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The University of Rhode Island’s Writing Across URI program has developed a new undergraduate award that will give students the chance to win a $1,000 prize, whether they’re traditionally writing-savvy or not.  The award is divided into three categories: science writing, advocacy writing and...
We’re one month into 2020 and the album of the year has already been released.  I realize that’s a pretty bold claim to make, but I don’t think that anything is going to be able to top Mac Miller’s final album “Circles,” which was...
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...