Who’s paying your tuition?

The stress of paying for college is greater for some than others, and the weight of it often falls between two sets of shoulders: the student and the parent. How students afford the education that...

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...

URI films Life in a Day at URI

You may remember YouTube’s Life in a Day project back in 2011, which compiled video footage shot and submitted by people from all around the world. A few months after Life in a Day...

URI GWS students, professor research local human trafficking

On Nov. 10, three Gender and Women Studies majors along with GWS Professor Donna Hughes presented their research under the title “Analysis of Human Trafficking Cases in RI: 2009-2013”. The event, which took place in...

Fourth annual International Education Week starts Monday

The University of Rhode Island will hold its annual International Education Week sponsored by the office of International Education with events in various buildings throughout campus on Nov. 17 until Nov. 21. International Education Week...

The UnClassroom Project: Goodwill

While many students are restricted to the doldrums of lecture halls, other University of Rhode Island students have taken on the challenge of both regular coursework and outside charity work. The UnClassroom Project is an...

More options for campus healthcare

A new walk-in urgent care clinic in the Kingston Emporium hopes to compliment the University of Rhode Island’s existing Health Services by offering students additional access and choice in their on-campus health care. Family Doctor...

Students study climate at sea

A team of University of Rhode Island scientists are currently at sea in the Atlantic Ocean using sediment cores extracted from up to 6,000 meters down to help understand Earth’s climate. The 38-day expedition, led...

Voters approve Question 4

“Oh that’s great news, I voted for 4!” Yelena Randall, an ocean engineering major at the University of Rhode Island, said. On Tuesday, Rhode Island voters approved Question 4 on the general election ballot allotting...

Classroom initiative sparks global education, change

As you walk to class today, consider how you got here. You most likely performed well in high school, applied to the University, were accepted, paid the fees and enrolled. But for others around...

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