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The URI Student Entertainment Committee hosted Jason Derulo in this year’s first virtual concert. Photo from rottentomatoes.com. Have you ever been to a concert before where you didn’t even have to leave your house or put on anything but your pajamas? The University of Rhode Island’s Student Entertainment Committee put...
Sustainability officer celebrates Earth Day, encourages community awareness For the past 11 years, Marsha Garcia has served as the first sustainability officer at URI. Photo contributed by Marsha Garcia. For the past 11 years, the University of Rhode Island’s sustainability officer has been working to create an environment where environmentalism is...
Madyson Ramsay enters second year of leadership The younger sister of former URI Student Senate President Austyn Ramsay, Madyson Ramsay recently won reelection as the Vice President of that organization. Photo from uri.edu. After serving her first year as vice president of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, Madyson Ramsay,...
‘To All Dust Return’ set to premiere at local drive-in theater “To All Dust Return” is a short film by URI film student. Photo by Jordan Delisle. Amity seems to have something to hide … possibly some witchy magic? Film student Alyssa Botelho’s short film “To All Dust Return” takes viewers...
URI students may once again be allowed to study abroad next semester. Photos from uri.edu. While many students look forward to studying abroad in college, COVID-19 has made it almost impossible for students to do so over the past year. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, all study abroad programs have been...
We didn’t ask, but NBC has delivered. It’s the spinoff of the spinoff of the original: Law and Order: Special Victims Unit: Organized Crime. Photo from eonline.com. “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” premiered it’s first episode of its spinoff, “Law & Order: Organized Crime” last week, and it definitely...
Numerous accelerated bachelor’s to master’s (ABM) programs have begun at the University of Rhode Island over the past year, providing students a fast track to a master’s degree.   The programs allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degree in five years, by applying credits taken as an undergraduate...
With pandemic restrictions easing, Narragansett town officials are hopeful that tourism numbers will be on the rise this summer. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino.  With summer right around the corner, hotels are filling, rental houses are being booked, events are being planned and it looks like it’s going to be a...
 Franchesca Campos continues to defy odds Photo by Ethan Pellegrino. Getting a college degree is no small feat for most people, but getting three degrees as a first-generation student of color within three years is an even more impressive feat. Franchesca Campos is that student: a first-generation college student approaching her final...
The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography put on a virtual event on March 29 featuring speaker Anthony Geffen that brought viewers through a journey of immersive storytelling and gave a sneak peek into the future of technology, teaching audience members that it’s not far from becoming...
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