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U.S. midterms have local impact The midterm election results from Nov. 8 show surprising changes for Rhode Island, the University of Rhode Island and the country as a whole. Emily Lynch, an assistant teaching professor of political science, said that one of the most surprising outcomes of the election was the...
To spread voting knowledge, the Faculty for Student Voting Right advocates for students to register and vote in the midterm elections. Graphic By: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor A University of Rhode Island professor continues to represent the Faculty for Student Voting Rights (FSVR) amidst the Rhode Island general elections.  In...
Professors William Van Nostrand and John Robinson named new co-executive directors of George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu The University of Rhode Island’s George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience has just named its new co-executive directors. William Van Nostrand is a professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical...
Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa marks post-COVID return with event Coming out of a two year hiatus, SAWA has come back introducing a Royal African Pageant with auditions. PHOTO CREDIT: events.uri.edu After being inactive for two years, the Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa (SAWA) is hosting a...
If you're in need of new romance books for the start of summer, check out some of our favorites. PHOTO CREDIT: Amazon.com One of the things I’m most looking forward to during summer vacation is the opportunity to read for fun again. There never seems to be enough time to...
Briana Scalisi excels as teacher’s assistant, student leader SHAPE America awarded URI senior kinesiology and physical education major Briana Scalisi the major of the year award. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu University of Rhode Island student Briana Scalisi was recognized by her professors for her outstanding work on campus in health and physical...
Green teams dedicate themselves to ensuring an environmentally friendly area of campus with sustainable practices. PHOTO CREDIT: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor University of Rhode Island staff and faculty are committing to environmentally conscious behaviors on campus with green spaces. The University has a Green Team program, which is where a...
Biomechanics impact all students, regardless of major and Susan D’Andrea is committed to teaching students about the mechanics and movement of the body. D’Andrea, an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology, organized an event on April 6 for International Biomechanics Day where high school students across Rhode Island came...
“Sonic the Hedgehog 2” lets down the audience by not keeping up with its nostalgic tropes. PHOTO CREDIT: IMDB “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” failed to reach the same levels of nostalgia and hype as the first film and teased fans once again with a queerbaiting relationship in this series that...
URI’s Forensic Science seminar continues with James Cliff’s “Crime Scene Investigation.” PHOTO CREDIT: Stevenson.edu James Clift, a Providence police detective, contrasted the perception of crime scene investigation on television shows and the news with real-life police work at the ninth installment of the Forensic Science Seminar Series during the spring...
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