School of Education Expands, School of Professional and Continuing Studies Struggles

by Ian Weiner and Kayla Laguerre-Lewis Since the School of Education and the College of Continuing Education merged in 2017 to become the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of...

The Student Senate Report: February 19, 2015

Student Senate President Joseph Maynard announced that the University of Rhode Island might not have any reading days due to the number of classes missed due to the snow. It has already been decided by...

Opportunities open for students through Johnson & Wales partnership

The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University have begun a partnership that that will benefit URI students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in physician assistant studies. Provisionally accredited through the...

Health Services warns against emergency contraceptive failures

“There’s a real failure rate when it comes to using emergency contraceptives, and the scary news is that most students are not aware of it,” Dr. Fortunato Procopio, Director of Medical Services at the...

Adderall misuse plagues campuses

The misuse of prescription stimulants among college students has been an increasing problem over the past several years. Rates of such misuse range from 5 percent to 35 percent nationwide, with higher rates occurring...

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...

Student Creates Bias Survey in Hopes of Restructuring Student Senate

The president of BridgeUSA, a student organization at the University of Rhode Island, recently emailed other student groups on campus to ask if they were satisfied with Student Senate’s work.

Student Senate report 10/11

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate voted on two bills Wednesday night. The first was to recognize Artists Striving to End Poverty as an unfunded organization. Their goal is to help the community...

Salaries differ across departments

Salaries of professors are a complex issue for many schools. Each school decides their own pay rates based on what is most important to them in the quality of their staff and the needs...

The bigger, better Butterfield

Do you miss being able to get a Belgian waffle for every meal? Or the comfort of the soft-serve ice cream machines for every lunch and dinner? Your worries will be over starting the...

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