Bond question two sails forward

In a victory for supporters of ballot question two, last Tuesday, 59 percent of Rhode Island voters supported a $70 million state bond for public higher education. The approved bond will provide $25 million...

Student Senate 11/14

In this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, the Finance Committee Chair Zachary Taylor had much to say during public forum regarding the resignation of Senate members and the atmosphere...

Police Beat 11/8/18-11/14/18

Photo by Anna Meassick Thursday, Nov. 8 At 8:23 a.m., a parked motor vehicle was struck by the mirror of a University of Rhode Island shuttle on Flagg Road near the Center for Biological and Life...

News You Should Know

Twelve people including at least one police officer were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California last Wednesday night. The New York Times reports the suspect, 28-year-old...

This week in the Cigar’s History

Thursday, Nov. 14, 1996 Headline: Student Senate votes to censure, not impeach Twenty-two years ago this week, the URI Student Senate took action against Senator Scott Sanborn for leaking confidential information from a closed session....

Dining Services responds to fly infestation at Ram Escape

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Ram Escape fell victim to a fruit fly infestation, causing employees to kill off the flies during their shifts. Article by Andrew Main and Kayla Michaud Flies in Ram Escape have...

The election question: Who were the winners and losers?

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...

Rotaract collects 800 pounds

Photo courtesy of Dakota Grenier On Saturday, Nov. 3, the University of Rhode Island’s Rotaract organization raised 800 pounds of food for the Jonnycake Center, a charity in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. From 12 p.m....

J-term success continues in year six

Photo by Anna Meassick | The university has been advertising for J-term with emails and signs throughout campus. Registration for winter break courses for students at the University of Rhode Island is now available on...

This trio knows their drugs

Three pharmacy students from the University of Rhode Island took first place in the Clinical Pharmacy Challenge hosted by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) this past October. The event took place from...

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