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Sarah J. Maass is this reporter’s pick-me-up, it could be yours as well. PHOTO CREDIT: sarahjmaas.com As an English major, I like to imagine myself as having amazing taste in books, but I realize that, deep down, I love a trashy read as much as the next person. A few...
Women's basketball, Harrington school among top fundraisers Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Rhode Island celebrated this year’s first Day of Giving event by donating money to the URI Foundation and Alumni Engagement (URIFAE).  The URIFAE looked to raise $1 million from community members on the Oct....
When she’s not researching in-between the bookshelves of Robert L. Carothers Library, Amanda Izenstark can be found shaping the minds of students as well as the University of Rhode Island’s understanding of information literacy. Izenstark, a professor and librarian at URI, teaches LIB 250: Information Research Across Disciplines, a course...
“Love for Sale,” which is set to be Bennett’s final album, is the perfect final act from the Gaga-Bennett duo. PHOTO CREDIT: spotify.com Jazz legend Tony Benentt teamed up with pop star Lady Gaga for a second time in their new album “Love For Sale,” a collection of toe-tapping hits...
Irish singer-songwriter, James Vincent McMorrow, releases a new album called “Grapefruit season” and makes the list of hot new albums for some. PHOTO CREDIT: spotify.com Campus is finally up and running once again, and I’m back with more monthly music reviews, starting with some September highlights. Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow...
As life on campus begins returning to in-person classes amid the pandemic, Health Services see seasonal flu and colds on the rise.  PHOTO CREDIT: Elizabeth Wong Health Services at the University of Rhode Island is currently facing an influx of non-COVID-19 related illnesses as cold and flu season approaches.  With the...
Frank Caraccia makes move from music to photography University of Rhode Island alum Frank Caraccia shares his post-collegiate story from being a musician on tour to selling prints from his camera. PHOTO CREDIT: Frank Caraccia University of Rhode Island alumnus Frank Caraccia is a veteran of the music industry who is...
University students mourned the life of the community groundhog on Tuesday night with signs. Photo courtesy of @rhodygroundhogs. On Tuesday students at the University of Rhode Island organized a memorial service for a groundhog who frequented the balcony buildings east of Meade Stadium. Last week, students Ana Avjian and Freya Badger...
Prospective members of Greek Life at the University of Rhode Island are facing unique experiences while getting to know their potential new chapters. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greek Life recruitment process had to be largely changed. Last fall, all new members were recruited virtually and weekly chapter meetings...
 Will student opinions be in line with charting numbers? New album releases from Kanye West and Drake stir up a friendly debate among URI students. PHOTO CREDIT: revolt.tv Kanye West’s 10th studio album entitled “Donda” is battling the charts against Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy,” and students at the University of Rhode...
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