Sorority charter revoked after alcohol use, possible endangerment of new members

The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to...

SOLC loses $17,000 budget

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...

Sigma Pi suspended until 2023

Stefanie Erickson | CIGAR | After recent events, Sigma Pi has been forced to leave their on-campus house. On Tuesday Dec. 12, two students from the Sigma Pi Fraternity were arrested at their on-campus house...

University looking for suspects in car vandalism incidents

By Theresa Brown and Andrew Main Swastikas and phallic images were carved in various lots around the Kingston campus The vandalism has taken place in multiple areas such as the Flag Road, Keaney, Dairy Barn and...

URI plans 2 percent tuition increase

Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students...

Field of flags reminds URI “Never Again”

Photo by Stephanie Erickson |CIGAR|  The field of flags greeted students and URI community members as they walked to the library. Students at the University of Rhode Island pass a sea of different colored flags alongside...

Police Beat: 4/5 – 4/11

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Thursday, April 5 At 10:12 a.m., a medical emergency requiring transportation to the hospital occurred. At 2:26 p.m., police investigated vandalism at the Sigma Delta Tau house in Fraternity circle. A...

University Police are prepared for active shooters, bomb threats

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Officers are trained to 'do what they have to do' to keep URI safe In today’s society, shootings or potential bombings are a real possibility and at the University of Rhode...

Former URI student charged with first-degree murder

Photo by Autumn Walter | You never know who may be walking among you A former University of Rhode Island student is facing charges of first-degree murder. Owen Morris, a 21-year-old from Warren, Rhode Island, was...

John Sears to resign from position as head of Housing and Residential Life

John Sears, assistant vice president of Student Affairs and director of Housing and Residential Life, officially put in his resignation this past Tuesday stating that his last day at the University of Rhode Island...

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