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...

News you should know

News You Should Know By Jennifer Storch Contributing News Reporter World News Almost half of Syria's population is fleeing the country to be among over four million displaced refugees. This number is increasing and has doubled over this past year. Many are taking refuge in Europe, mostly in Germany, Sweden, Serbia, Hungary, Austria,...
The University of Rhode Island women’s soccer team lost their third straight match on Sunday, falling 3-2 at home to Vermont. The Rams came out of the gate aggressive. In the seventh minute, senior Ari Stanton took a pass from redshirt sophomore Megan Tracewell on the right side...
It was a busy weekend for the University of Rhode Island athletic teams. Contributing sports writer Sam Murray has all the updates for you about this week. Contributing Sports Reporter Ian Weiner has you covered on how the Rams cross country teams finished at the Atlantic 10 Championships. Football The football...
  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...

URI football VS. Albany

The University of Rhode Island’s football team suffered another beatdown on Saturday, falling 35-7 at the hands of the University of Albany. This was the first chance for the Rams to prove their progression, after losing 35-21 last season in one of the more closely contested games of the...
  Steep Canyon Rangers, an American bluegrass band from North Carolina, will play at the University of Rhode Island’s Family Weekend this Saturday night in support of their new album, “Radio.” Members of the band include Woody Platt on acoustic and lead vocals, Graham Sharp on banjo and lead/harmony vocals, Mike...
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...
Student Senate welcomed new Election Committee members for fall 2015, last night. Senators elected five members whose role will be to promote elections and voter turnouts, as well as to assure that the elections period runs smoothly. Student Senate President Amanda Rode said, “We are redirecting the elections committee to mainly...
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...

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