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Experiential learning offers opportunities for career advancement As internships become more important for students’ future success, the University of Rhode Island’s career advisors and alumni are looking to help current students find resources to gain first-hand experience. Entering higher education and earning a degree helps students prepare for their professions, yet...
Organization steps up for student protesting parking ticket URI student Tim Hecker spoke for the masses in a rather strongly worded statement in response to his receiving a parking ticket for parking in the wrong FAC lot. Photo from thefire.org. The University of Rhode Island Parking Services recently became involved in...
This week, Bolu Taiwo will be on the ballot for next year’s University of Rhode Island Student Senate president.  Taiwo is currently a junior studying both cellular molecular biology and political science.  In addition to Student Senate, Taiwo is a member of many campus organizations including Powerful, Independent, Notoriously, Knowledgeable...
Last Thursday, the URI Suffrage Centennial Lecture Series welcomed guest speaker Wendy Rouse to examine the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the suffrage movement. The event was hosted by Katie McIntyre, associate director of the honors program and assistant professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at URI. McIntyre was...
Writer discusses role of LGBT+ community in women’s rights movement Graphic by Alison Carpino.  Last Thursday, faculty and students at the University of Rhode Island explored and discussed the impact of political participation in an event called “Getting out the Vote.” The event analyzed the importance of youth, minority and female votes,...
History and importance of women, youth, minority votes The 19th Amendment was passed 102 years ago, but the importance of the vote is the same a century later. Graphic by Alison Carpino. The University of Rhode Island Suffrage Centennial Committee is hosting “Getting Out the Vote,” a virtual seminar that will...
The Cigar breaks down the recent GameStop/Reddit drama. Graphic by Alison Carpino. This past month, an underground movement originating on Reddit surprised many by raising GameStop (GME) stock, which had been projected to fall by many hedge funds. Robinhood Markets, a modified investment broker service, launched a mobile app called Robinhood...
The “movement and meditation” art exhibit in Providence utilizes photography and dance to capture the emotions invoked by living during COVID-19. Photos by Ian Travis Barnard. A still photograph of a ballerina; bound by the governance of form, arms held designedly over head, looking down towards an untold depth. The world...
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