URI offers local college transfer program

In recent times, higher education has been putting a greater emphasis on collaboration not only between students, but also between universities. Many schools now partner with other universities to share classes, resources and facilities,...

URI offers free, quick HIV testing

There are many false impressions surrounding getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases that prevent people who have not been properly educated, especially students, from deciding to get tested. Since these misunderstandings are especially damaging...

Police Beat 3/1-3/6

Wednesday, Mar. 1 At 12:55 a.m. a 20 year old was arrested for willful trespass in the Dairy Barn parking lot, on West Alumni Avenue, after University Police were notified of suspicious activity within...

Student Senate report: 10/15

The Student Senate voted to recognize NESA as an unfunded student organization. This club says they meet twice a week to help members practice for competitions. The competitions are once a year and they...

Police Beat: 10/26 to 10/31

On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11:56 p.m., a report was filed for suspicious activity in Gorham Residence Hall, on Complex Road. On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6:54 p.m., a report was filed for harassment in...

WATCH: Voters of South Kingstown, URI discuss importance of election participation

The Boss Ice Arena welcomed voters from all of South Kingstown to take part in one of the most historic presidential elections this nation has ever seen. Many of the voters who came out...

Scott Fried speaks to students on World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 is globally recognized as World AIDS Day. This past Friday, Scott Fried, an international, award-winning speaker, youth educator and HIV/AIDS advocate spoke at the University of Rhode Island. He delivered three separate...

Student Senate report: 4/20

  The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate began their meeting by voting for a grant for this year’s Hempfest. The Students for a Sensible Drug Policy requested a total of $8,000 for their 15th...

Student questions university response to sex offender

Senior Tory Kern filed a report with University of Rhode Island Police on March 4, 2015, after feeling threatened by one of the two registered male sex offenders on campus. This was not the first...

Vacant shops lead to new businesses

In the past few weeks, anyone who made the trek to the Kingston Emporium for a Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee or a 2 a.m. calzone from I-zone may have noticed the vacant stores bolted...

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