Morgan Maleonskie

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Union, gyms first on-campus trial locations Free menstrual products developed by former student and URI staff members are making their way into campus bathrooms. PHOTO CREDIT: Morgan Maleonskie. Aunt Flow is here to stay at the University of Rhode Island.   The URI Student Senate is funding and providing Aunt Flow menstrual products...
Reporter shares her experience with local Rhode Island nail salon. It’s been almost two weeks since I moved back to Rhode Island for my second year at the University of Rhode Island, and over these two weeks, the most common question I've been asked has been “I love your nails!...
‘Tongue-in-cheek’ name sticks around The Good Five Cent Cigar celebrates 50 years of creating newspapers for the URI community. PHOTO CREDIT: Morgan Maleonskie The year is 1971. Richard Nixon is president; Elton John is on tour; and the University of Rhode Island’s student-run newspaper, the Good Five Cent Cigar, is...
URI is requiring students to be vaccinated, but if they’re exempt, they must receive twice-weekly testing. Photo credit: Greg Clark. The University of Rhode Island recently updated its COVID-19 policies for the fall 2021 semester, due to the rise of the delta variant and the increase in fully vaccinated students. Last...
Cultivates ‘love for literature’ through ‘intellectual engagement’ Mechanical engineering sophomore Drew Cretella, aka Kermi, is pursuing his dream: becoming a professional gamer. Photo by Alison Carpino. Andrew Cretella, a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, is working towards a degree in mechanical engineering while also chasing his dream of becoming...
Graphic by Alison Carpino. As we celebrate Earth Day, professors from the University of Rhode Island’s department of natural resources science (NRS) reflected on the importance of the day, current consumer habits and the state of the environment. Arthur Gold, a professor and the chair of the NRS department, said that...
Zoom Fatigue: Introducing student burnout on a whole new level. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. As the pandemic soars, students and colleagues continue to log onto Zoom, but the recent rise in video-chat communication has led to burnout and consequences in users. As a first-year university student, the pandemic has had quite...
Orientation was moved online for new students last year due to the pandemic, but the University of Rhode Island will offer both virtual and in-person orientation activities for incoming students this summer. According to the Director of New Student Programs Kristina Perrelli, students were invited to stay on campus for...
The Black cowboy community is showcased in the Netflix original starring Caleb McLaughlin and Idris Elba.  Photo from tiff.net. “Concrete Cowboy,” starring Netflix breakout star Caleb McLaughlin, is the fascinating coming-of-age story of a troubled teen struggling to find where he belongs.  The “Stranger Things” star successfully plays the main character...
Finalists share vision for future of program The pool for the next Harrington School director has narrowed to three candidates. Kothari photo from rit.edu. Muppidi photo from westhartfordnews.com. Groshek photo from bu.edu. In search of a new director, the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media hosted three...
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