Criminally Inane Rhode Island takes a step forward from outdated drug policies
Anchor Editorial Decriminalization is a funny word. It is a phrase which culls the attention of advocates on both sides of the marijuana legalization debate. Decriminalization is not the same as legalization, but for many, it is the first step. The State of Rhode Island’s recent adoption of the ...Continue Reading...
Keeping a Promise
Dear Readers, I would like to thank you for your continued patronage of The Anchor. Week after week, our staff works diligently to produce a sizable, quality student newspaper for thousands of Rhode Island College students and the college community as a whole. During spring break, The Anchor ...Continue Reading...
We are Anchor strong
We find it necessary to address Speaker of Parliament Travis Escobar’s recent public comments regarding last week’s editorial, to which he responded with desires of censorship and annulment of the 85-year-old, student-driven endeavor that is The Anchor. First and foremost, we will not tolerate ...Continue Reading...
On the Dedication to Academic Success Act
You may have heard that earlier this month Student Parliament passed a rather contentious piece of legislation, the Dedication to Academic Success Act (DASA). The Act, drafted by SCG Vice President Travis Escobar, ostensibly aims to boost academic standards among those involved in student ...Continue Reading...
The Hall of Fame Debate
The day Major League Baseball dreaded since the end of the 2007 season was the Hall of Fame vote for the class of 2013. It has long been debated that if a player uses performance enhancing drugs then they should not be elected to the HOF, and this year saw prominent figures from the “Steroid ...Continue Reading...
You’ve made it to college, now what?
Welcome to Rhode Island College! For some of you, this might have been your first choice school. For others, this might have been the most affordable option, or perhaps one of your backup colleges. Regardless of what brought you here, you are about to experience an institution like no other. ...Continue Reading...
May Day General Strike? Yeah, we don’t think so
The Rhode Island College community isn’t widely known as a hotbed of protest. In fact, the Rhode Island community is generally apathetic. This is why it was shocking to find that a group of fed-up students have actually formed a group and have planned a protest event, called: the “RIC May Day ...Continue Reading...
The inevitability of marijuana on college campuses
For those living under a rock, last Friday, April 20, marked a day many affectionately call “420 Day.” For some ambiguous reason, this day is celebrated by millions of people across the nation as an event to smoke copious amounts marijuana. Many of those celebrating the holiday happen to be ...Continue Reading...
Recreation Center delivers on promise to expand student life on East Campus
The “old shoe factory” that once towered over East Campus is finally gone. In its place is a brand-new, inviting structure that bears little resemblance to the old brick building. The newly renovated Recreation Center is expected to usher in a new era for student life on the long-dormant east ...Continue Reading...
A not very merry Rick Perry
Possible Republican presidential race candidate Rick Perry the 47th Governor of Texas has made waves following his anti-gay comments in his more recent campaign ads titled, “Strong.” Perry goes on to state that you do not need to be a regularly practicing Christian to see there is something ...Continue Reading...
- BREAKING: President Obama reschedules RIC visit for Halloween
- RIC student allegedly sexually assaulted on campus
- RIC students travel to Ferguson for weekend of peaceful protests
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- Anchorwomen’s Volleyball 1-1 road record last week
- Obama cancels RIC trip, stays in D.C. to assess ebola outbreak