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Joseph Lachance | Through rain and shine, construction continues on the Brookside Apartments, set to be completed by fall 2019. Construction of the new Brookside Apartment complex is on schedule to be completed by the fall of 2019, adding an on-campus living option for upperclassmen students. Brookside will include apartment options...
The University of Rhode Island rang in its 125th anniversary in the middle of downtown Providence on Saturday night. Students, alumni and the general public were invited to a special night of WaterFire to help the university celebrate the milestone anniversary at Waterplace Park Basin. The event, sponsored by URI, featured...
Photo by Autumn Walter | Men’s and women’s basketball was given a warm welcome back before the new season begins. On Oct. 18, the University of Rhode Island hosted their annual Rhody Madness event to welcome the men’s and women’s basketball team and hype up the incoming season, accompanied by...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate Finance Committee has made changes to its Finance Handbook. The Finance Handbook contains all of the financial policies and procedures as well as containing instructionals and budgeting advice. Finance Chairwoman Sam King has enacted four main changes to the book. The first...
Preparations for emergencies happen long before the situations themselves emerge, and at the University of Rhode Island the Office of Emergency Management is behind the scenes preparing.  . URI is Rhode Island’s first higher education institute to have a dedicated emergency management staff. The office’s three-person staff was established...
She had waited three weeks for her continued requests for her Psychology 113 lecture notes to be answered. It was made aware to the professor by the student’s counselor, the same day she was sitting at the top corner of Chafee 271 while her professor began that day’s lecture,...
The University of Rhode Island Police Department is following the lead of other departments across the state and is now supplied with the life-saving drug naloxone used for opioid overdoses. “We thought it was important that our officers have this tool on their tool belt so they can effectively make...
With the 2016 Presidential Election drawing closer, University Police Major Michael Jagoda discussed the possibility of community unrest that could potentially manifest following the results of the election on Nov. 8, as well as the contingency plans and initiatives university police have prepared. In addition to normal emergency protocol, university...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Rosaria Pisa addresses the audience on heavy subjects such as racism, sexism, discrimination, and politics. On Oct. 2, a teach-in on gender in politics was held in the Hardge Forum of the Multicultural Student Services Center to discuss and reflect on the Brett Kavanaugh Senate...
The 2018 midterm election resulted in Democrats winning the House, Republicans maintaining their majority in the Senate and the highest voter turnout in decades. The Democratic Party took the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in eight years, flipping over 28 seats from 2016, according to Politico. Republicans...

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