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Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album hit the charts, which made her one of the most listened to female artists this year. PHOTO CREDIT: variety.com 2021 will forever be a year defined by the ventures of liberated, influential female artists. These are some of my favorite music moments from the past 12...
Whether you’re simply browsing the Corner Store or desperately searching to quench your thirst, bottled water seems to be a hot commodity at the University of Rhode Island. Sure, most students carry (and clank) around their beloved Hydroflasks and Yetis, which is a whole separate debate to begin with. Regardless...
Adele and James Arthur had some of November’s best music releases for this reporter. PHOTO CREDIT: bbc.com This past month was not only a time for Taylor Swift and Silk Sonic. There were plenty of other artists that reached impressive heights in the month of November with their music releases....

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At the third Faculty Senate meeting of the academic year, the University of Rhode Island’s President Marc Parlange spoke about his first semester at the University, the vice provost updated the Senate on current applications for Fall 2022 and an update was given on the general education program. Faculty Senate...
Influenza outbreak overwhelms Rhody Health Services has seen a recent uptick in visits as influenza swarms the student population. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards An increase in viral illnesses on and off campus has led the University of Rhode Island’s Health Services to deal with unprecedented demands, as more students than ever...
If there are any Swifties out there, then you’ll love Taylor Swift’s re-recording of her 2012 album “Red.” PHOTO CREDIT: spotify.com Taylor Swift has once again taken control of her fate with the release of her second re-recorded album, “Red (Taylor’s Version).” In addition to 21 previous hits, Swift delivered six...
Adele’s newly anticipated album “30” focuses on her divorce and will be released later this month. PHOTO CREDIT: harpersbazzar.com What will Adele’s next album be based on?  “Divorce, babe, divorce.” The pop star’s highly-anticipated release entitled “30” is expected on Nov. 19, complimented by her poignant single “Easy On Me.” In a...
Findings reveal high rate of sexual misconduct among first-year students The University of Rhode Island’s 2021 Campus Climate Survey shared results regarding sexual misconduct experienced by students, opening up new opportunities for initiatives to be taken by campus officials.  On Oct. 7, the University published the report which indicated that 10...
“Angel Dust” is this reporter’s favorite track from Mac Miller’s newest mixtape release. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by pitchfork.com As the leaves are changing, cozy up with some of my favorite music releases from October 2021. The late Mac Miller’s mixtape “Faces” hit streaming platforms on Oct. 15 as a re-release of...
After a string of car break-ins in the Keaney parking lot, there’s rising concern among community members.  PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards An increase in thefts from vehicles located in student parking lots has shaken the University of Rhode Island’s on-campus community, leading to intervention by URI’s Department of Public Safety. On...
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