Photo courtesy of PhotobyFriday |  The Rhode Island men’s basketball team will pack their bags and head down to Washington D.C for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament, looking to become the first team to repeat as champions since Temple University did in 2009 and 2010. However, after starting...
Photo courtesy of Rock.com| In July of 1988, while the popular music scene is ruled by solo popstars like Michael Jackson, glam metal bands like Def Leppard, and rap groups like N.W.A. and A Tribe Called Quest, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” quietly slips off the Billboard 200...
Students who helped organize a lecture on reproductive rights in Rhode Island last Thursday were upset to discover that all of their signs for the event had been torn down and destroyed the night before.      Signs were hung around campus to invite students to learn, act and stand...
The film cutting ceremony for the official opening of the Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media took place last Friday on the University of Rhode Island’s Quadrangle. Faculty and students alike, along with many other guests, celebrated the start of a movement towards URI being an important...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoy the event's food and special cultural tables.  On March 25, at 6:30 p.m., members of the University of Rhode Island’s Persian community held an event in the Memorial Union Ballroom to celebrate the Persian New Year, or Nowruz. This is the second year that...
Undeniably, purchasing a yearbook is a great way to hold memories close and look back at a fun-filled college experience for years to come. For this reason, students here at the University of Rhode Island are encouraged to purchase a copy of the Renaissance Yearbook. Books are expected to...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Rams Den is now open until midnight on Wednesdays and Sundays, a big change after only being open Monday- Friday until 5 p.m. all spring semester. In an effort to offer students more on-campus dining options, the University of Rhode Island has extended the Ram’s...
  The University of Rhode Island's women's track and field program has enjoyed success in recent history and a main contributor to the prosperity is senior sprinter and native of Brooklyn, New York, Mariah Claudio, who broke her fourth school record this past weekend. Claudio received Atlantic 10 Women's Co-Performer...
Students at the University of Rhode Island can anticipate a new way to buy and sell textbooks at fair trade, thanks to a student startup rolling out in early December. Senior accounting major Anthony Markey, 21, will be launching his website Libby in order to create an online textbook marketplace...

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