The Student Senate Report: February 12, 2015

University of Rhode Island Student Senate President Joseph Maynard shared his experience as a URI student at the Legislative Luncheon, yesterday. Rhode Island government representatives, state companies and student body representatives from URI, Rhode Island...

The lab yet to meet

With winter-weather cancellations falling on a Monday three weeks in a row, some University of Rhode Island classes have yet to be held this semester. Three weeks and four cancellations into the spring semester,...

URI community responds to Hebdo

The January attack on the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” sent shockwaves through the world and ignited a debate over whether or not the Muslim prophet Muhammad should be depicted in publications. Eleven people were...

URI science professors showcase recent research

Imagine the fastest speed you are able to run, now imagine your favorite horror movie villain is chasing you with a chainsaw. This is your VO2 max, or the absolute fastest your body can...

Eddy potentially opens doors to tours

The University of Rhode Island Enrollment Services is in the process of collaboratively deciding whether or not one upperclassmen dormitory, Eddy Hall, is going to be shown on tours this coming fall semester of...

International Center seeks students’ attention

The International Center, a headquarters to students from over 50 nations and current students looking to broaden their college experience, has had a tough time gaining the attention of students. The small building at 37...

Super Bowl celebration turns violent

The originally peaceful celebration of the Patriots’ Super Bowl win last Sunday turned violent for some students, enhanced by the announcement of school being cancelled for the next day. The violence included an attempted...

Narragansett landlords organize to fight for rentals

A new community organization, Narragansett 2100, hopes to add another side to the debate over the town’s student rental properties by representing landlords and property managers in Narragansett. According to Ray Kagels, the group’s founder...

Renowned reporter, alumna triples lecture endowment

A tripled increase to the Christiane Amanpour Lecture series endowment will bring journalism students more opportunities on global perspectives from renowned and seasoned reporters. The series began in 2008 when Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent...

Gender differences dictate enrollment choices

Nationwide, women enrollment across college campuses has taken precedence over what used to be a predominantly male space. Although more women are investing in higher education, there still seem to be certain majors that...

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