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  Last month an issue of Scientific American was published featuring a scholarly article from one of the University of Rhode Island’s very own professors, Holly Dunsworth. Professor Dunsworth has been with the University of Rhode Island since fall of 2011. She holds a master’s in Biological Anthropology, with a focus...
  On Sunday, Feb. 7,  at 12:41 a.m., a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot in front of Peck Residence Hall led to a citation being issued for a 19-year-old for the underage possession of alcohol. On Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2:28 a.m., a report was filed for a disturbance...
Last semester after a series of violations, misconduct, and an extreme instance of drunk driving, the University of Rhode Island chose to suspend the Rho Iota Kappa chapter of Chi Phi. While their fate hung in the balance for quite some time as the university and the fraternity deliberated,...
On Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 12:08 p.m., a report was filed for property damage in the Plains Road Parking Lot.   On Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 9:26 p.m., University Police were notified of the smell of marijuana coming from Weldin Residence Hall on Complex Road and a report was filed.     On...
  During the month of February, the Inner Space Center, located at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, is offering two additional public tours of its facilities to fuel interest in deep-sea exploration and discovery. Normally, only one public tour is offered per month. However, in an...
  On Monday, Jan. 25, at 9:16 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Fayerweather Residence Hall on Complex Road. On Thursday, Jan. 28, at 1:54 a.m., a motor vehicle stop on Old North Road led to the arrest of a 19-year-old on the charges of a first-offense...
  It’s probably common knowledge to most, but for those as clueless as I was: certain majors are respected more than others, and some are hardly valued at all. People like to believe they’re better than others because of what they’re studying, as if we’re not all here paying thousands...
  On Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 1:12 a.m., a report was filed following suspicious activity on Keaney Road. On Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5:06 p.m., a 20 year old was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Fraternity Circle. The 20 year old was charged with driving on a suspended or...
  On Monday, Nov. 16 at 9:17 a.m., a 27 year old was arrested for extortion and blackmail. On Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 11:30 a.m., university police were brought to Browning Residence Hall after the smell of marijuana was reported outside the building. On Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:50 p.m., a report...

Diwali Review

  The University of Rhode Island Indian Student Association (ISA) presented Diwali 2015: A Festival of Lights that showcased energetic dances and talent-filled performances this past Saturday. This year marks over a decade of the event being hosted at URI and received its highest number of sponsorship from student organizations....

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