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This week in the Student Senate: The clubs Uhuru SaSa and the Student Entertainment Committee aired their grievances about the budget and Director of Dining Services Pierre St-Germain spoke about the new dining plan. The senators heard from two representatives from Uhuru SaSa about the $12,000 reduction in their proposed...
This week in the Student Senate: seniors in the Senate bid farewell to other senators during their last meeting, as well as the swearing-in of the new president and vice president of the Student Senate.  The meeting was split into two separate sections, which happened consecutively. The first meeting involved...
This week in the Student Senate: the selection and decision for the 2022 commencement speaker and a bill calling for approval of the budget for student recognized organizations. Speaker Christopher Bove began the meeting by announcing that the Senate earned enough money to pay for their formal, after receiving $1,000...
Self-produced K-pop band Stray Kids climbs to the top of the charts with their newest album “Oddinary.” PHOTO CREDIT: Stay Kids Ever since their debut in 2018, Stray Kids have climbed their way up the charts in South Korea and are now earning top spots on U.S. charts like Billboard,...
Creators plan to make app public, roll out in more states A URI alum created an app for Rhode Islanders to combat the hassle of real estate. PHOTO CREDIT: instagram.com/dibbs.inc Luke Fleury, a University of Rhode Island alum, general contractor and real-estate investor out of Newport, Rhode Island, came up with...
This week in the Student Senate: the announcement of President-Elect Grace Kiernan’s upcoming cabinet, the decision to recognize four clubs and the bill calling for the annual re-recognition of student organizations. After his single announcement about the upcoming Senate Formal, Speaker Christopher Bove then moved to the public forum and...
Future Kult’s self-named debut album is available to stream on Spotify and Apple Music.  PHOTO CREDIT: Bandcamp.com The Cardiff, Wales and Berlin, Germany based duo Future Kult released their self-titled debut album filled with unique sounds and obscure messages. I have never heard about Future Kult before, and their music is...
This week in Student Senate: Ellen Reynolds, the interim vice president of the Division of Student Affairs, assistant vice president for Student Health and Wellness and director of Health Services, talked about the mask mandate, housing services and dining service for the upcoming fall 2022 semester and the Senate...
URI is aiming to include more diverse perspectives in their leadership positions. PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa Marchese | Staff Photographer The University of Rhode Island’s Board of Trustees, Faculty Senate and Administrative Officers are collaborating in their efforts to increase diversity among University Leadership positions.  The aforementioned groups control a large part...
With Oscar nominations announced for this years award show, here are our predictions for some of the awards. PHOTO CREDIT: nbcnews.com The Oscars is one of the most prestigious events and most-watched award ceremonies in the U.S., and with the lineup of nominees this year, it will most likely be...
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