Meet the Senate: Chief Information Officer

Although he has been a number of at least six student organizations and worked at three on-campus jobs in the past, Zachary Yip says his time on Student Senate has been the most fulfilling...

Home for the Holidays: Dying to leave or to stay?

The holidays are a joyous time for many, but as college students, they also mean leaving many friends and routines behind. This winter break will give students time to return to their loved ones...

Student wins Mineral Hunters scholarship

The nonprofit organization Rhode Island Mineral Hunters (RIMH) presented University of Rhode Island geosciences student Morgan Haldeman with a $1,000 scholarship at their annual rock and mineral show. Founded in 1962, RIMH is dedicated to...

Meet the Senate: Director of Communications

If you were a pre-med student-athlete with two majors, you might think spending your precious free time on student government would be overkill. Kathleen Mae Uy is more than up to the challenge, currently...

Unclassroom section addresses HIV/AIDS

Unfortunately, it is often difficult to both get college students to pay attention to their sexual vulnerability and/or get tested for sexually transmitted diseases.   AIDS Project Rhode Island is an organization that encourages everyone...

Zabludoff’s hard work leads to opportunities, records

If University of Rhode Island senior Chaya Zabludoff is seen throwing up at swimming practice, the level of concern should not be too high. The California native pushes herself to the brink of sickness...

E.C. Matthews’ impact extends off basketball court

In a joint effort, University of Rhode Island sophomore guard E.C. Matthews and men’s ice hockey assistant coach Benjamin Upham worked together to help a local child get involved with some of his favorite...

URI student trains puppy to be guide dog for the blind

If you see a cute little Black Labrador Retriever walking through campus, say hi to Simone. You may even be lucky enough to have her in some of your classes. Simone is a 13-month-old puppy...

Strike A Chord Group Organizes Charity Concerts

An student organization that raises money for charities through concerts plans to expand its membership and increase the on-campus profile of its shows. Strike A Chord is a club at the University of Rhode Island...

Meet the Senate: Treasurer

Though he admits it is a big commitment, Chris Cicero believes Student Senate is well worth the hard work. He would have to, considering he is well into his fifth year as a senator. As...

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