Black Panther talks race violence, history

“Discussing race and democracy is important until humanity, step by step, piece by piece, evolves economically, politically, and social justice-wise,” said Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, at the University...

Student Senate 10/3

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week was brief, with little debate. The bill outlining changes to the constitution and bylaws of URI’s Student Senate was passed with no debate. After...

Super Bowl celebration turns violent

The originally peaceful celebration of the Patriots’ Super Bowl win last Sunday turned violent for some students, enhanced by the announcement of school being cancelled for the next day. The violence included an attempted...

Student Senate Report: 1/31

  On Wednesday night, Senator Howard and Senator Schneidereit announced their candidacy for President and Vice President of Student Senate, to succeed the current President Ryan Buck and Vice President Ro Percy. The two candidates...

Where does the money come from?

URI receives no money from state or tuition for auxiliary enterprises Auxiliary enterprises at universities are self-sustaining businesses designed to reduce the cost of education and provide benefits to students. The University of Rhode Island...

Gruber video sparks controversy

The University of Rhode Island has received flak over the past few weeks in relation to a video of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and White House consultant Jonathan Gruber speaking during the 2012...

Police Beat 2/2 – 2/4

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 12:08 p.m., a report was filed for property damage in the Plains Road Parking Lot.   On Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 9:26 p.m., University Police were notified of the smell of...

Evangelical preachers spark unrest on campus

For the first time this academic year, the air in front of the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Student Union was charged last week by confrontations between visiting religious demonstrators and upset students. Missionaries from...

Police Beat: 9/28 to 10/2

Thursday, Sept. 28 At 10:54 a.m. an alarm went off on Lippitt road notifying the police of a burglary. There was no action required by the police. At 3:40 p.m. police were called for assistance at...

URI presents 28th annual Rainville Leadership Awards

The University of Rhode Island held its 28th annual A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards ceremony Tuesday night to honor student leaders who go above and beyond their roles in the campus community while maintaining...

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