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The University of Rhode Island’s Africana studies department features a diverse curriculum with a wide variety of courses that allow students to explore topics involving the African diaspora, civil rights movement, race and ethnic relations and African governments. Previously named the African-American Studies Department, Africana studies focuses on the history,...
Faculty, like students, are also feeling the effects of the pandemic according to a new study. Graphic by Alison Carpino. Approximately 300 faculty members from the University of Rhode Island completed a survey for a study conducted on faculty mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, conducted by a team...
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy is currently training students, faculty and staff on administering the COVID-19 vaccine to the public.  According to the University’s website, new COVID-19 health regulations allow pharmacy technicians to conduct vaccinations. Because of this, it is required for workers at clinics, hospitals and...
University Police, Public Safety continue to investigate their appearance amid concern Stickers supporting a white supremacy group have been spotted around campus. Photo contributed by Riley Nedder. The University of Rhode Island’s Public Safety Department received two reports of stickers placed on the Kingston campus promoting white supremicist group Patriot Front...
For the most part, everyone understands what it means to “go green.” Whether it be biking to class instead of driving, or opting for a reusable bag at the grocery store instead of using a plastic one, sustainability can be incorporated into our everyday lives. However, when you’re a...
In this week’s COVID-19 weekly update, The Good Five-Cent Cigar will discuss Rhode Island’s two week coronavirus lockdown, University of Rhode Island’s testing turnout before Thanksgiving break, and the new second-grade option expansion announced by the University.  Rhode Island takes a two week “pause” as coronavirus numbers worsen On Nov. 19,...
Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea discussed the recent election and voting rights on Wednesday. Photo by Gretchen Ertl. Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea discussed the 2020 election and the power of young voters during the final installment this semester’s “Long Rhode to Vote” lecture series. In 2014,...
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