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  Those in Narragansett who oppose University of Rhode Island students living “down the line” may be one step closer to further regulating how students rent off campus. On Monday, the Narragansett Town Council is slated to workshop a proposed ordinance that, if passed and enforced, could limit the number of...
The University of Rhode Island’s Health Services worries that while the majority of students are educated about pregnancy and its prevention, they are not educated about common sexually transmitted diseases. “We are human beings, we are sexual beings, sex is not a bad thing,” Fortunato Procopio, medical director and staff...
The Division of Student Affairs welcomes a new vice president to the office, Lori Ciccomoscolo. Currently in her sixteenth year working at the University of Rhode Island, she has quite the track record at this institution. Ciccomascolo began in the Department of Kinesiology and moved on to become a...
Three weeks ago, senior Nicol M. Hernandez was preparing to meet her URI 101 students for the first time, but a significant issue almost made her late. While many people cite traffic, parking or sleeping through their alarms as common excuses for being late, Hernandez had only 10 minutes to...
Community members come together to discuss Trump’s cabinet picks Students and faculty came together in the Multicultural Center last Friday to discuss their concerns about present political events and the newly appointed cabinet members. This was a part of a larger event called called “Strike4Democracy.” What started as single speeches by...
When Bryan Flanagan sat in front of his laptop last month to compose a Facebook status that would officially announce his bisexual orientation to the social media world, how the news would be received by the brothers in his fraternity did not even cross his mind. “I didn’t really think...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoyed booths and food trucks all in efforts to spread awareness and knowledge about mental health on the Quadrangle. On Wednesday, April 11 the University of Rhode Island hosted their first Mental Health Awareness Day on the quad. The unprecedented event was the Senior Honors...
What students from the University of Rhode Island believed to be a fire in Adams hall last Sunday night was in fact nothing more than a harmless steam leak. Residents of Adams hall were evacuated from the building after the fire alarm was pulled around 6 p.m. on Sunday,...
As you walk to class today, consider how you got here. You most likely performed well in high school, applied to the University, were accepted, paid the fees and enrolled. But for others around the world, in countries like Afghanistan, this process is not so simple, especially if you...
For the first time this academic year, the air in front of the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Student Union was charged last week by confrontations between visiting religious demonstrators and upset students. Missionaries from an organization called Cross Country Evangelism stood on milk crates last Tuesday and held signs...

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