Throughout the country many college students are becoming involved with activism in one way or another. Activism has become a controversial issue among people across the age span. Here at the University of Rhode Island, Robert Vincent of the Center for Student Leadership Development is breeding the next wave of...
The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team started their season on a low note Friday night, being decimated by the national champion runner-up Syracuse University, 95-49, on the road in the famous Carrier Dome. The Rams, like last year, began their 2016-17 campaign against the Orange, but saw far...
The University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center will present William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. “As You Like It” was first published in Shakespeare’s First Folio in 1623. It is a pastoral comedy that according to the URI Events page, “follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in...
With the presidential election nearing, some students have the opportunity to vote for the first time, which can be both nerve-wracking and exciting, while professors view this as just another round. Senior Communication Studies and Public Relations major, Erika Berglund, is voting for the first time this year. Berglund is...
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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...
The University of Rhode Island Parking and Transportation services sent out a statement in August, which listed new parking changes on campus. Since then, a petition was sent around social media along with complaints that are continually rising towards parking. “I was hoping parking services would react to my petition,”...
  To fight back against cancer affecting young adults, a student from the University of Rhode Island is slated to run across the United States after graduating in the spring. Sarah Smith, a senior biological science major at URI, was accepted last week to be a part of the 2016 4K...
The University of Rhode Island’s branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hosted an information session to establish interest in bringing historically multicultural fraternities and sororities back to campus on Thursday, April 20. “Bringing Multicultural sororities to campus was a big unanimous decision,” NAACP Vice President,...
I am officially three-plus years into my college career, so it's probably a little too late to quit now. Not that I would, just to be clear, but I'd be lying if I said that it's never crossed my mind during my time here at the University of Rhode Island...

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