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Students of all academic years and majors at the University of Rhode Island attended the student session of the 2017 New England Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation Review Monday night. Dr. Karen L. Pennington, vice president of Student Development at Montclair State University and Dr. Barbara Prudhomme White, a...
Comic courtesy of Will Wilson, who used to provide comics for the Good Five Cent Cigar. Former Cigar cartoonist Will Wilson received two Eisner Award nominations for his published comic strip collection, “Wallace the Brave.” The Eisner Awards are given out in the comic industry and are often referred to...
In an internet security breach at the University of Rhode Island this August an unknown party, that was neither a university student nor employee, found out the passwords to the uri.edu email accounts of around 3,000 students. An overwhelming majority of the email accounts affected, 97 percent, belong to...
Pending completion of mandated psychological testing and firearm range training, the University of Rhode Island campus police are on a timeline to be armed at the start of the spring 2015 semester. Now almost halfway through the arming process, Director of Public Safety Stephen Baker believes the department will stay...
As a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, I feel much more confident going into my second year of college than I did going into my first. My learned confidence comes from all of the things I left behind or forgot to buy, the mistakes I made in...
  Two University of Rhode Island graduates gave presentations about their experiences in international and conflict reporting last night in the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Mark Scialla, ‘13, and Reshad Kulenovic, ‘04, spoke at URI as part of the Christiane Amanpour lecture in international journalism. Both Scialla and...
After being closed last semester for renovations, Butterfield is back and better than ever. With the dining hall open once again, students can come in for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays. But now that the dust has settled, so to speak, what changed— and what hasn’t— over at...
Student works to change handbook policies that 'encroach upon First Amendment protections' Every two years at the university of Rhode Island, the student handbook can be revised and edited. One of the standards set forth in the student handbook is what exactly is permitted under the protection of freedom of...
The University of Rhode Island’s local foods market have disappeared from campus again, but this time students can blame the Coca-Cola company for the absence. The return of the URI Slow Food’s market was short lived, only appearing once on Feb. 2 for a few short hours. Two days later,...
  After nearly nine months of construction, the broken steps outside of the University of Rhode Island’s iconic Green Hall are set to be completed by commencement in May. “We are near completion,” Assistant Vice President for Business Services J. Vernon Wyman said. The project began in the fall and was...

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