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Twelve people including at least one police officer were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California last Wednesday night. The New York Times reports the suspect, 28-year-old Ian Long, was found dead at the scene. Investigators believed he committed suicide. Long was...
Photo by Anna Meassick | The university has been advertising for J-term with emails and signs throughout campus. Registration for winter break courses for students at the University of Rhode Island is now available on the E-campus website, including new online courses added this year, most of which can be...
After Election Day Tuesday, the results are in. Democrats will soon have control over the House of Representatives while Republicans still have a majority in the Senate. National Public Radio explains that this means starting next year, the overall control of Congress will be split instead of the House...
A deadly shooting occurred in a Pittsburgh Jewish Synagogue Saturday. Eleven people have been confirmed killed and multiple officers were wounded at the Tree of Life Synagogue. The New York Times has reported that 46-year-old Robert Bowers, the shooting suspect, has no criminal record, but had previously been posting...
Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are looking for people to participate in a study regarding student pharmacists providing services to anyone 18 years and older who wish to quit smoking. Those who participate will meet with a student pharmacist for an interview to create an individual plan to...
Top Stories: A migrant caravan of about 7,000 Guatemalans, Hondurans and other Central Americans, is making its way north through Mexico in hopes of crossing the U.S. border.  President Trump has already made multiple controversial comments regarding it, calling the migrants “hardened criminals,” and commenting that “Democrats like caravans.”  The...
Clinical Assistant Professor Michelle Palmer and Professor Mary Sullivan of the University of Rhode Island have received Excellence in Nursing awards. According to the article from URI Today, Palmer has specifically been recognized as Certified Nurse Midwife of the Year while Sullivan has been named Nurse Scientist of...
The small town of Schoharie in upstate New York is in shock after 20 people were killed in a limousine accident on Saturday including the driver, all 17 passengers and two pedestrians. The New York Times has reported that this is the “deadliest U.S. accident in 9 years.” The...
The University of Rhode Island will be holding a National Day on Writing on Oct. 5, collaborating with three on-campus organizations to put together activities and contests throughout the day. Writing Across URI, the Writing Center and the department of writing and rhetoric are preparing to hold the...

URI Study Abroad Fair

Anna Meassick | Students stopped by the Study Abroad Fair yesterday to view travel opportunities for class credit. The University of Rhode Island Study Abroad Fair took place in the Memorial Union ballroom yesterday, offering students an opportunity to learn about their options for studying, volunteering and interning in a...

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