Archive For April 22, 2016

Death Of A Prince

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Death Of A Prince

Prince found dead at age 57! Bringing shock and horror to so many Prince fans across the nation. Early Thursday morning the news came through and shocked the nation. Being up there as one of the greatest pop singers of all time, prince lead a very private and recluse life. Kevin Smith would joke about his…

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‘Social Media Social’ draws interested students, panel discusses online etiquette

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‘Social Media Social’ draws interested students, panel discusses online etiquette

University of Rhode Island students and faculty and local business representatives attended the Public Relations Society’s (PRS) “Social Media Social,” featuring two keynote speakers, a panel discussion and a networking session with ice cream served. PRS co-president Kari Lukovics said the idea came to her at 2 a.m. and after a month of a half…

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Jackass Star Remembered On MTV

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Jackass Star Remembered On MTV

Ryan Dunn, one of the adrenaline junkies of the “Jackass” crew, was a wild and lovable idiot on TV, and his friends want viewers to be assured that he was just the same off-camera. MTV’s “A Tribute to Ryan Dunn” was an informative and loving send-off by his friends and co-workers. “Jackass” was a cultural…

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Sex And The Cigar

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Sex And The Cigar

Midterm week – it’s a phrase dreaded by any student who has realized that their BAC is coming dangerously close to eclipsing their GPA. It’s a period of time where a college dorm is pretty much a prisoner of war camp, pre-Geneva convention (for anyone who doesn’t know the reference, we’re rooting for you on…

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Zombies overrun campus in class exercise

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Zombies overrun campus in class exercise

University of Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services personnel, people in HAZMAT suits and a Charlestown police officer were among the people overseeing and aiding a pharmacy class exercise. The exercise, conducted by professor Jeffrey Bratberg’s Advance Infectious and Pulmonary Diseases class, simulated an outbreak of zombieism and its treatment at a point of dispensing (POD). Bratberg…

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Students Plan Senior Week Events Despite Administrative Misgivings

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Students Plan Senior Week Events Despite Administrative Misgivings

With the end of the school year approaching many students are cramming for finals and finishing up last minute papers, but University of Rhode Island seniors have something to look forward to: senior week. Senior week, however, is a controversial topic at URI because of police involvement in the past. In fact, Vice President of…

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