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Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. In April, a group of students came together to create Telehealth Access for Seniors, a nonprofit organization that supports senior citizens around the country struggling with isolation amid the pandemic. Founded at Yale University, these students were given a federal 501(c)(3) grant to begin supplying senior citizens...

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3.6 magnitude earthquake shakes up RI The 3.6 magnitude earthquake from Massachusetts could be felt in Rhode Island. Photo from the weatherchannel.com. A rare earthquake hit southern New England on Sunday, Nov. 8 around 9:10 a.m, creating plenty of excitement among the population. The epicenter of the earthquake was at Mishaum Point...
Two URI faculty members joined the national organization Faculty for Student Voting Rights this year. Graphic by Ethan Pellegrino.  At the beginning of this semester, two professors took the initiative to join the national organization Faculty for Student Voting Rights (FSVR) on behalf of the University of Rhode Island. The FSVR...
The first line of the 2020 Netflix original film “Rebecca” is the same as the original 1935 gothic romance novel the movie is based on: “Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”  The classic novel, written by Dame Daphne Du Maurier tells the story of a young woman...
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of “Little Women” features (from left) Eliza Scanlan, Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern and Florence Pugh. Photo from Daily Cardinal. I know you did it. You walked into the movie theater sometime between Christmas Day 2019 and whatever day it was when the world shut down in 2020,...
Fresh Check Day encourages students to assess their mental health. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. The University of Rhode Island’s fifth-annual Fresh Check Day in honor of mental health awareness will be held this year, but students can expect a virtual, and just as interactive experience.  The event, scheduled for Oct. 14,...
The University of Rhode Island’s annual budget took a hit due to COVID-19, which could force leadership to utilize other funding sources to maintain operations. The University’s final financial statement remains indefinite due to the dynamics of COVID-19. The absence of a state budget has widely affected the University’s financial...
The first of South County Sunrise’s three-part speaker series, Loren Spears lectured about indigenous rights in the climate movement. Photo by James McIntosh.  Starting in March, South County Sunrise, an environmental activist group, will be hosting a three-part speaker series focusing on anti-oppression in the environmental movement at the University...
Buddhist monk Demo Rinpoche speaks on finding happiness. Photo by James Singer. Visiting Buddhist monk gives insight on how to feel content  On Thursday, Feb. 27, a Buddhist monk visited the University of Rhode Island for a seminar on finding happiness in the right ways and right places for the Center...
Photo from uridressage.weebly.com The University of Rhode Island Dressage Club is a place where students can explore a passion for horses through horse care, dressage practice and competitions.  Dressage is a type of western style horse riding, different than the more widely known equestrian style riding. In French, dressage translates to...