The University of Rhode Island men’s rugby team defeated Boston University, 88-5, and the women’s rugby squad beat the University of Massachusetts, 27-5. In the women’s game, the first try was scored by junior forward Jonna Miguel.  Senior back Sarah May Bonneson scored the next try for the Rams, with...
Students in URI’s chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants pose for a photo at the Annual Minority Business Conference. Photo courtsey of NABA. The University of Rhode Island’s student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) took first, second and third place in this...
The University of Rhode Island has introduced the new position of Director of Community and Organizational Development and announced that it will be filled by Vicki T. Sapp. In her new position, Sapp will be responsible for cultural change, diversity and strategic management. She will be creating and developing strategic...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Wednesday night Student Senate spent over an hour discussing the presidential disqualification ticket. Student Senate voted on Wednesday, Feb. 28 not to disqualify the presidential ticket of Adriana Wilding and Abdulwhab Alquirtas. The vote was 11 in the affirmative, 14 in the negative and six abstaining. Wilding...

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The year was 1999. The average price of gas was $1.30. Kurt Warner, Dick Vermeil and the St. Louis Rams were coined, “the greatest show on turf,” and the team to beat in the NFL.  And the starting five for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team was...
Mainfare dining hall suffered a flood today due to an unsuccessful switch back to their air conditioning unit. Students eating in the dining hall around 12:10 p.m. noticed water start to leak from the ceiling. It was not long until ceiling tiles collapsed because of the water damage and...
I’ve been a vegetarian for almost a year now, and I don’t regret my decision because I still get to enjoy cheese. Many people think cutting meat out of your diet is the most difficult thing in the world, but I think you have to try it for yourself to...
  The University of Rhode Island’s powerlifting team competed at the collegiate Cup Powerlifting Meet at Foxwoods Resort Casino last Saturday. This event was put on by USA Powerlifting, a reputable powerlifting federation. The university was represented by 32 athletes. The majority of the competition included athletes from Northeastern University...
Students and faculty came together last Thursday to voice their concerns about sexual violence and rape culture at the University of Rhode Island. The event, “Speak Up, Speak Out: A General Assembly on Sexual Violence,” was organized by Graduate Assistants United in response to a column published two weeks ago...
Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Mendenhall. According to the United Nations, the impacts of climate change are global in scope and unprecedented in scale and without drastic action today, adapting to these impacts in the future will be more difficult and costly.

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