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Rhody Ruckus members will no longer be guaranteed tickets to the PC game  The University of Rhode Island Department of Athletics has developed a new lottery system for allocating student tickets for the URI vs. Providence College men’s basketball game.  The...
As the semester ends, students should know their final exam rights. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. With finals season approaching and exams coming up, it’s important for students at the University of Rhode Island to be aware of the exam rights they are entitled...
 Students are able to give away a meal swipe to feed someone in need. Photo by Greg Clark. The University of Rhode Island brought back its Share a Swipe for Hope campaign this year, in which students were able to donate a meal...
The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Community, Equity and Diversity (CED) has narrowed down their search for a new director for Diverse Faculty Recruitment and Retention (DDFRR) to three candidates. Rachel Andoscia, Jianguo Zhu and Harry Alston Jr. are the three finalists who...
Professor Katie Kelley Studies how volcanoes affect the environment. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Although volcanoes aren’t necessarily on the top of the list of current climate concerns, they affect the environment more than one would think. One University of Rhode Island professor is...
As a part of the URI 101 curriculum, all freshmen are now required to receive a certificate for completing a Title IX quiz in order to learn about discrimination on the basis of sex in education and the workplace.  According to the University of...
The Gender and Women's Studies major will kick off new classes for students next semester. Graphic made by Elizabeth Wong. The University of Rhode Island’s Gender and Women’s Studies Department (GWS) will be offering new, specialized sections of GWS 350 for students to...
Academic credits earned will be averaged to establish priority The Brookside Apartments are still under construction, however, Housing and Residential Life recently began accepting applications for potential residents for the spring semester. Photo by Greg Clark. The University of Rhode...
For 30 years, Quainoo has impacted the world with her work It’s rare for an academic to write poetry. Communications studies and Africana studies Associate Professor Vanessa Wynder Quainoo, however, is the exception.  Quainoo has written several poetry books, despite receiving...
When a storm caused a power outage on Oct. 17 it put the entire campus without electricity, heat or hot water, and some began to question why the University of Rhode Island did not have emergency backup generators ready.    The Memorial Union, Hope Commons,...