The University of Rhode Island men’s rugby team will look to avenge last week’s 27-25 loss against the University of Vermont on Saturday to claim first place in their conference. The Rams lost last week on a last-play penalty kick that gave Vermont the win, and URI’s first defeat on the...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team was dealt two close losses at the hands of Dayton and Saint Louis this weekend as they now find themselves fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings. “Our stars needed to shine more brightly in order for us to do better,” Rhode...
On Sunday night, Chance the Rapper will be headlining the Verge Campus Tour at the Thomas M. Ryan Center.  The tour also includes electronic musician Sweater Beats and the indie pop quartet Young & Sick. Young & Sick is led by Danish artist Nick Van Hofwegen and released their debut...
“I hate the smell of this stuff,” Lt. Michael Chalek, interim police major, commented as he bent over a bin of confiscated marijuana in the permanent evidence room of the University of Rhode Island Police Department. Marijuana is the most common item confiscated from students on campus, followed by alcohol....
After two and a half years of contract negotiations, the University of Rhode Island’s Part-Time Faculty Union received an offer last week from the university: a $200 per course pay increase over a five-year period. “It’s an embarrassment,” said PTFU President Edward Inman III. Currently, the university’s part-time faculty make...
The University of Rhode Island women’s soccer team snapped its six-game unbeaten streak in a 3-0 shutout loss at the hands of Atlantic 10 rival Virginia Commonwealth University. Rhode Island fell to 9-2-2 on the season and, despite having the most overall wins in the conference, is tied for sixth...
As gender and relationship roles change in the 21st century, so to are expectations of male chivalry, raising questions about its role in modern society. Anthony Mazzaferro, senior cell and molecular biology major at the University of Rhode Island, said that chivalry is not dead, but it has changed along...
A campaign led by University of Rhode Island alumni of African descent seeks to raise awareness for the West African Ebola crisis and to garner support for affected communities. Komlan A. Soe, a graduate of URI’s class of 2013 and former Liberian refugee, is seeking support from his alma mater...
The University of Rhode Island men’s rugby team carried their early-season momentum into Saturday with an 18-12 victory against Norwich University. The Rams were fresh off victories over conference foes Coast Guard and Vermont to start the year. Norwich represented a chance to build even further on those two wins,...
The success of senior goaltender Kayla DiLorenzo has paid dividends for her teammates, coaches and fans at the University of Rhode Island. DiLorenzo and the Rams opened their season last weekend with a 7-0 shutout of Division II University of Delaware. She said she knows that at the end of...