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By Andrew Main, Julia Moro, Samuel Murray, Caitlyn Picard, and Ian Weiner Senate votes 27-3 to unfund student organization After debate, Student Senate decided to defund the Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) with a vote of 27-3-1 after problems arose surrounding their alleged academic affiliations. Senate approved the final budget last...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Wednesday night Student Senate spent over an hour discussing the presidential disqualification ticket. Student Senate voted on Wednesday, Feb. 28 not to disqualify the presidential ticket of Adriana Wilding and Abdulwhab Alquirtas. The vote was 11 in the affirmative, 14 in the negative and six abstaining. Wilding...
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...
Senior marine affairs student Charlie Brooks was enjoying a cup of tea at Bagelz in the Kingston Emporium last month, joking about the seemingly rampant towing there when he noticed through the window a tow truck about to hook his car. Approximately 15 minutes earlier, his girlfriend Jillon McGreal...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Carpenter and Carlson were awarded plaques in recognition of their artistic excellence. The Harrington School of Communications and Media held a reception last Friday for Ranger Hall’s recent art exhibit “FREEZE.” This exhibit was completed on the walls of the Ranger Hall living room last...
Starting in fall of 2017, students in the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing will be required to travel to Providence at least once a week for classes at the brand new Rhode Island Nursing Education Center. The $25 million, 133,000 square foot building occupies a renovated power station...
  On Feb. 5, the University of Rhode Island had its first snowstorm and the first official use of the new alert system. Because of the new system being implemented, some students did not receive notice in one or more of the alert forms that students are offered. Sam Adams,...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate gathered students, university administrators and officials from the Town of Narragansett Wednesday night to discuss new measures that the town has taken in response to last May’s disturbance in Eastward Look. Students had the opportunity to air any grievances from the first few...
  The University of Rhode Island is hosting a European Refugee Crisis Panel as a part of German Campus Week to meet for open discussion. “It’s a grand human tragedy occurring in front of our eyes,” said Richard McIntyre, a professor of economics at URI, of the current European refugee crisis....
  To fight back against cancer affecting young adults, a student from the University of Rhode Island is slated to run across the United States after graduating in the spring. Sarah Smith, a senior biological science major at URI, was accepted last week to be a part of the 2016 4K...

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