Five Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Dokhang Monastery performed a chant and held a discussion on Monday evening in the Lippett Hall auditorium. At the beginning of the event, the Gaden Mastery, one of the three most renowned monasteries of Tibet, wore yellow and maroon colored robes and sat in...
On Halloween night last week, dozens of students at the University of Rhode Island did the “Time Warp” again. The RKO Army, a shadow cast performance group based in southern Rhode Island, held its annual showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at Edwards Auditorium on Oct. 31. The film...
Pending completion of mandated psychological testing and firearm range training, the University of Rhode Island campus police are on a timeline to be armed at the start of the spring 2015 semester. Now almost halfway through the arming process, Director of Public Safety Stephen Baker believes the department will stay...
The misuse of prescription stimulants among college students has been an increasing problem over the past several years. Rates of such misuse range from 5 percent to 35 percent nationwide, with higher rates occurring at colleges in the Northeast, according to research conducted by University of Rhode Island Psychology...
Internationally renowned classical guitarist Claude Bourbon headlined a free concert at the 193 Degrees Coffeehouse last night. The coffeehouse collaborated with the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies and Strike A Chord to host the show. “It was a joint effort,” Paul Bueno de Mesquita from the Center for Nonviolence and...
The University of Rhode Island’s Health Services worries that while the majority of students are educated about pregnancy and its prevention, they are not educated about common sexually transmitted diseases. “We are human beings, we are sexual beings, sex is not a bad thing,” Fortunato Procopio, medical director and staff...
For those who are behind on completing the general education requirements or for those who wish to lighten the load for Spring semester, the Winter J Term option might be something to look into. In its second year, it will run from Jan. 2 to Jan. 16. “If you need...
The University of Rhode Island men’s rugby team will look to avenge last week’s 27-25 loss against the University of Vermont on Saturday to claim first place in their conference. The Rams lost last week on a last-play penalty kick that gave Vermont the win, and URI’s first defeat on the...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team was dealt two close losses at the hands of Dayton and Saint Louis this weekend as they now find themselves fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings. “Our stars needed to shine more brightly in order for us to do better,” Rhode...
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...

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