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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...
New system encourages acceptance in classrooms URI’s E-Campus page now allows students to edit their preferred name, pronouns and gender identity. PHOTO CREDIT:  Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor The University of Rhode Island released new name, pronoun and gender identity markers on most of its online systems for students, faculty and...
The University of Rhode Island’s Master of Public Administration program held a virtual event on April 13 titled “Challenges and Opportunities for Green Infrastructure, Stormwater, and Resilience Funding in Rhode Island” about policy recommendations aimed at Rhode Island municipalities based on the results of a study the program conducted. For...
URI provides many outlets for students to help manage stress. PHOTO CREDIT: Cedars-Sinai.org The University of Rhode Island held a virtual event on March 31 titled “A Holistic Approach to Stress” about different ways to understand and tackle stress using different techniques. Thupten Tendhar, the director of the URI International Nonviolence...
The popular Netflix period drama “Bridgerton” debuted its second season and improved upon the first season. PHOTO CREDIT: DigitalSpy.com Season two of Netflix’s period romance “Bridgerton” blew my expectations out of the water and solidified my love of the show. A warning for spoilers ahead! The series, adapted from the book series...
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