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Article by Laura Weick and Mary Lind Photo by Laura Weick | (Left to right) Joe Trillo, William Gilbert, Gov. Gina Raimondo and Mayor Allan Fung. The University of Rhode Island, the Providence Journal and the Public's Radio hosted the Rhode Island gubernatorial debate on Monday evening in Edwards Auditorium. Democratic Governor...
On Oct. 25 the Student Senate will hold a town hall to discuss ongoing parking and transportation issues on campus. The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union room 300. All community members are invited to attend.  Vice President of Administration and Finance,...
Photo by Anna Meassick | The University continues to make efforts to be more sustainable, from picking up litter to LEED buildings. The United States Department of Education named the University of Rhode Island a Green Ribbon school this year for its efforts in creating a sustainable campus and reducing...
Photo by Autumn Walter | Members of Delta Phi Epsilon held a tie-dye event last week with all proceeds going to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Last week, the University of Rhode Island’s Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils held its second annual M.I.G.H.T. Week to promote mental...
The University of Rhode Island, the Providence Journal and Rhode Island Public Radio will be holding gubernatorial debates and senatorial debates at the Kingston campus later this month. The gubernatorial debate will be held on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m at Edwards Auditorium. Incumbent Democratic Governor Gina Raimondo, Republican...
President David M. Dooley held a forum Monday afternoon in the Memorial Union Ballroom to discuss the University of Rhode Island’s accomplishments and plans moving forward. Dooley began the event by sharing the ways in which URI has grown over the past decade. According to Dooley, in the 2017-2018 academic...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate elected three new officers to its executive board this fall following a wave of resignations before this semester started. Tristram Howard was named the new vice president, while Mark Gall was named campus affairs chair and Sara Straube was named External Chair. President...
Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched a new app last week. The website allows students at the University of Rhode Island to order...
A University of Rhode Island researcher worked with a team of five other scientists in discovering an active volcanic heat source underneath an Antarctic glacier. Assistant Professor of Oceanography at URI, Brice Loose helped discover the heat source during a major expedition on the RSS James Clark Ross in 2014....
Photo by Harry Schlenger | Construction began on Rodman Hall at the beginning of the semester in order to preserve the historic character of the building. The University of Rhode Island began construction on the exterior of Rodman Hall this fall much to the surprise of many in the community....

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