Police Profile: meet Major Jagoda

  As the public opinion of safety and police officers changes, the University of Rhode Island’s new police major strives to create a tight-knit community with open conversation. URI’s Campus Police Major Michael Jagoda was hired on April 28. He said he manages the daily operations of the department and assists the director of public…

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UReca: See Yourself in a New Light

  A new organization of student advisors is starting to make its mark on the University of Rhode Island campus through their help with eating disorders. The group is called UReca, URI’s eating concern advisors, and was started last semester to help spread awareness and provide help for those struggling with eating disorders. Inspired by…

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Student doubles as URI EMT by night

  The University of Rhode Island’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) offers an opportunity for students to volunteer in the program, giving them hands-on experience as EMTs. “We are not the police,” Jon Marton-Rollins, a junior URI student and EMS volunteer, said. “If you’re drunk, we’re very likely not calling your parents or the police. We’re…

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Way up tour comes to URI

More important than ever for college students is the need for an online presence in the name of job hunting, as evidenced by the most recent stop of the WayUp Tour to Kingston on Monday. WayUp, formerly known as Campus Job, is based in New York City and operates as a web-based platform designed primarily…

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Fencing club creates unique community

  Newton’s third law can relate to more than just science, and URI’s fencing club is a prime example of equal and opposite reactions. The law, “Every action has an equal and opposite reaction,” applies to the sport as fencing victories rely heavily on the response to one’s opponent. Fencers must advance when their opponent…

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