Ashlyn Messier

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 “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation” tops this writer's list of favorite holiday movies. PHOTO CREDIT: hbomax.com It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time to cozy up with some hot chocolate and put on some of the films that only feel appropriate to watch around this time.  I don’t know about all...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Which means it’s time to talk about winter activities, and let me tell you, there are a lot of ways to make winter fun. Let’s start off with the obvious––ice skating! This is the one time of the year where you can...
To increase customer traffic, Ramtech moves to the Campus Store in the Memorial Union. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards The University of Rhode Island’s main place for technological and computer help recently moved a short distance. RamTech Sales and Service used to be found on the first floor of the Memorial Union,...
Professors encouraged to offer flexible classes The Faculty Senate, Interim Provost Laura Beauvais and President Marc Parlange recently informed the University community in an email there’s going to be a “Catch-up Day” on Wednesday, Nov. 24. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards Asynchronous work, Zoom classes, office hours or a complete day off...
After not one, but two cancellations, the Ryan Center will be empty this Friday night. PHOTO CREDIT: complex.com Rapper Polo G will not be making a stop to perform at the University of Rhode Island after all.  The Polo G concert, which was rescheduled to this Friday, Nov. 19, after its...
After being removed from the University in 2013, the Alpha Chi Omega sorority is making its return. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by: Gianna Cappelli Eight years after being removed from the University of Rhode Island, national sorority Alpha Chi Omega is back on campus and working to re-establish itself in the...
Courses to help students connect, teach basic skills The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island has updated its curriculum to give Harrington students a shared skill set across majors and to create a tighter-knit community among students.  The new Harrington Core Curriculum requires students to...
URI recently updated its COVID-19 event policies, now requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards. The University of Rhode Island COVID-19 Task Force has updated the COVID-19 policies again, stating that both outside guests, employees and students will have to show proof of...
Takes over Arts & Sciences account, develops design standards Harrington School is now in charge of social media content in the College of Arts and Sciences. Contributed by: harrington.uri.edu The Harrington School’s social media accounts have recently undergone major changes, including the start of Harrington’s TikTok account, as well as the...
Fall has it all including pumpkin picking. PHOTO CREDIT: Ashlyn Messier Having a hard time getting in the fall spirit? That’s okay, I’m with you. If you’re anything like me, it’s getting a bit harder to get out of bed in the morning as the temperature gets colder by the...
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