Walking through Memorial Park in Providence, one might come across a stone sculpture upon which is written the towns that once housed concentration camps alongside a list of 14 names.   Dr. William Green, the department chair of landscape and architecture at the University of Rhode Island, was prominently involved...
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...
Amelia Clermont, a junior art and communications major at the University of Rhode Island, has a long road of success ahead of her. Clermont, who has made art her whole life, hopes to take her artistic abilities to one-day work with a snowboard company and design the graphics on...
The newsroom variety show, “20 Somethings,” filmed in Chafee Hall, completed its first season last year.   Matt Sirois, a senior film major who was a producer as well as one of the hosts of the show, described it as, “A spinoff of SNL but more college related with skits...
https://youtu.be/4OpsmG1znS0 Costs associated with paying for college are a concern for most students. In some cases, students aren't entirely sure what all these fees are covering. Gwendlyn Chai, a University of Rhode Island junior, has started a petition to raise awareness about the $494 off campus study fee that students must...
Nearly 1,000 people attended the University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium on September 22 to hear from Dr. Patch Adams, a physician, activist and self-proclaimed clown talk about his life and experiences. Sporting eccentric clown attire, complete with blue hair, vibrantly printed pants and multicolored, neon sneakers, Adams gave...
The Students Rights and Responsibilities Committee has decided to remove the “three-strike” policy from the University of Rhode Island campus policies. “With the three-strike policy, the student conduct administrators are held to ‘one, two, three, I have to suspend you,’” said Katrina Dorsey, associate dean of Students and Community...
The three-wheeled Segway students may have seen University of Rhode Island Police riding around campus on is a part of newly appointed Major Michael Jagoda’s effort to increase community policing at URI. The Segway is not entirely brand new, Jagoda said.  The police department has had it for three years,...
Trophy Wives, a local pop punk band from Providence, was the main headliner last Saturday night at the Pop Rocks Music Festival. The festival was an all day event with more than 15 bands playing within the venue or on the outside stage. The show took place at Simon’s 677...
This Tuesday, Sept. 24, the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies will lead the University of Rhode Island in its celebration of the International Day of Peace. The Center encourages students to stop by the event to release any stress or tension that they may be feeling, and to...