gather twenty pocket lighters into twig bundles - ignite every menthol in the room. i dont smoke i resent dying young. in the sparse heat of June the moon explodes - remove our shirts dried above our heads, hoisted flags at high mast, no mourning no morning for surrender no morning when the great-grandfathers tilled the...
Dear University Community, As members of the University of Rhode Island Student Senate, we commit ourselves to preventing sexual violence here at this institution. We value and uphold the cornerstones of our University: to defend the rights and dignity of our fellow students, to create and maintain an environment that...
The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Planning and Design Department is moving forward with their plans of building a new dorm, an engineering quad and visitors center. Construction for a new dorm, Brookside, will be starting next semester. Brookside will be an apartment style residence hall for only upperclassmen....
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University of Rhode Island alumni Daniel Faggella did what many college students only dream of: sell a company for over a million dollars. Faggella began his million dollar journey at URI where with only an independent study and a warehouse behind a carpet store. In the independent study, Faggella...
Matt O’Neil has been an anchor in the URI baseball lineup this season. The fifth-year senior is batting .323 with a slugging percentage of .608 on the year while adding 9 home runs and 37 RBI. O’Neil is top three on the Rams roster in all four of those...
Jackie Bouchard, a senior at the University of Rhode Island, is a fine arts major with a passion for photography. Bouchard discovered her knack for photography during the junior year of high school when she received a camera as a birthday present. Since then she has taken art classes to...
Perception is so important in sports. The narrative we want to see can sometimes mask the actual reality. Legacies are defined by a variety of circumstances, but winning is the easiest way to assure one’s self a place among the respected greats. Failure to thrive on the grand stage...
In anticipation of President Donald Trump’s revisions to the travel ban, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with professors at the University of Rhode Island on Monday to discuss immigration policies and their potential effects on higher education.         Organized by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the event...
Coming to college can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience. Not knowing where to go, how to sign up for classes, even the proper way to prepare for an exam all add to a stressful first semester. Thankfully, at the University of Rhode Island, there’s the mandatory URI 101 class...

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