Icy sidewalks, broken heaters and leaky ceilings are only a few of the approximately 4,000 problems students have reported to University of Rhode Island Facilities Services so far this year. While there is work to be done all over campus, residence halls always take first priority according to Bonnie Jacob,...
There is no narrative more sacred to NASCAR than conflict. Take NASCAR’s ascendance to the national spotlight as evidence. President’s Day weekend in 1979 saw large amounts of snow cover the Northeast and parts of the Midwest. Swaths of people who had never watched a NASCAR race tuned in for...
Since being uploaded to YouTube nearly two weeks ago, the University of Rhode Island Catholic Center’s lip synching of “Uptown Funk” has over 12,000 views. The video features members of the Newman Club and Father Matthew Glover. Glover gave most of the credit to Katie Marr, the vice president of...
The University of Rhode Island women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up their season this past weekend, finishing ninth out of 11 teams at the Atlantic 10 Championships and falling two spots from last year. Overall the Rams had trouble securing points. They finished with just 152 points total, 37...
The University of Rhode Island women’s ice hockey team defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 4-1 in their semifinal matchup on Saturday before falling to University of Massachusetts 7-2 in the Eastern Collegiate Women’s Hockey League Championship on Sunday. It was announced yesterday that Rhode Island finished at no. 8...
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,...

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