The University of Rhode Island men’s track and field team once again took home the Atlantic 10 Championship, making it two in a row and their fourth championship in the past five years. In addition to the championship head coach John Copeland also took home Coach of the Year...
The University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate decided against extending the semester to Saturday, May 2, following this semester’s lost class time. In a meeting Thursday afternoon in Kirk Auditorium, Bahram Nassersharif, chairperson of the Faculty Senate, said because of this winter’s weather, class schedules have been sacrificed. “Some classes...
“I told the Englishman that my alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read-and that's a lot of books these days. If I weren't out here every day battling the white man, I...
Around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday morning, extreme temperatures froze a sprinkler pipe junction in Chaffee Hall, which then burst and flooded several rooms on the eighth floor. While the eighth floor carried the brunt of the damage, the water damaged ceilings and floors of the sixth and seventh floors were also...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team is atop the Atlantic 10 Conference the latest into the season in team history, but it will have to exorcise some late-game demons to keep itself there. Tomorrow the Rams host the University of Massachusetts for their second tilt of the season,...
It is eat cheap week for many food places on campus, but that’s not the only exciting thing going on in the emporium this week. Next Wednesday, Feb.18 , Mia Rao will be opening the doors to her first restaurant Mia’s Kitchen. Her plan is simple: “Take the paper...
The University of Rhode Island men’s roller hockey team dropped two of three games this past Saturday, salvaging one to avoid a sweep and improve to 4-7 on the season. Rhode Island fell to Temple University 4-2 and Northeastern University 3-2 before sinking Hofstra in a high-scoring finale, 8-5. The Rams...
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...
For many students the winter months are all about the cancelled classes and staying inside as much as possible  But for the mobility impaired, navigating a college campus can be mentally and physically draining, and staying in becomes not a matter of desire but a choice made out of...
A recent change in all sections of BIO 121, a general education course for the anatomy major, has some University of Rhode Island students breathing a sigh of relief after testing in the class has been changed to a partial group effort. Students taking the class will be required to...

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