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I was 5 years old when I got my first game system, a Game Boy Advance. It came with a few games like “Mario,” but there was one game that I got on it that I played religiously: “Backyard Baseball 2006.”  Featuring all of my favorite players as kids as...
Event discusses importance, healing of ocean To wrap up the Fall semester Honors Colloquium, Wallace J. Nichols speaks about reevaluating our relationship to the oceans. PHOTO CREDIT: Nadia Sutryrina For the ninth and final time, The University of Rhode Island held its honors colloquium on the ocean and sustaining our shores...
‘The College Tour’ showcases URI campus, community Amazon Prime Video stops in Kingston to feature the URI students in TV series. PHOTO CREDIT: amazon.com The University of Rhode Island was recently featured on the second season of the Amazon Prime show, “The College Tour,” a show by Emmy Award-winning producers of...
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, URI held an event on the Quad with games, art and music. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Pierson Remembering the past and teaching the future were important themes as the University of Rhode Island celebrated Native American Heritage Month throughout November. To commemorate the historical month, URI...
Emily Clapham, a professor of health sciences and physical education, is well versed in working with children with disabilities. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Pierson An associate professor at the University of Rhode Island has used surf therapy and physical education to help children with disabilities improve their self-confidence and quality of...
Last Tuesday, Oct. 26, in honor of the spooky season, the University of Rhode Island Student Entertainment Committee (SEC) decided to play some tricks and give some treats by hosting “BOO-R-I” in the Memorial Union Ballroom, their first fall-themed Halloween event. The event featured numerous activities and attractions, including handwriting...
The Student Veterans Organization is getting ready for a new office in the Memorial Union and their Veteran’s Day on-campus celebration.  PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by URI Student Veteran Organizations’ Twitter @URISVO A cornerstone of the college experience at the University of Rhode Island is a community, and for former armed...
Dave Monks branches off from Tokyo Police Club and releases his second solo album. PHOTO CREDIT: spotify.com To accompany his long and successful tenure with indie rock group Tokyo Police Club, Dave Monks has released his second solo album, “I’ve Always Wanted to Be Me.” The album is the second full...
“Phineas and Ferb: the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension” takes us on an adventure you’ll never forget. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by imdb.com As a child, there were many cartoons that I loved, but none as much as “Phineas and Ferb.” Growing up, seeing these kids on my screen coming up...
Narcan to be distributed throughout R.I. URI approved a $250,000 grant for 3,000 doses of narcan to help communities with high opioid use and overdose. GRAPHIC CREDIT: Elizabeth Wong The University of Rhode Island recently approved a $250,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to purchase 3,000 doses of Narcan for...
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