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The Coast Guard House is a popular restaurant in Narragansett. Photo by James McIntosh. As classes at the University of Rhode Island move fully online, the business that students bring to the Narragansett community may see a decline as a result of their departure. URI students help stimulate the Narragansett economy,...
This week's virtual Honors Colloquium focused on advancing technology for people with disabilities.  University of Pittsburgh professor Rory A. Cooper, a paralympian that is highly accomplished for his work with people with disabilities, was this week’s speaker. The work of people with disabilities is very important to Cooper, who is...
The original “21 Jumpstreet” starring Johnny Depp aired as a television show before being remade into a movie in 2012. Photo from Pinterest. For years, many have tried to bring the shows of their childhood back in movie form. They wanted to take something that was important to them during...
Elections are approaching and Headcount is helping students register to vote. Graphic from Headcount.org. The University of Rhode Island has yet to decide how they will preserve two murals in the Memorial Union’s basement during future renovations, but these portrayals of 1950s URI have garnered the attention of national media...
After seeing posters encouraging students to run for Student Senate last year, Michael Bentley immediately went and added his name to the list. “I walked down to the Senate office and asked them for information just to see what it's like to run, and they had me sit down and...
Tune in from home and listen to URI theatre’s radio performances. Graphic from pxfuel.com. In a typical year, the University of Rhode Island theatre department would put on two mainstage plays each semester. However, this is not a typical year. With the current pandemic completely changing the entertainment industry, they...
Due to the cancellation of First Night, many clubs have not used Student Senate funding for recruitment purposes this year. Graphic from clipartpanda.com. Traditionally at the beginning of every school year, new students flood the campus on First Night, looking at all the clubs that the University of Rhode Island...
The University of Rhode Island will participate in a survey regarding technology in higher education to determine the needs and desires of the community. The survey is run by the non-profit group Educause, a group whose mission, according to their website, is to “support those who lead, manage, deploy and...