The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team defeated La Salle 59-47 at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on Thursday after suffering two last-second losses to VCU and the University of Massachusetts the week before. Rhode Island sophomore forward Hassan Martin, who set the Rhode Island single-game record with 10...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team fell to Providence College for the fifth consecutive year on Wednesday night, 68-60, despite sophomore E.C. Matthews’ 27 points. “The outcome was disappointing,” URI head coach Dan Hurley said.  “I was proud of the way our young guys fought for us in...
Magician Mat Franco made his return to the University of Rhode Island at a sold-out event at Edwards Auditorium on Friday night. It was Franco’s first show in Rhode Island since he won season nine of “America’s Got Talent” in September. The show was sponsored by the Student Entertainment Committee as...
The University of Rhode Island took advantage of their careful fiscal management by announcing plans this morning to bolster their faculty by 55 new positions over the next four years, possibly the largest hire in university history. Although which departments will benefit is yet to be determined, the plan to...
When you think of sports coverage, what is the first thing that comes to mind? The powerhouse of sports media, ESPN. They cover every sport from the most common and popular, like football and basketball, to the little known or seasonal, like lacrosse or the Olympics. They even have sections...
University of Rhode Island students silently laid on Lower College Road to protest the grand jury’s lack of indictment for Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Last night at 11:30 p.m., student organization leaders and other students gathered on the Quadrangle for four and a half...
It is something Dan Hurley has been promising since he first arrived in Kingston, Rhode Island, three years ago. A big win against a top-25 team in the country, which has not happened since 1998 when the Rams defeated then-no. 25 Utah, 70-63. This was the same season Rhode Island...
The University of Rhode Island men's basketball team is in preparation for its biggest game yet on the early season, and will face No. 21 University of Nebraska tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Thomas M. Ryan Center. "They are going to be a challenge for us, but we're going to come out from the...
The names of students interviewed have been changed to protect their anonymity.  The interviewees choose their aliases and which identifying personal details were included in the article.  No details on prices, products or paraphernalia mentioned were changed.   “Not all drug dealers are bad people,” Winston Churchill, a 19-year-old who...
The Harrington School of Communication and Media is working to give students access to a more broad look at the school’s focuses through a new “integrated media” major. The major, which is still in the planning stages, would combine many of the Harrington School’s existing majors to give students a...

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