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Photo courtesy of Alex Wong On April 9, the University of Rhode Island announced that former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Regina “Gina” McCarthy, will be the 2018 undergraduate commencement speaker. A New England native, McCarthy was born in Boston. She attended the University of Massachusetts Boston for undergraduate study...
The Kingston Emporium’s Cumberland Farms convenience store closed its doors for good this past Sunday after over 30 years of business. When asked why the popular store was closing, Cumberland Farms stated that "We are closing the store as we determined that, based on space and other requirements, we are...
Anna Meassick | Students were granted the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off to give more time for traveling. This year, students at the University of Rhode Island will be given off from classes on Wednesday, Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving. The rationale behind this decision is to allow time for...
Nearly a decade after stunning audiences with his first stop-motion adventure, writer and director Wes Anderson returns to the intricate form with “Isle of Dogs.” Filled with his signature humor and witty dialogue, the film proves to be another meticulously constructed delight from the modern auteur.  Set 20 years in...
Earlier this week, the University of Rhode Island released its 2015 edition of The Clery Report, a detailed list of all the crime statistics that accrued during the previous year. For URI, the statistics are displayed in four separate charts to represent each of URI’s campuses: the Kingston Campus, the...
Proposals for off-site parking solutions made to compensate for new dorm project With parking concerns at an all time high as construction of the Brookside Apartments looms on the horizon, the University of Rhode Island has put together a transportation master plan to address these issues. Abigail Rider, vice president...
In an effort to offer different kinds of accommodations for its students, the University of Rhode Island plans to build a $94 million apartment-style residence hall on the current Dairy Barn parking lot. The White Horn Brook Apartment Complex will provide about 500 new beds. Named after the brook that...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Over the past six years, URI has had an emotional ride with Dan Hurley as head coach.  We all knew it was coming. The tough reality that the University of Rhode Island is not a destination job on the college basketball map resulted in former...
On Thursday, April 26, the fourth annual “Take Back The Night” event will be held at the University of Rhode Island, hosted by the Women’s Center, the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services (VPAS) and P.L.E.A.S.E program. Take Back The Night is a historic event that started with the 1960s...
On Jan. 12, 2018 at 9:53 a.m., an email sent out by Disability Services Director, Pamela Rohland, violated the confidentiality of all of the students included in the service. Instead of using the bcc option, which keeps all recipients anonymous, Rohland mistakenly used the cc option which allowed everyone...

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