New integrated media major offers options

The Harrington School of Communication and Media is working to give students access to a more broad look at the school’s focuses through a new “integrated media” major. The major, which is still in the...

You are drinking Coke now, did you notice?

After nearly eight years of University of Rhode Island students being served Pepsi products campus-wide, Coca Cola Co. has made its way into all the school’s dispensers and store shelves. This school year marks the...

Class uses Twitter to opt out of exam

With the end of the semester fast approaching, most students would do anything to avoid the onslaught of final exams looming over their heads. Students in Dr. Angela Slitt’s Toxic or Not class may...

Geek gala: an alternative dance

The idea of dancing can be intimidating to many people, but it becomes much less scary when done surrounded by your friends and on your own campus. Add to this a “geeky” dress code...

Cutouts bring awareness to student homeless

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, 20 students as part of an empathy class made 580 cardboard cut-out people to place on the University of Rhode Island’s quadrangle as part of a demonstration to raise awareness...

URI offers free, quick HIV testing

There are many false impressions surrounding getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases that prevent people who have not been properly educated, especially students, from deciding to get tested. Since these misunderstandings are especially damaging...

Diwali festival at URI

On Saturday, Nov. 15  the Indian Student Association (ISA) hosted their annual Diwali cultural event and was greeted with their biggest turnout yet. Diwali is the festival of lights that celebrates the victory of...

Journalism Day panel says local Journalism is still necessary; future funding uncertain

In a panel discussion on Nov. 13, seven distinguished journalists from a variety of news outlets presented their differing views on the continuing importance of community journalism and potential methods of funding it. The discussion,...

Multicultural center talks Nepalese conflict

Visit Hardge Forum in the Multicultural Center today from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. for a discussion about the role of women during and after the conflict in Nepal. The talk will be given by Shashi...

How unemployable is your degree?

Every few years, Forbes Magazine releases a dream-crushing list that numerically outlines which 20-somethings are most likely to end up moving back to their parents’ basements after their college graduation. Forbes’ “The 10 Worst College...

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