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Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Feb 18, 2018 At 11:21 a.m. a student was arrested on Keaney Road for the possession of alcohol under the age of 21. At 4:52 p.m. a student reported the theft of their laptop in the library. At 6:43 p.m. a student was arrested on Butterfield Road for...
Photo by Denise Robbin | Every spring semester, Campus Recreation offers the Group Exercise Mentor Program, which trains students to lead group exercise sessions for the University of Rhode Island. The program is free for all undergraduate and graduate students of any major. This year, 16 students are participating in...

Police Beat 2/13 to 2/17

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Feb. 13, 2018 At 3:45 p.m. a hit-and-run occurred on Campus Avenue. There were no injuries. Campus Police filed a report. At 6:44 p.m. a student reported the theft of their laptop in the library. At 10:08 p.m. a knife was found in Fayerweather Hall. Feb. 14, 2018 At 10:40...
With the core of the Kingston campus now recognized on the National Historic Registry, students and staff wonder how the University of Rhode Island plans to maintain the historic value of these buildings while still keeping them safe, accessible and modern. Photo by |CIGAR| Many students value the historical roots...

Police beat 2/5 to 2/12

Feb. 5, 2018 At 7:42 a.m. a student reported the loss of their phone. At 10:28 a.m. a car hit Christ the King Church. An accident report was filed. There were no injuries and the church was not damaged. At 7:31 p.m. a student reported the theft of their laptop in the...
Photo by Sarah Vincii | CIGAR | The director of the Women’s Center recently attended a conference to learn about CORE, a new program that the University plans to implement. The University of Rhode Island will participate in a program known as The Culture of Respect, or CORE, over the...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Students parking at Wickford Junction must organize their day to the bus schedule. The University of Rhode Island officially opened parking at off-campus locations, such as Wickford Junction, in response to the loss of parking spots due to construction across campus. However, the project has been...
The University of Rhode Island Campus Police are investigating the recent thefts of student-owned laptops in the Robert. L. Carothers Library. “There has been a hike in laptop theft over the past couple of months in the library,” said Karim Boughida, dean of University Libraries. “The library has literally been...
When not teaching English at the University of Rhode Island, Professor Derek Nikitas writes fiction. Nikitas has three published novels: Pyres, an Edgar Award nominated thriller, the crime novel The Long Division and a young adult time travel novel, “Extra Life.”  Recently, Nikitas even collaborated with the best-selling author,...
The University of Rhode Island concluded its first ever Family and Alumni weekend with a State of the University Address by President David Dooley on Sunday morning at Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall. With the University’s accreditation being under reevaluation this year, Dooley reflected on what URI has accomplished since the...

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