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Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday morning near Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina. Florence was a category one hurricane when it made landfall. As of Sunday night, the heaviest hit area was the southern half of North Carolina’s coastline. Close to 30 inches of rain fell and over...
During the 2018 Summer Break, renovation within the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons revealed asbestos, prompting the University of Rhode Island to place multiple warning signs throughout the building. The asbestos was discovered on the second floor. Abigail Bernier, an industrial hygienist who is a member...

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Hurricane Florence, a major hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean with winds of up to 125 miles per hour, is set to make landfall on the East Coast. Florence is expected to severely impact much of the South Carolina and North Carolina coast. Florence is expected to impact parts of...
By Theresa Brown and Andrew Main Swastikas and phallic images were carved in various lots around the Kingston campus The vandalism has taken place in multiple areas such as the Flag Road, Keaney, Dairy Barn and Plains Road parking lots, as well as around Fraternity Circle. Seven cases of vandalism occurred...
Students at the University of Rhode Island are now able to complete course evaluations online, a change from previous years when all course evaluations were done on paper.   Chris Barrett, a senior information technologist and professor at the University, said there is a total of 72,000 evaluations posted online for...
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Maher Meet URI’s newest Truman scholar University of Rhode Island junior Andy Boardman has been awarded the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that is given to college juniors across the country. The award is given to college students who have displayed exemplary service to their community. According to...
Four people were killed and at least two more were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, April 22  in the morning. All four people who were killed, as well as the two who were injured were in their 20s. A 29 year...
Two African American men were arrested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks while they were waiting to meet with a friend after an employee believed they were trespassing and called police. The arrest resulted in two days of protest outside the store, as protesters accused the company of only calling the...
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|”However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new system does.” The University of Rhode Island has begun using a new system called Starfish for various tasks with regards to advising. However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new...
On Saturday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government is believed to have killed approximately 40 people. It is believed that the Syrian Air Force dropped chemical bombs over Douma. A rebel group that opposes the Syrian government is located in Douma and have not given in to the...

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