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Rhody Softball returns to practice in new normal. Photo from @RhodySoftball on Twitter
. The Rams season was already moving in the wrong direction when they were set to face Northern Illinois back in March. The team was 4-16 on the season and was in...
Sam Adams handles COVID regulations on campus while also taking classes towards his Ph.D. Photo from uritoday.com Imagine being both a student and in charge of an emergency that affects every single person at your job.  That is the case for...
Twins Erin and Sydney Chratian share a love of tennis. Photo contributed by URI Athletics. Born within seconds of each other, the University of Rhode Island’s Women’s Tennis duo Erin and Sydney Chratian have been teammates at every stage of their lives. 
Senior distance runner, Matthew Vinacco, shares his remarkable track record. Photo courtesy of URI athletics. In a sport that has always been driven by individual success, senior distance runner Matthew Vinacco has always prided himself on being the outlier. “The team...
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Rhode Island athletic department has established protocols to allow its student-athletes to practice and play in a safe and responsible manner.  Andy Llaguno, the associate athletic director for health and performance and the chair...
Jaileen Goncalves passes the ball in a game from last season. Photo from GoRhody.com. The Rhode Island women’s soccer has had some trying times within the past few years.  Just two years ago, they went winless during the regular season. They...
The Memorial Union imposes limitations on student organizations due to COVID-19. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino.  Walking into the Memorial Union this semester, it is easy to see that things are different: there’s tape on the floor directing how students walk, hand sanitizer dispensers at...
The year 2020 has led to a lot of quick and surprising changes for everyone, and it was no different for the Rhode Island men’s basketball team. With a chance to play themselves into the NCAA tournament, the Rams’ season ended a day before...
Photo from gorhody.com The past few weeks have not been kind to the University of Rhode Island’s women’s basketball team. After a 47-42 victory against George Mason on Feb. 1, the team has lost five of their last seven games and have dropped to...
It feels like the Rams have been playing postseason basketball the past few weeks, and with good reason. Coming into their matchup this past Saturday against the La Salle Explorers, the Rams were tied with Richmond for the eighth spot in the conference standings. The eighth spot...