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...
The University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for 16 top-10 finishes at the Boston University Terrier Classic in Boston this past weekend. The top performer for the men’s squad at the meet was freshman Marlon Montague, who followed up his Atlantic 10 Rookie of...
University of Rhode Island head football coach Jim Fleming announced that he and his recruiting crew have secured 20 student-athletes, including five quarterbacks, at National Signing Day in the Thomas M. Ryan Center yesterday afternoon. Headlining the class of 2015 were two local players, Burrillville High School quarterback Isaiah DeSilva...
Kuran Iverson, former four-star recruit and No. 33 ranked prospect in the country according to ESPN, has transferred to the University of Rhode Island and will be eligible after the fall semester next season. Iverson, cousin of former NBA Most Valuable Player Allen Iverson, announced his transfer from the University...
Starting Monday afternoon, blizzard Juno dumped up to two feet of snow on the University of Rhode Island, canceling Tuesday and Wednesday classes and activities.  Though some student residential neighborhoods experienced brief power outages, the university is not reporting any majors damages at any of its four campuses.  Pictured...
The 2015 Winter J Term was a success with an enrollment increase of 50 percent according to Winter J Term and Summer Sessions Coordinator, John Olerio. Up from last year’s 250 enrollment, the second year of J Term classes totalled about 400 students. There was not only an increase in...

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