Although going up the infamous University of Rhode Island hill can be a daunting task, some students and professors around campus have found a way to make it easier--without waiting in line for a shuttle. Regardless of the fact that they still require a concerted effort from the operator,...
Dear University Community, As members of the University of Rhode Island Student Senate, we commit ourselves to preventing sexual violence here at this institution. We value and uphold the cornerstones of our University: to defend the rights and dignity of our fellow students, to create and maintain an environment that...
gather twenty pocket lighters into twig bundles - ignite every menthol in the room. i dont smoke i resent dying young. in the sparse heat of June the moon explodes - remove our shirts dried above our heads, hoisted flags at high mast, no mourning no morning for surrender no morning when the great-grandfathers tilled the...
A former URI student is returning to campus to finish what he started - pledging Sigma Chi. Ed Johnson, a 58-year-old from Cranston, Rhode Island, attended URI back in 1975. He began pledging after the fraternity opened up their house for him to live in because there was no...
The University of Rhode Island women’s soccer team lost their third straight match on Sunday, falling 3-2 at home to Vermont. The Rams came out of the gate aggressive. In the seventh minute, senior Ari Stanton took a pass from redshirt sophomore Megan Tracewell on the right side...
University of Rhode Island sophomore tennis player Anna Peacock was born and raised in England.  Teammates Elizaveta Sadovnikova and Galina Chernykh are from Russia, Kathleen Uy from the Philippines and senior Nithila Asokaraj is a first-generation American. They all have one common goal: play tennis and get a degree. Half of...
It was a busy weekend for the University of Rhode Island athletic teams. Contributing sports writer Sam Murray has all the updates for you about this week. Contributing Sports Reporter Ian Weiner has you covered on how the Rams cross country teams finished at the Atlantic 10 Championships. Football The football...
There is nothing appealing to me about sitting in the library. In theory, it should provide a quality environment for students at the University of Rhode Island to work amongst others, however, the 24-hour room alone is the absolute opposite of this. It is impossible to pay attention in that...
Nestled behind the greenhouses and the coastal institute, there’s a silent war going on at the University of Rhode Island’s Biocontrol Center. Stocked in chilly refrigerators or warming under lamps are the aggressors in the war on invasive plants and insects: bugs. It’s part of something Biocontrol Lab Coordinator Lisa...