned to Rhode Island after living in New York City for five...

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