Honors colloquium changes pace with the power of humor

  In years past, the University of Rhode Island’s annual Honors Colloquia have been based on topics like health care, public schools and cyber-security and privacy. This year, however, the lecture series is taking a...

Africana studies struggles without funds

Despite longevity, a decorated faculty and student body which includes this year’s commencement speaker, lack of funding has kept the Africana studies department at the University of Rhode Island from reaching its true potential...

Felon or 21st century entrepreneur? Meet the collegiate drug dealer

The names of students interviewed have been changed to protect their anonymity.  The interviewees choose their aliases and which identifying personal details were included in the article.  No details on prices, products or paraphernalia...

This week’s honors colloquium: Women and STEM

At the Honors Colloquium on Tuesday, Nov. 6, author and engineer Pamela McCauley talked about women and their various successes in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field. McCauley has years of experience...

Students’ nursing school petition gains support but not ground, administration responds

A petition against mandatory class sessions at the new Nursing Education Center in Providence, Rhode Island, is unlikely to effect change despite gaining almost 2,000 signatures in two weeks. The petition, started by junior nursing...

Students weigh in on 2016 elections

  Just as the Republican and Democratic parties are determining who their respective candidates will be, so are the eligible-to-vote students of the University of Rhode Island. After Monday night’s Iowa caucuses, this year’s election season...

Hillel hosts forum on interfaith dating, Judaism

  The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center held a seminar last night that allowed students to discuss issues and solutions surrounding interfaith dating for the Jewish community. The seminar, titled “Dating Outside the Tribe: Interfaith...

Keep on dreaming: Trump and Congress pledge to protect DACA under law

Democratic leaders on both sides of the political aisle agreed late last night to work with President Donald J. Trump in order to protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation - seven...

Student Senate 4/19

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate gave recognition to a new student organization and co-sponsored an event in one of their shortest meetings of the year last night. Student Organization Advisory Review Committee Chairperson...

Application season strikes competition

The University of Rhode Island office of admissions has received around 15,000 applications this year for the early action deadline. Out of the applicants, only around 850 students can be admitted into some of...

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