Let’s talk about race

  So this has been a long time coming. I’m proud and humbled to help usher in what I hope to be a new tradition here at The Good 5 Cent Cigar. This edition of...

Black Panther talks race violence, history

“Discussing race and democracy is important until humanity, step by step, piece by piece, evolves economically, politically, and social justice-wise,” said Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, at the University...

URI celebrates joint alumni and Family Weekend

The University of Rhode Island is combining two traditional events into one this year - from Homecoming and Family Weekend, into Family and Alumni Weekend. The merger is bringing entertainment, food, school spirit and...

News you should know

LOCAL: A teacher at St. Mary’s Bay View Academy, Lee Mogavero, 46, of 9 Paquin Drive in Barrington, was charged with two counts of second degree sexual assault at a pizza restaurant he owns in...

Greek life’s costly, time commitment

Greek life at the University of Rhode Island is an aspect of the college experience that has about 15 percent of students participating in one of college’s biggest communities. Joining any organization on campus requires...

DIVE RI set to hold conference in March

  The University of Rhode Island’s Multi-Cultural Student Involvement Council (MUSIC) will host their annual conference to help minority students achieve academic success. The Diversifying Individuals Via Education (DIVE) RI Conference will be a two-day held...

WATCH: Students go to great lengths to help children overseas

Students at the University of Rhode Island are going to great lengths to give back to children overseas. Karie Orendorff, lecturer in kinesiology at the university, started the program, “Teaching in Tanzania,” three summers...

Body image: crisis or breakthrough?

College students of all ages and genders are often pressured by society to look a certain way. Lindsay Costa, a graduate assistant at the Women’s Center, is the driving force behind “Love EveryBODY Week,” coming...

International students weigh in on the presidential candidates

This election has been one of the most controversial topics across the country for months, but how do students from other countries feel about the crazed battle to the finish line between presidential candidates...

Farmer’s Market is back and renewed

A new Sustainable Food Market, formerly known as just the Farmers Market, will be back up and running at the University of Rhode Island next semester. In past years, farmers markets have been held on...

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