The University of Rhode Island Honors Program held its third colloquium of the year Tuesday evening, followed by the comedy performance "You've Crossed the Line." The colloquium was given by Teja Arboleda, M.Ed., who was also the co-executive producer and host for the "You've Crossed the Line" performance. The...
Sidecar, a pop-folk duo from Richmond, Rhode Island, has some big changes in store for the acoustic act’s future. The duo features Nate Lukas and Matt Santagata, juniors at the University of Rhode Island. The two have been neighbors most of their lives, but it wasn’t until their sophomore...
  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....
  The University of Rhode Island men’s club hockey team was swept by no. 1 Stony Brook University on the road this weekend, dropping them to 1-3 and digging themselves a hole early in the season. The Rams struggled to get in an offensive rhythm in both games. Their defense had...
  Republican presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been under serious fire regarding his controversial commentary on the recent Oregon campus massacre. The New York Times released a story on him this past Tuesday with his statement: “I never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating...
  The tanning salon Scandinavian Sun formerly featured in the Kingston Emporium has been closed for the school year due to what appears like lack of business. Its closing has been caused by what Health Services’ medical professionals assume is the result of their efforts to make the dangers of...
At approximately 7:20 p.m. last night, a large tree fell outside of Adams Residence Hall and narrowly missed the building. The tree did not harm any students, but did cause minimal damage to the surrounding sidewalk, and another smaller tree. Frank Pascale, University of Rhode Island police officer, was the...
I am officially three-plus years into my college career, so it's probably a little too late to quit now. Not that I would, just to be clear, but I'd be lying if I said that it's never crossed my mind during my time here at the University of Rhode Island...
It was not until Sept. 17 that the University of Rhode Island’s parking permit website was fully operational after experiencing some technical difficulties at the start of the semester. This past summer, URI’s Parking and Transportation Services brought in a new vendor to aid in the process of purchasing a...
Nestled behind the greenhouses and the coastal institute, there’s a silent war going on at the University of Rhode Island’s Biocontrol Center. Stocked in chilly refrigerators or warming under lamps are the aggressors in the war on invasive plants and insects: bugs. It’s part of something Biocontrol Lab Coordinator Lisa...