Opening doors for goodwill

Members of URI’s Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) celebrated its second annual “Opening Doors Day,” holding doors for other students and spreading goodwill and school spirit yesterday. Throughout the day, around 25 council members stood at...

New LGBTQ center makes history

The frame of the University of Rhode Island’s new LGBTQ building is being constructed right on schedule this week for the center’s grand opening date of Feb. 13, 2015. The new LGBTQ center is the...

Help Desk looks for assistance identifying campus Wi-Fi issues

Students and faculty across campus are noticing a change in the school’s wireless internet this semester, prompting an influx of Wi-Fi-related calls and visits to the University of Rhode Island’s Help Desk. According to Mary...

Conduct board members: making decisions that can change students’ lives

When a student commits a crime on the University of Rhode Island campus, their punishment is determined by a conduct board made up of faculty members and their peers. “It’s never easy for any of...

URI responds to U.S. News ranking

The University of Rhode Island ranked 160 out of 201 schools on U.S. News & World Report's annual National University Rankings list, this year. Ivy League universities like Princeton and Harvard held the top spots...

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...

The university bookstore: Separating fact from fiction

All college students are painfully aware of the high prices of college textbooks.  While the bookstore can supply required books for classes, students complain that it does not always boast the lowest prices, prompting...

Students inspired by march seek to bring change to URI

More than 100 University of Rhode Island students, faculty and community members were among the estimated 311,00 people peacefully marching in New York City to raise awareness for climate change this past weekend. The People’s...

Habitat For Humanity’s big plans for the year

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry with a mission to provide every person with a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Here at URI, student volunteers work directly with South County...

Humans vs. Zombies infects campus

As is the tradition of the University of Rhode Island’s campus since spring of 2010, the members of Humans vs. Zombies have begun their battle of hunter vs. the hunted. This week, members of...

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