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...
Although going up the infamous University of Rhode Island hill can be a daunting task, some students and professors around campus have found a way to make it easier--without waiting in line for a shuttle. Regardless of the fact that they still require a concerted effort from the operator,...
Nestled behind the greenhouses and the coastal institute, there’s a silent war going on at the University of Rhode Island’s Biocontrol Center. Stocked in chilly refrigerators or warming under lamps are the aggressors in the war on invasive plants and insects: bugs. It’s part of something Biocontrol Lab Coordinator Lisa...
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...
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...
There is nothing appealing to me about sitting in the library. In theory, it should provide a quality environment for students at the University of Rhode Island to work amongst others, however, the 24-hour room alone is the absolute opposite of this. It is impossible to pay attention in that...
University of Rhode Island sophomore tennis player Anna Peacock was born and raised in England.  Teammates Elizaveta Sadovnikova and Galina Chernykh are from Russia, Kathleen Uy from the Philippines and senior Nithila Asokaraj is a first-generation American. They all have one common goal: play tennis and get a degree. Half of...
The University of Rhode Island men’s hockey team broke their six game losing streak and got head coach Joe Augustine’s his 600th win as the URI head coach with a series sweep against Niagara University last weekend. “Getting 600 it’s nice it just means I’ve been around a long time,...
The parking problems here at the University of Rhode Island have been discussed time and time again. Yet here we stand, still with no solution. It seems the only thing people can agree on is that the current state of affairs is unacceptable. Whether it is the lack of spots...

Men’s hockey

The University of Rhode Island’s men’s hockey team suffered two agonizing defeats at the hands of the Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen this weekend. Rhode Island was outscored 12-6 in both games and fell to 3-5 on the season. Friday night was a heartbreaker for the Rams, as they battled back...

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