This Saturday, the University of Rhode Island will welcome longtime rival Brown University to Meade Stadium for the 99th annual Governor’s Cup football game. In doing so, they hope to not only earn their first win of the season, but also snap the Bears’ four-game winning streak. So far this...
The University of Rhode Island golf team finished in seventh place at the Harford Hawks Invitational this week, led by the play of Makenzie Denver and Billy Walthouse, who finished tied for 24th place. Following the first-place finish at the Rhody Invitational last week, Rhode Island was overcome by some...
The frame of the University of Rhode Island’s new LGBTQ building is being constructed right on schedule this week for the center’s grand opening date of Feb. 13, 2015. The new LGBTQ center is the first freestanding center in the United States dedicated entirely to LGBTQ rights and will also...
The University of Rhode Island ranked 160 out of 201 schools on U.S. News & World Report's annual National University Rankings list, this year. Ivy League universities like Princeton and Harvard held the top spots on the chart, but what do the rankings really mean in respect to each school?...
Dysfunctional families have played a part in quite a lot of films such as “August: Osage County” and it’s pretty much a key staple of almost every major TV sitcom as evident through shows like “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy.” Sure enough, it’s the main focus of “This is...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team dropped three straight against New Mexico State, the University of New Hampshire and Brown University at the Holly Young Invitational this weekend. The squad has lost four of their last five and was swept for the first time this season in their...
For the first time this academic year, the air in front of the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Student Union was charged last week by confrontations between visiting religious demonstrators and upset students. Missionaries from an organization called Cross Country Evangelism stood on milk crates last Tuesday and held signs...
The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University have begun a partnership that that will benefit URI students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in physician assistant studies. Provisionally accredited through the ARC-PA, which accredits physician assistant programs nationally, this program at JWU is brand new. The...
A group of music department graduates performed on Sunday as part of the URI Alumni Wind Ensemble. The group featured a wide array of young and old URI alumn. The oldest member of the group, horn player Paul Hutchins, graduated in 1973, while the youngest, horn player Jeff Mandler, graduated...
The University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team failed to convert in a 1-0 loss to Lehigh last night, their first home defeat of the season. The Rams fall to 1-3-1 on the year and have been shut out in two consecutive games, dropping a 3-0 matchup with Boston College...

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