Flashback: URI’s paper in the 1970s, fearless and resourceful

The early 1970s were turbulent years for the United States, and students at the University of Rhode Island experienced their own student rebellion during a time when youth lacked trust in authority. Throughout the turmoil,...

URI’s W. Alton Jones Campus opens yoga studio for retreats

The University of Rhode Island’s W. Alton Jones Campus opened a new studio this summer at their Whispering Pines Conference Center for yoga and meditation retreats. Staff at Whispering Pines have renovated a former meeting...

First night: Your freshman year survival guide

As a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, I feel much more confident going into my second year of college than I did going into my first. My learned confidence comes from all...

Event to bring attention to sexual violence on campus

In the 2010-2012 Clery Report, there were 40 counts of sexual violence at the University of Rhode Island, two of which were on the Providence campus. Stop and Speak Out Against Sexual Violence will be...

Dining services creates new mobile application

The University of Rhode Island Dining Services launched its first mobile application to assist in student time management and convenience on the go. “We wanted students to be able to manage time more effectively,” said Shaun Kavanagh, senior information technologist for Dining Services. “You’re not always...

Alumni serve community through campus cleanup

The Alumni Association is holding a month-long effort throughout April to serve communities all around in the world in a Global Month of Service. A cleanup will be held at the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus on April...

URI to hold 15th annual Hempfest this weekend

The University of Rhode Island chapter of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, in partnership with WRIU 90.3 FM, will hold their 15th annual Hempfest music festival on April 26. The festival will take place on...

Public relations UnClassroom experience helps publicize theater

In an effort to improve a problem on campus while gaining real life experience, a public relations class spent this past semester working to improve public relations efforts for the University of Rhode Island theatre...

Student Alumni Association to host 24th annual Oozeball

On Sunday, April 27th, the URI Student Alumni Association will be in charge of their annual campus-wide mud volleyball tournament, entitled Oozeball. Oozeball has been around for 24 years, with a strict amount of...

URI student honored at State House

There are many students at the University of Rhode Island who compete for academic excellence. However, few achieve a 4.0 GPA while balancing three jobs and 19 credits, the maximum allowed. Even with the beginning...

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