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Many of URI's groups and organizations came out on First Night to welcome Freshmen and to give them taste of

a

campus. Freshmen got

personal look at all of URI's organizations and all their a

members

as

opportunity

well to

as an

join.

Students

also had several other activities

throughout the night such as personalized signs, temporary tattoos, and

a

dance party.

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First M August 31st,

2008

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IVIichaGi I ankc 11 "We're a young team so it's up and down. We're looking forward to next year. It's been n\/prall

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URI

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Ocgptabello 11

"Art frees your soul"

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and Lyu

September 16th,

2008

URI Police and students a

month for

a

night

of

together once pool, pizza, and fun. come

The URI Police endorses

community by spending know

as

a sense

time and

many URI students

as

of

getting they can.

to

ot. JuCIGS U

D awn October 23rd, 2008

Students showed their support

for St.

Judes Hospital by staying

up until the break of dawn. Even though that is a regular for any student, they decided to skip the late

study night to be a helping a good cause.

hand for

OCCGP

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'It feels

good

f

to win."

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"We're getting better every

lA game."

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Tragedy URi

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JoliG Li ppinco tt'11 Tragedy helped actress and

as a

grow both person. It was

me

allenging play that reminded me important it is to be aware

ow

'ssues we .

face, like the

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our

Tragedy

participate

world

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Diivepsiiu itu Week

Autumn

Ppep: practice your routine or skit, decide which events you want to go to, be eager to learn and

open-nninded

inqpedienls: culture, tradition, dancing,

singing, perfornners,

eager

students and staff

UiPGcTions:

participate

in

or

attend various

cultural events around cannpus to learn about new cultures and traditions unfanniliar to you, share what you learn with your peers

and teachers

BaU: 1 week

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Blood D pive September

23rd

-

25th, 2008

Students, faculty, and staff took their

day

to be local

a

little tme out of

heros. URI members

donated blood to the Rhode Island Blood Center and become someone's hero by just giving a little time out of their

daily

schedule.

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hall O peninq LiDDitt PP October 8th, 2008

October 8th marked the

opening

of the

$8.9 million newly remodeled Lippitt

Lippitt Hall houses the Honors and Departments now all up to date with the newest technology. Even thought Lippitt is one of URI's oldest building, it is now the most current for advanced learning. Hall.

Math

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Prep: paint your faces

/

blue and white and

URI

break out your URI gear as you of prepare your voice for lots

IVIapissa Lyolson 09

cheering

"It's very

sports

InqpediGnts:

lots of very excited URI students that like to show school spirit, all URI teams, Rhody the Ram, URI

sports band

Uipeclions:

bring everyone meet and cheer

and show their

Bake: 5 hours

to

the

on

Keaney

URI sports

spirit

gym

to

teams

exciting

teams

diioiiipr

to see

all the

back in action for

great school year!"

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H orriGCominq 2008 P pep:

buy tickets to the football game, paint your faces blue and white, greet old alumni, bring Rhody pride

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InqpediGnts:

URI current students and alumni, parents and families. Homecoming King and Queen, football, football team, school

spirit,

URI band and color

Deckg Uavis 11 guard

Uipeclions: bring everyone

to

the football field to watch the

football game with families and friends, visit tents outside the field, eat good food, cheer your team and

King

and Queen

bale: 4 hours

URI

"I

was proud to be URI's Homecoming Queen of '08.

love URI and it has been

a

of the person that 've become. I am honored t

huge part

represent URI and hope to giving back."

continue

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bpittanq Pelsue

13

"We worked well together this year. We definitely learned to work nffof earh nthpr gnd ^-^ the season went on, we all

mproved

as a

whole."

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'My goal

is to

bring the Rhody

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body.'

URI

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URI 09

LmilLj rIandL) 'Being been

for

a

an

me

part of the band has invaluable

in

keeping

spirit and feeling of the

a

experience

with school

part

community."

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Ppep: fraternity & sorority pairs, choose philanthropies to donate money to, decide who from each house will be participating choose

in each event

Inqpedienls: URI Greek

excitement,

System, money, competition, good intentions

UipecTions:

throughout the participate or cheer on

attend various events week to either

your house, raise money, have fun, get involved in the local community

bale: 1 week

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October 7th, 2008

URI students

came

together for

a

day of fun and games to get a break from studying. Students played rootbeer pong and got a chance to show off their ping pong ball throwing skills and there was only one

house rule; HAVE FUN!

iwa November 15th, 2008 organized their annual Diwali event. The "Festival Lights" event symbolizes the victory of good over evil within every human being. The ISA serves to promote the awareness of cultural diversity on campus by organizing cultural and social events for the URI community The Indian Student Association

of

Association PGrtormancG November 6th,2008 The URI EMA puts on the tunes for students to come dance and have fun. Students spin tunes all

night

and show off their dance

out and

bust

a

move!

moves.

So

come on

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v^hinGSG

IVIoon rGsiiva September 14th,

2008

The

University

of Rhode Island's Confucius Institute had

festival in honor of the featured moon.

a

night

of the fullest

moon

a

in 2008. It

Chinese buffet with food that is round like the

This event is also

a

time to celebrate, which is the

equivalent of the American Thanksgiving, where families gather for reunions. The festival also celebrates the first anniversary of URI's Confucius Institute.

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Ram's Den /

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riappison 13

Mainfaire at

Hope

Commons

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Lindsaij Lijtle

11

'We had ups and downs, but we work really hard every

day."

CM

/

UR

Ixaijla

Wilson 13

'It started off rocky, but I think we can

pull

it

together."

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Winter Entrees

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November 6th, 2008 Degrees Coffee House held special performances by Amplified, Postmental, World in Arms, and Outrage. Students relaxed and enjoyed specialty coffee with some of the best 193

tunes in

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town!

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rlousG

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December 5th, 2008

URI's Ballroom Dance Club put on their dancing us their moves! The club

shoes and showed

practiced and then

all semester

prepared

hard work,

on

several different dances

this event to showcase all their

Dasketba

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at Boss

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ensures

the sanity of those

fated to dream."

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hungry for

coming up of pames.'

at

more

the next

couple

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UPI

Dpittneij Dopqes 10 "We all put our minds together think of what is best for the team."

to

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play

was

hilarious and such

''ig hit! Working with talent a

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The

Foreigner

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KntLijn

PcKJilli '11

"This whole eye

production was an opening experience for me.

Although

some

of the monologues

sad, they really bring up issues that don't get talked about

were

as

often

as

they

should."

monologues really promoted awareness for the many unspoken issues that women fare globally." "The vagina

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Ppep: hold auditions, cast characters, work

as a

practice,

team

InqpGcliGnts: women

from all different

backgrounds,

interested audience

Uipections:

laugh, cry, and applaud as you watch performances by various women while they share heartfelt and touching stories through the viewpoint of their vaginas

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nights

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hot Lyhocolate December 3rd, 2008 year the [Memorial Union Board serves free hot chocolate to all students. It's a up great way to break up the day and relax with

Every

cup of hot chocolate with your friends in the Union in between classes. Thanks MU a

Board!

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v:7inqerbread rlouses December 5th, 2008 This year

was

the first

ever

House

Gingerbread Competition. Student groups and organizations competed against

one

another to have

the most creative and

gingerbread

original

house. The

winner this year was the Outdoors Club with their

gingerbread

treehouse.

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never

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November 24th, 2008 Pharmacy students and professors came together to play a pharmacy themed Family Feud game. Each team tested their knowledge and quick wit against in other in the ulimate

pharmacy

battle. And who said

school couldn't be fun?!

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l^ainvill Award: Ppep: be

an

outstanding student, employee, or organization

student on

for

the URI campus, get nominated an

award, apply

selected

as a

to

win, get

finalist

inqpedienls: leadership, achievements, teamwork, admirable people, prepared speeches, plaques Uipeclions: if invited, attend the ceremony to on fellow students and organizations and wait to see which

cheer

students

based

on

excellent

enough category applied for

are

to win

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'My organization, Sigma Alpha, newly developing professional agricultural sorority on campus, spent some time bonding together while taking laps to a

raise money for

our

charity team."

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For

Lit( p pe P: form

walking

teams or go

by yourself, pack clothes, pack sleeping bags and tents

raise money for warm

cancer

awareness,

InqpedienTs: generous students and faculty who know someone with cancer, have it themselves, or

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just

want to

support

a

good

cause,

good

friends, tents, sleeping bags, snacks

Uipections: donate money to the fund, head to the URI track with your friends/team and walk around for 24 hours to support

research, take breaks to enjoy good company and rest, feel proud that you taking steps towards finding a cure cancer

for

cancer

bale: 24 hours

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Ppep: pick a show theme, design clothes, buy fabric, make clothes and trendy new

outfits, choose models

InqpedienTs: URI students in the Fashion

[Merchandizing Society that are aspiring to be designers, lots and of fabric and

sewing equipment,

lots hard

work and dedication, models

Uipections:

design

several

pieces

of clothing and

ensembles, make the clothes, arrange them

on models to show off your hard work at the fashion show, be proud of your work

bale: 1 night

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Ppep: pick fraternity and sorority pairs, get really excited, pick themes and practice routines, buy supplies

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