Police Beat: 11/2-11/7

Thursday, Nov. 2: At 12:45 a.m. the assistance of the URI Police was needed at CVS. The alarm went off, however there was no break in and the building was secure. At 3:44 p.m. there was a stolen item at Hope Dining Hall. A girl left her wallet on a...
In anticipation of President Donald Trump’s revisions to the travel ban, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with professors at the University of Rhode Island on Monday to discuss immigration policies and their potential effects on higher education.         Organized by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the event...
To put it briefly: no one particularly stood out to me as a debater. I felt that none of the candidates presented the charisma or political chops to really impress voters. But if I had to choose who “won” the debate, I would probably say that by a slim...
Although going up the infamous University of Rhode Island hill can be a daunting task, some students and professors around campus have found a way to make it easier--without waiting in line for a shuttle. Regardless of the fact that they still require a concerted effort from the operator,...

Student Senate: 9/12

In the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week, elections were held for various committee positions as well as the position of Vice President. Senators Jennifer Kohl, Sara Straube and Mark Gall were all elected to the Elections Committee. Straube was later elected chairwoman of External Affairs,...
Photo by Autumn Walter | Forward Patrick Cremer, recovers the puck from Syracuse. After steamrolling past Towson last weekend, the University of Rhode Island men’s ice hockey team suffered two losses to Syracuse in their first home series of the season. Friday night’s home opener went nothing like last weekend’s...
The parking problems here at the University of Rhode Island have been discussed time and time again. Yet here we stand, still with no solution. It seems the only thing people can agree on is that the current state of affairs is unacceptable. Whether it is the lack of spots...
University of Rhode Island sophomore tennis player Anna Peacock was born and raised in England.  Teammates Elizaveta Sadovnikova and Galina Chernykh are from Russia, Kathleen Uy from the Philippines and senior Nithila Asokaraj is a first-generation American. They all have one common goal: play tennis and get a degree. Half of...
gather twenty pocket lighters into twig bundles - ignite every menthol in the room. i dont smoke i resent dying young. in the sparse heat of June the moon explodes - remove our shirts dried above our heads, hoisted flags at high mast, no mourning no morning for surrender no morning when the great-grandfathers tilled the...

Honors Colloquium

On Thursday, Oct. 9, Claudia Rankine spoke at the University of Rhode Island’s 2018 Honors Colloquium about different poets and artists that affected her writing. Rankine is a writer of numerous critically acclaimed pieces, ranging from plays to poetry. Specifically, her book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” is a bestselling...

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