Kayla Albin

Political Divide: A Conversation with former Department Chair Brian Krueger

In the University of Rhode Island’s March 2018 Political Science newsletter, Professor Brian Krueger writes, “Disagreeing with mutual respect, listening with the intention to learn about others, and an openness to new ideas and evidence seems quaint, weak or worse, a betrayal to your political tribe.” According to a 2016 Gallup Poll, approximately 77 percent…

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It’s Time to Get your Flu Shot

Influenza vaccinations are being offered to the students of the University of Rhode Island at multiple locations across campus. According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 200,000 people are hospitalized from the flu each year, exemplifying the importance of getting vaccinated to protect yourself and others. “Everyone should get the flu shot, it’s…

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Professor finds Adderall has little effect on cognitive performance

Photo by Anna Meassick | Many students turn Adderall to focus on studying, but the drug long-term health risks for those who aren’t prescribed it. Researchers at the University of Rhode Island have discovered that Adderall, a drug used to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, has little impact on the cognitive performance of healthy college…

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