URI Student Embodies Importance of Both Education, Volunteering

Stephanie Anderson works on a boat, collecting phytoplankton and conducting research to impact the field of science. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Anderson. Stephanie Anderson, an Oceanography Ph.D. candidate working...

The path less traveled

Photo courtesy of Dominic DeFilipi | URI students enjoy their symmer vacation abroad. Contact the International Center for more information on how you can spend your summer in a new country. While the end of...

Where are the tampons on campus?

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| “While tampons may be purchased in the pharmacy or at the CVS in the Emporium, they are not regularly distributed on campus through the departments that routinely give out...

Senior’s Honors project promotes mental health awareness

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoyed booths and food trucks all in efforts to spread awareness and knowledge about mental health on the Quadrangle. On Wednesday, April 11 the University of Rhode Island hosted their...

WRIU DJ spotlight: Monica Conway

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Monica holds the position of RIU2 Program Director, along with hosting her show on 90.3 WRIU FM Thursdays 1-3 p.m.. Jamming out to the rock and alternative music she grew...

Teaching beyond the typical classroom

Photo by Edward Kdonian |CIGAR| Both in and out of the classroom, Michael Urso demonstrates his love for teaching.  Upon entering the classroom, few students know more about their professors than what they may find on...

Learning New Languages Made Easier With Conversation Hours

Melanie Zeger (left) and Sophie Witthoeft (right) instruct students about the Easter Egg Hunt they were hosting as part of a Conversation Hour. |Photo by James McIntosh. Faculty and...

Rising Above Academics: Volunteer Firefighter DJ Demers

David Demers serves as a volunteer firefighter while being a full time college student. Photo by Greg Clark. David Jonathan Demers, a second year nursing major at the University...

Not your average gen-eds

By Theresa Brown and Laura Weick As students begin to register for classes for the Fall 2018 semester, students may wonder which classes they should take to fulfill their remaining general education requirements. In an...

Meet Stone Freeman: Student Sports Media Extraordinaire

Stone Freeman (right) produces and stars in his own podcast while also being sports director and broadcaster for WRIU. Photo by Momolu Akoiwala Stone Freeman is not your typical...

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