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...
Fans love a good story. It is what fuels their love for the game. Sure, hometown loyalties or parental influence can shape a person’s rooting interests, but it is the culmination of a gripping narrative years-in-the-works that makes the complete emotional investment in a team worthwhile. Fans latch onto...
On Monday, Jan. 23   -At 6:34 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Coddington Residence Hall on Complex Road.   -At 11:32 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Burnside Residence Hall on West Alumni Avenue.   On Tuesday Jan. 24   -At 12:34 a.m., University Police were...
In today’s world of click-bait, Facebook and ‘alternative facts,’ it can be difficult to know what information is true, and what isn’t. Students wishing to find reliable information should focus on reputable, established outlets while avoiding information from unknown sources. “The simplest thing to do is rely on time...
  The first Mental Health Awareness Discussion to help end stigmatization on the University of Rhode Island campus was held in the Multicultural Student Services Center on Tuesday, April 12. The event’s founders are three psychology students at URI, freshman Nick Bush, Devon Jarvis and Emily DiGiorvio. The three share a...
A former URI student is returning to campus to finish what he started - pledging Sigma Chi. Ed Johnson, a 58-year-old from Cranston, Rhode Island, attended URI back in 1975. He began pledging after the fraternity opened up their house for him to live in because there was no...

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