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,...
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...
Photo by Autumn Walter | Forward Patrick Cremer, recovers the puck from Syracuse. After steamrolling past Towson last weekend, the University of Rhode Island men’s ice hockey team suffered two losses to Syracuse in their first home series of the season. Friday night’s home opener went nothing like last weekend’s...
The University of Rhode Island’s Debate Union attended the Lafayette Debates U.S. National Championship in Washington D.C., for the first time on April 7 and April 8. The Lafayette Debates were founded by the Embassy of France to the United States. The debates are a series of five competitions...

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...
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...
To put it briefly: no one particularly stood out to me as a debater. I felt that none of the candidates presented the charisma or political chops to really impress voters. But if I had to choose who “won” the debate, I would probably say that by a slim...
Welcome to the first ever installment of a weekly Atlantic 10 basketball Power Rankings. With college basketball season just starting up now is as good a time as ever to look back at the first week of action in the Atlantic 10, and rank all 14 basketball programs accordingly....
The University of Rhode Island will welcome the addition of a new Division 1 cornhole team this upcoming fall. Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn was pleased to formally announce the new team in his press conference this Wednesday. Reporters and fans alike were confused as they expected the conference to be...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Gabby Jeronimo and David Hussong face off in an intense game of foosball in the Ram’s Den. This semester, the Ram’s Den at the University of Rhode Island is offering an assortment of free table and arcade games to increase its popularity amongst students. These...

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