Then and Now: Taft Hall

Taft Hall in 1910 and today!

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Did you know that WRIU is celebrating 75 years this year?

WRIU is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The student radio station started in 1939.

Here’s a picture from our Archives that gives a behind the scenes look at the radio station in 1952:

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For more information about WRIU, see the press release at: http://www.uri.edu/news/releases/?id=7205 or WRIU’s website.

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Then and Now: Lippitt Hall

Lippitt Hall in 1980 and today!

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Then and Now: Roger Williams Dining Hall/Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center

Then: Roger Williams Dining Hall in 1960

Today: Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center

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It’s Banned Books week!

Stop by our lobby display to see some of the books that have been banned or challenged. How many have you read?

Then and Now: Keaney Gym

Keaney Gym then and now!

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Did you know that URI freshmen once had to wear beanies? This one’s up in the University Archives.

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Francis Scott Key was inspired to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” 200 years ago today. For more about our national anthem: http://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/

Then and Now: Engineering Quad

Today: http://binged.it/WOHDQT

Aerial view of the Engineering Quad in 1962 and today!

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URI 101 Library Sessions start this week. Can’t wait to meet you all over the coming weeks!