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...

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...

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