Frozen yogurt’s time at URI has ended

After more than three years of being open for business, Orange Leaf, the Kingston Emporium’s frozen yogurt shop, has closed its doors. The store opened in July of 2012.  Darlene Spakowski of Westerly was the...

BES lecture brings Cornell professor

Continuing with the BES Seminar Series, Dr. M. Todd Walter spoke last Friday about his work in bio-geochemical hydrology, the movement of nutrients and water through a region. When phosphorus and nitrogen leech into the...

Trans author offers perspective on LGBTQ

On Friday, Feb. 13, Janet Mock, New York Times bestselling author and transgender women’s advocate, spoke about what she sees as concerning LGBT issues as well as current events surrounding LGBT people in the...

Students lose rights to patents when “helped” by URI

At the University of Rhode Island the department of computer, electrical and biomedical engineering is home to inventive undergraduate and graduate students who are capable of making patentable creations with the help of the...

Representation of LGBTQ community in popular media

Last semester, a piece about casual sex in the 21st century, touching on gender roles, society’s perception of sex and how popular media portrays sex. Since the discussion was purely from a heterosexual point...

Former Black Panther to speak at URI

The University of Rhode Island will welcome Black Panther Party co-founder, Bobby Seale to speak for a third time since 1978, this coming Thursday, Feb. 26. Seale will be featured as the keynote speaker of...

SAS peacefully protest Ram’s Den plastic waste

On Tuesday night, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Action for Sustainability club brought their own reusable dinnerware to The Ram’s Den dining hall in a peaceful protest to promote a more sustainable culture...

New emporium eatery Mia’s Kitchen opens next week

It is eat cheap week for many food places on campus, but that’s not the only exciting thing going on in the emporium this week. Next Wednesday, Feb.18 , Mia Rao will be opening...

New chemistry building goes for green certification

Most students were left feeling frustrated last year when a commuter parking lot was removed to make space for the new chemistry and forensic science building, and even less available parking is something student’s...

URI hosts Charlie Hebdo discussion

Wednesday night,a panel presentation from University of Rhode Island professors and students led to cultured discussion about the Jan. 7 Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris and the terrorist attacks that followed around the city...

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