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As statewide COVID-19 guidelines begin to change, local theatres are “dusting off the cobwebs” and reopening their doors to bring live theatre back to Rhode Island. Tammy Brown, the artistic director of the Contemporary Theatre Company (CTC) in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, said that they started planning back in February...
The Graduate School of Oceanography is showcasing an exhibit at the Providence campus featuring works from a youth and a professional art competition. Photo from uri.edu. Painting is by Anthony Tomaselli. In honor of the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography’s 60th anniversary, the program hosted a Youth...
The University of Rhode Island has seen no change in the number of students committing and submitting deposits to become a Ram in the fall, according to the Office of the Provost. Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Dean Libutti said despite the challenges that have arisen as a result of...
URI Theatre weighs in on pandemic’s effect on industry As many people, businesses and industries figure out what the “new normal” means for them during COVID, URI Theatre is doing the same. Photo from uri.edu. Despite theatres being empty since March 2020, the University of Rhode Island theatre department continues to...
 The most recent recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship who beat out over 400 other nominees nationwide, Myles Wagner is an exemplary marine biology major. Photo from uri.edu.  Junior Myles Wagner is a scuba diver, ultimate frisbee captain, marine and cell and molecular biology student, and most recently, the recipient...
At the Student Senate’s annual meeting for the 2020-21 academic year, senators celebrated another successful year, said farewell to graduating seniors, swore in the new Student Senate and passed two bills. The Senate passed two bills at the beginning of the meeting to start two new organizations on campus, Timmy...
Sequels. They either improve on what was already there, like “Spiderman 2”, or they make us wish the original hadn’t even been made, like “Amazing Spiderman 2”. The sequel at hand: “High School Musical 2”. Photo from amazon.com. It’s always exciting when your favorite movie comes out with a sequel....
Reproductive rights activist Loretta Ross spoke to students about Black maternity. Photo from thefeministwire.com. Predicted demographics have shown that by the middle of this century white-identifying people will become a minority within the United States. Loretta Ross, a reproductive rights activist, said that this had led to fear among white people...
 A lack of living spaces may leave some students without housing With Narragansett limiting off-campus housing to three students per house and URI not offering triples, some students are feeling squeezed out. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. Between the Narragansett Town Council’s three college student housing ordinance and the University of Rhode...
 Finalists answer questions, discuss platforms With Dooley retiring, the hunt for the next President of the University of Rhode Island is on. Photo from dreamstime.org. The University of Rhode Island held two open forums this week with the two final candidates to replace President David Dooley when he steps down in...
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