Student Senate report, 2/7

At the Student Senate meeting Wednesday night, multiple representatives announced their candidacy for President and Vice President. The first representatives to do so were Sam King, the current Finance Chair, and Kelly Watka, the...

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...

New parking plan hits some speed bumps

Photo by Anna Meassick | Students parking at Wickford Junction must organize their day to the bus schedule. The University of Rhode Island officially opened parking at off-campus locations, such as Wickford Junction, in response to...

College Republicans founder seeks state position

College students have long been speculated to be cynical and apathetic in the political world, but University of Rhode Island sophomore Ed Tarnowski is not falling into that stereotype. Over his past two years...

Hillel offers Birthright trip to Israel

A great opportunity for Jewish URI students to visit Israel through the Birthright Israel organization. Photo courtesy of Yaniv Havusha. Jewish Students attending the University of Rhode Island will have the opportunity to embark on...

Weekends with Whitehosue

Nearly a week after the Senate reopened the government after last week’s budget showdown between President Trump and Senate leaders over his border wall and DACA, Rhode Island U.S Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will attend...

News you should (probably) know

News You Should Know Andrew McCabe, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, stepped down Monday amid tensions with the White House. McCabe was being pressured by President Donald Trump to resign. McCabe has...

Are you recycling wrong?

Photo by Autumn Walter Last November Mary Brennan, the recycling and solid waste coordinator for the University of Rhode Island, sent a mailing to inform faculty and students that shredded paper is no longer accepted...

Police Beat 12/19/2017 – 01/17-2018

Photo by Anna Meassick Dec. 19, 2017 7:46 p.m. police were notified of a potential burglary when an alarm went off on Upper College Road. The scene was cleared within a few minutes and police found...

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...