Ryan Estus

Faculty panel guides civil conversations about political controversy

On Thursday Feb. 29, the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Political Science hosted a panel open to the public, titled “Discussing Contentious Politics,” meant to help attendees hold civil conversations with others while discussing controversial issues. The discussion, held in the Memorial Union with a group of professors all teaching within the political science…

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Journalism and public relations announce department merge

The University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media recently announced that the majors of public relations and journalism will be undergoing a departmental merger, effective fall semester 2024. The decision has resulted in confusion among students, as there is uncertainty over what will actually be merging within the departments, Ammina Kothari, the…

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Voices of URI community recount untold experiences of womanhood

On Friday and Saturday, the University of Rhode Island’s Gender and Sexuality Center presented a production of “The Vagina Monologues” in Edwards Auditorium. The 90-minute production was performed entirely by URI students, faculty and staff, with numerous members of the URI community in attendance for the showings. Of the 13 monologues depicted, topics included the…

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