If you are a student who was admitted to the University of Rhode Island last fall, you were one of 20,925 students who applied to begin their college education. With each year’s class size larger than the previous, the university tackles this great number of hopeful students with a team...
“Discussing race and democracy is important until humanity, step by step, piece by piece, evolves economically, politically, and social justice-wise,” said Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, at the University of Rhode Island’s first annual Race, Violence and Democracy Colloquium. The colloquium, hosted by the URI...
In a society where technology permeates through our professional lives, it is hard to imagine social networking not becoming a major part of the process of getting and filling jobs. For students, one of the largest bodies of prospective employees, many argue that having a LinkedIn account is an...
For a long time not many people have considered how plants and animals living in an environment contribute to how a landscape is shaped. Animals living within an area help to sustain the livability of a landscape, diversify the ecology and strengthen the soil structure, all of which help...
“Sticks and Stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” has become a quote that may not apply to the colloquial language of modern times.  Certain words really can and do hurt people sometimes. The Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign is an international campaign...
“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,...
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...
The No. 12 University of Rhode Island men's hockey team, No. 2 in the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League rankings, lost to No.3-seed University of Delaware in the ESCHL semifinals 2-1 at Middletown Ice World in Middletown, New Jersey, this past weekend. The entirety of the semifinal was just as close...
Before Thurdsay’s tilt with Saint Louis, the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team faced two strong competitors, La Salle University and Duquesne University, and were unable to topple either. However, on Senior Day the Rams took an emotional victory over the Billikens after building a 33-8 lead in the...
In heartbreaking fashion, the Rams dropped their second home game of the year to the Davidson Wildcats in the final seconds, 60-59, and fell to 11-4 in the Atlantic 10 Conference, locking them in a four-way tie for first place. The Davidson win tied the Wildcats with Rhode Island at...

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