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By Emma Gauthier and Allie Lewis  Sexual assault is an ongoing and pervasive epidemic happening at college campuses across the country - and the University of Rhode Island is not immune. According to the University’s 2015 Clery Report, there were six reported sexual assaults on campus. Many instances of sexual...
In anticipation of President Donald Trump’s revisions to the travel ban, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with professors at the University of Rhode Island on Monday to discuss immigration policies and their potential effects on higher education.         Organized by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the event...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Carpenter and Carlson were awarded plaques in recognition of their artistic excellence. The Harrington School of Communications and Media held a reception last Friday for Ranger Hall’s recent art exhibit “FREEZE.” This exhibit was completed on the walls of the Ranger Hall living room last...
  The University of Rhode Island football team ended their streak of futility in front of their home crowd Saturday by blanking the University of Delaware, 20-0, to earn their first shutout in 99 games. Both teams boasted potent rushing attacks, but the Rams were able to exploit the apparent weaknesses...
Autumn Walter |CIGAR| John “JV” Vanner Jr. calls it a career after 10-seasons as URI basketball hype-man. URI hype-man calls it a career Somethings have changed over the past ten years surrounding the University of the Rhode Island men’s basketball team. The team has seen a head coaching change, another Atlantic 10...
For the last three years, one professor at the University of Rhode Island has been investigating the needs and constraints of clothing and textiles necessary for long duration space travel. “The actual investigation relies on first of all knowing what the needs are,” Karl Aspelund, assistant professor in the department...
As she searched through a wooden desk looking for pictures of her two children, Associate Professor Celest Martin remembered the day her son was diagnosed with autism 26 years ago at the age of 2. “I cried, but being an academic, the next day I went to the library and...
An annual report released by the University of Rhode Island last week revealed that the majority of crimes reported to the university happen on the Kingston Campus. Every college and university in the United States is required to disclose all crimes that happen on and off their campus each year,...
The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to a statement released by the university. “Our office received a credible report indicating that an incident...
After hearing news that students were unhappy with the full t-shirt policy in place at the University of Rhode Island fitness centers, the staff decided to take an in-depth look at the gym’s policies and redefine them. Originally, the full t-shirt policy was initiated seven years ago because of...

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