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This Saturday, in celebration of Earth Day, the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate Assistants United (GAU) will participate in the March for Science demonstration in Providence, and are inviting the URI community to attend. The March will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the State House...
The University of Rhode Island Police Department is now accepting donations of unwrapped toys for their second-annual toy drive for children in the surrounding community who don’t receive gifts during the holiday season. “ need is greater than the community can support,” said Officer Paul Hanrahan of the URI police...
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,...
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...

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URI Students riot after Superbowl loss Photos by Autumn Walter | Students riot on campus after the New England Patriot’s super-bowl loss on Sunday night. Shortly after the conclusion of Super Bowl LII, chaos and madness consumed the University of Rhode Island campus as hundreds of students exited their residence halls in...
  A University of Rhode Island student was arrested on Feb. 13 after authorities found him responsible for disabling fire alarms and damaging other university property in Tucker Hall. Thomas J. Vaughn, 18, of Wakefield was charged with one felony count of interference with a fire alarm and misdemeanor charges of...
In the early morning hours of Nov. 9, Donald Trump was announced to be the official president- elect of the United States after a long night of very tight returns. Despite pre-election polls which showed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a slight advantage, the anti-establishment Republican candidate has come...
  Rhode Island native and talk show host, Meredith Vieira, recently accepted the invitation to join the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media Executive Advisory Board. URI students had the chance to visit the Meredith Vieira show last semester on November 11 and again this semester...
E.C. Matthews, the fifth-year senior guard on the URI men’s basketball team, will miss 4-6 weeks due to a fractured left wrist. Matthews sustained the injury on Monday night during the Rams road loss to the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. Late in the second half, Matthews had elevated...
Lionel Jeffries edits a new personal film after three of his films were selected to be screened in a Russian international film festival. Photo by Greg Clark. Three short films made by freshman film media major Lionel Jeffries at the University of Rhode Island...

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