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Photo by Grace Desanti. The University of Rhode Island’s Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) offers year-round resources for LGBTQIA+ students, faculty and community members in an effort to “spread positivity and enact change” in the community.  Omar Laguerre-Lewis, a rising senior who works at the GSC as a receptionist, said...
“I hope there isn’t any racism – subtle racism,” former Celtics’ star Kyrie Irving said during a press conference on his return to Boston as an opponent during the ongoing Nets-Celtics series; and with that, the conversation on racism in the city of Boston was reignited. A couple days after...
Despite a challenging school year, nursing students at the University of Rhode Island have managed to continue their clinical practicums. While many majors have been faced with the coronavirus pandemic, nursing majors have continued with their clinicals just like every other year, albeit with some new adjustments. “We are actually pretty...
After over a year of social distancing and intermittent quarantines, URI’s Outing Club offers students a breath of fresh air. Photos contributed by URI Outing Club. Despite COVID-19 restrictions preventing the Outing Club from hiking on their usual trails and mountains, the organization has still managed to meet this academic...
Normally held on the Quad, professor Laura Meyerson’s students’ annual Earth Day presentations for her class have been moved to Zoom. Photo from uri.edu. During a typical year, community members at the University of Rhode Island could find natural resources science students giving presentations on the Quad for Earth Day,...
URI will soon have an outdoor recreational center to accompany the Fascitelli Recreation Center. Photo from high-profile.com. At their March 31 meeting, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate passed a bill that will grant $25,000 from its budget to partially fund an outdoor wellness and recreation center for Campus...
Student Senate held a spirit week for the first time this year, here’s how it went. Photo by either Greg Clark or James McIntosh. In hopes to raise student’s spirits in the wake of a canceled Spring Break, The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate and Student Alumni Association (SAA)...
URI’s Ballentine Hall will undergo renovations soon. Photo by Greg Clark. Soon, the University of Rhode Island’s Ballentine Hall will be getting its first renovation in nearly 20 years. Ballentine Hall, the home of the College of Business at URI, originally opened in 1967 after years of lobbying from students and...
Like many URI organizations, the pandemic has forced the Fine Arts Center Club to adapt in order to endure. Photo by James McIntosh. Art has been an outlet for many people throughout the past year, but for members of the Fine Arts Club, the pandemic has limited the scope of...
From Paul Newman’s days on the Warner Brothers lot taking on movies meant for James Dean, to his establishment as a great actor throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s with films like “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “The Hustler,” he was already an established star by...
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