The University of Rhode Island’s local foods market have disappeared from campus again, but this time students can blame the Coca-Cola company for the absence. The return of the URI Slow Food’s market was short lived, only appearing once on Feb. 2 for a few short hours. Two days later,...

Student Senate: 9/12

In the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week, elections were held for various committee positions as well as the position of Vice President. Senators Jennifer Kohl, Sara Straube and Mark Gall were all elected to the Elections Committee. Straube was later elected chairwoman of External Affairs,...

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...
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...
  Some female students at the University of Rhode Island are adding military science classes and labs to learn the tactics useful for future officers to their already-full course loads. The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, otherwise known as ROTC, is a program to provide individuals with the training needed to become officers...
  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...
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,...
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...

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,...
While zoning out in class or waiting in the line for a calzone, you may have seen a trend in Halloween themed Buzzfeed posts all over your Facebook newsfeed. As the celebrated night draws near, University of Rhode Island students are using this holiday to analyze different marketing strategies...

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