University of New Hampshire http://ripr.org en Rams Look to End Losing Streak http://ripr.org/post/rams-look-end-losing-streak <p></p><p>The University of Rhode Island kicks off football season Thursday night with an away-game against Fordham University. The game marks the start of the 115<sup>th</sup> season for the Rhode Island Rams, founded in 1895.</p><p></p><p>But the team has not been faring well recently. The Rams have not won a game since 2011 and start this season hoping to snap a 13-game losing streak.</p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:54:16 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 20821 at http://ripr.org Rams Look to End Losing Streak RI Can Do Younger Citizens a Favor by Investing More in URI http://ripr.org/post/ri-can-do-younger-citizens-favor-investing-more-uri <p>The days are getting shorter, our cobalt coastline is cooler. The rhythms of fall return. In our cozy corner of New England, a timeless harbinger of the season is students thronging college campuses.</p><p>Behind the teary parental goodbye hugs and lugging the laptops to the dorm looms an uneasiness in the realm of higher education these days. Students loaded down with mountains of debt graduate into an uncertain economy. ``Do you want fries with that diploma’’ is the gallows humor of our age.</p> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 05:30:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 20558 at http://ripr.org RI Can Do Younger Citizens a Favor by Investing More in URI