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Tour guides for prospective students are having to learn new routes. Photo by Siobhan Richards.  As a new generation of students apply to college, the University of Rhode Island is focusing tours for prospective students on tour guide’s personal experiences. The...
Graphics by Elizabeth Wong.  Students make Rhode Island home, despite distance The University of Rhode Island’s student body is made up of 47 percent out-of-state students, making it a second home to students within the region and thousands of miles away...
Hosted by the Black Student Union, ‘(Black) Love Boat’ pitted friends and couples against one another to see who knew who better. Photo by James McIntosh.  As part of Black Student Union (BSU) Week, BSU hosted their own game show, (Black) Love Boat, in...
Dr. Anne C. Bailey gives the keynote speech as part of Black History Month at URI. Photo by Greg Clark.  A future of America told through the struggle of slavery “Of course I’m a historian, but I also consider myself a...
 URI Social Media Coordinator Shaun Holt. Contributed by Shaun Holt.  “I think that I’ve always loved the concept of storytelling and I think almost anything you do in life you can break down through a story. That’s why I love talking to people, that’s...
Timothy Mendonca ‘13 returns to discuss his experiences as production coordinator for Amazon’s hit TV show, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Photo by James Singer.  “Keep in touch with me,” Timothy Mendonça told the 11 students in Ranger Hall on Friday, Feb. 21, sharing his...
Photo courtesy of URI Theatre's website. When the lights dim in J Studio, audiences may think they walked into a rave as strobe lights fill the intimate space and Martin Garrix’s “Animals” blasts. But when the dialogue begins, it quickly becomes clear that you’re...
The band Eastward. Photos contributed by Dave Sarazen.  Last Thursday night, the band Eastward performed at the University of Rhode Island’s 193 Coffee House in the Memorial Union for the first time.  Eastward, a self-described acoustic folk rock student band...
Photo by James Singer.  This semester marks the three-year-anniversary of the University of Rhode Island’s Diversity and Inclusion Badge Program, which trains graduate students for the competitive job market. Dr. Alycia Mosley Austin, director of graduate recruitment and diversity initiatives, had...
A new social music streaming platform is coming soon to college students exclusively, and University of Rhode Island students now have access to a beta version. Quadio is set to be released as an app at the end of the month, but for now...