Students travel to Senegal, study mangrove forests

  While other students relaxed at home for winter break, two students from the University of Rhode Island spent their Winter J Term thousands of miles away in Senegal to study mangrove tree restoration. The...

Psychology professor travels India

Psychology professor Paul Bueno de Mesquita has recently returned from a two-week trip to India, and in particular, the remote northeast region of India of Nagaland. As well as being the instructor for intro-level psychology...

Possible new sorority coming to URI this fall

  When Marisa Cappelli transferred to the University of Rhode Island this past fall from Rhode Island College, she was disappointed to find that her former sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon, was not present on campus....

New designated driver program provided for students

A designated driving program is making its way to the University of Rhode Island this weekend. The program, “Friends Matter,” allows students to volunteer to take their turn being a designated driver, and drive...

English professor breathes life into poetry

  Professor Peter Covino, an English and creative writing professor at the University of Rhode Island, doesn’t have the typical background that most professors have. Covino was born in Southern Italy as a brother to four...

Don’t say ‘nope’, Tinder has hope

“We met on the beach, and realized it was freezing, so we ended up going to Starbucks instead. We spent the next two hours talking,” Kate, a University of Rhode Island senior, said. She’s...

Inner space center offers public tours

  During the month of February, the Inner Space Center, located at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, is offering two additional public tours of its facilities to fuel interest in deep-sea...

Students building financial credit

  Financial credit is something almost everyone will need at some point in their life and it is fairly easy for college students to build if it is done right. “There’s a little bit of...

Looking at URI from transfer students’ perspectives

  As students progress throughout their college career at the University of Rhode Island, they often find themselves questioning why they chose to attend this school. They have also probably found themselves facing other questions...

Building bridges at URI

  Bridges is a student organization at the University of Rhode Island seeking to make “bridges” between all the clubs and organizations on campus. The organization is a non-hierarchal group, seeking to help unite the...

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