Maddie Bataille

Students share immigration struggles, cultural adjustments

URI students share their immigration stories. Photo Courtesy of: Giulianna Sanchero-Gomez and Chadianny Rivera Hernandez The topic of immigration has increasingly become a divisive topic in the United States as immigration is protected under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, developed by the United Nations.  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states in Article 13,…

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Think big, Weed do

URI offers a Cannabis Studies minor for students. PHOTO CREDIT: A growing interest in cannabis studies has led the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy to include a minor field of studies in Cannabis.  Stephanie Forschner-Dancause, professor of biomedical pharmaceutical sciences, helps coordinate the Cannabis Studies Program offered on campus.  According to Forschner-Dancause,…

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Storytelling through music

A look back through the history of Japanese internment URI Music department honored the history of Japanese Americans during World War II. PHOTO CREDIT: National Archives On Saturday, March 25, the University of Rhode Island’s Music department held an event to honor music from Japanese encampments during World War II entitled, “Making of Music Behind…

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