Habitat For Humanity’s big plans for the year

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry with a mission to provide every person with a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Here at URI, student volunteers work directly with South County...

Humans vs. Zombies infects campus

As is the tradition of the University of Rhode Island’s campus since spring of 2010, the members of Humans vs. Zombies have begun their battle of hunter vs. the hunted. This week, members of...

Community affected by raised police presence

On May 3, 2014, about 1,000 University of Rhode Island students attended a party on Green Lane in Narragansett that resulted in major property damages, and now the permanent residents are fighting back. Narragansett Police...

Harrington School offers new J Term travel course

This January, the Harrington School is offering a one-week course in which students will travel out of state to meet with various business leaders. In the integrated marketing and communication course “Engage with the Professional...

Positive business continues for emporium yoga studio

This past spring, a University of Rhode Island alumna opened a heated yoga studio in the emporium called the Rhode Island Yoga Center. The employees at this studio are all trained in Baptiste power...

Evangelical preachers spark unrest on campus

For the first time this academic year, the air in front of the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Student Union was charged last week by confrontations between visiting religious demonstrators and upset students. Missionaries from...

Contraceptives on campus

It is important for students at the University Rhode Island to understand and debunk any myths and misconceptions about contraceptives, be aware of the most common methods and know how to procure them on...

2014 Diversity Week to focus on responsibilities of the government

The University of Rhode Island’s 18th annual Diversity Week is focused on defining the responsibility that government has to its citizens. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, the two principle topics on the Multicultural...

Opportunities open for students through Johnson & Wales partnership

The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University have begun a partnership that that will benefit URI students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in physician assistant studies. Provisionally accredited through the...

Meditation: a tool for stress relief

Is stress already hitting you hard? You don’t have to look further than within yourself for the remedy. Though it has been around for thousands of years, mindfulness meditation is an up-and-coming practice in our...

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