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In anticipation of President Donald Trump’s revisions to the travel ban, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with professors at the University of Rhode Island on Monday to discuss immigration policies and their potential effects on higher education.         Organized by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the event...
Despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students last week, the University of Rhode Island has publicly stated its continued commitment to protect all students, regardless of their gender identity. Apart from allowing students to use the bathroom that corresponded to their gender identity, interpretations of Title...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate held a debate on Tuesday night for the upcoming presidential election.         Senators contending for the position are Sam King and Ryan Buck. King currently serves as the chair of the Student Organization Advisory Review Committee, and has served on every other...
The University of Rhode Island will be breaking ground on a new $5 million visitors center this coming June, which will remain under construction for roughly a year.         The new visitor center will offer prospective students and their families more amenities than the current ‘hut’ that stands in...
While many students stayed inside to escape the cold during the snowstorms last week, others were not able to find the same refuge.         For many students living in Heathman Hall, their heat has not been working for the past few weeks or, for some, the entirety of the...
Two students were arrested and one was injured during celebrations that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. Benjamin Schiffer, 19, a business major from New Hartford, Connecticut was arrested and charged with disorderly...
  Two students were arrested and one was injured during riots that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. The names of those arrested have not been released, but one officer confirmed that the injury...
          President David M. Dooley addressed the University of Rhode Island community on Monday in reply to Trump’s executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.         The order restricts refugee entrance to the United States for 120 days, and bars Syrian refugees indefinitely. The uncertainties...
Nearly two weeks ago, students at the University of Rhode of Island attended the 45th Inauguration as well as the subsequent protests and Women’s Marches held throughout the nation and abroad. Jordan Cheretis, a sophomore Psychology student, joined her friends and family at the Inauguration. Cheretis said she went...
One hundred and forty-six professors and counting have been placed on a national “watch list” over the past month for expressing liberal ideals, and the University of Rhode Island is represented among those numbers. The Professor Watchlist featured Assistant Professor and Acting Director of Graduate Studies Erik Loomis for...

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