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 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...
URI students recently gathered to break it down and break a sweat on the Quad in an open-air zumba class. Photo by Greg Clark. In honor of his second anniversary as a certified Zumba instructor, Pat Laprade hosted a one-hour Zumba session on the Quad on March 27. Going into this...
Members of the URI community were invited to strut their stuff at the final event of the 2021 LGPTQ+ Symposium. Photo by James McIntosh. The 2021 LGBTQ+ Symposium organized by the University of Rhode Island Gender and Sexuality Center featured a series of events starting March 15, ending with a...
While the rest of the state is trending downward, COVID-19 cases at URI spiked last week. Photo by Greg Clark. The University of Rhode Island saw a spike in COVID-19 cases last week, with 181 positive tests and 81 percent of quarantine spaces occupied, according to URI’s COVID-19 Tracker. Ellen Reynolds,...
URI PRSSA organizes conference alone The URI Public Relations Student Society of America will soon host the first district conference in its history this month. Photo contributed by Siobhan Richards. The University of Rhode Island Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is hosting its first-ever district conference on March 12...
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