Sculptor Jon Laustsen, an artist based in Rhode Island, is showcasing his unique artwork in the University of Rhode Island’s Art Gallery through Nov. 6. Laustsen’s exhibitions, entitled “Interior Perspectives”, are open-ended structures made of wood, paint, modeling clay, wire, joint compound and concrete. He explained that his ideas...
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,...
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...

Honors Colloquium

On Thursday, Oct. 9, Claudia Rankine spoke at the University of Rhode Island’s 2018 Honors Colloquium about different poets and artists that affected her writing. Rankine is a writer of numerous critically acclaimed pieces, ranging from plays to poetry. Specifically, her book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” is a bestselling...
After two consecutive losses, the University of Rhode Island men's soccer team responded by defeating Yale University 3-0 this past Saturday and drew a 1-1 tie against Boston College on Wednesday night. On Saturday, Rhode Island not only shut out Yale but the team ended the first half of the...
  Rhode Island wrapped up the 2015 football season with a 21-38 loss to Towson University on Nov. 21 leaving the Rams with a season record of 1-10. Although Rhode Island had its 13th straight losing season, it certainly wasn’t all negative. Here’s a quick look back at the highs...
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...
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...
An associate professor of business at the University of Rhode Island received a 2018 National Award for Innovative Excellence in marketing education. To engage students and give them real-life experiences, Professor Christy Ashley came up with a project called “Fantasy Brands League.” Ashley found that the students in her...