Professor finds Adderall has little effect on cognitive performance

Photo by Anna Meassick | Many students turn Adderall to focus on studying, but the drug long-term health risks for those who aren’t prescribed it. Researchers at the University of Rhode Island have discovered that...

Campus reflects on Kavanaugh hearings

Photo by Anna Meassick | Rosaria Pisa addresses the audience on heavy subjects such as racism, sexism, discrimination, and politics. On Oct. 2, a teach-in on gender in politics was held in the Hardge Forum...

Faculty union, state agree to new contract after months of negotiations

Photo by Anna Meassick | Professors have been teaching without a contract in place after the current one expired in June. Faculty at the University of Rhode Island have been working for almost a month...

Debriefing with President Dooley

President David M. Dooley held a forum Monday afternoon in the Memorial Union Ballroom to discuss the University of Rhode Island’s accomplishments and plans moving forward. Dooley began the event by sharing the ways in...

Columbia professor gives speech on a Changing World for Transgenders

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a professor at the Barnard College of Columbia University, discussed transgender identity at this year’s Honors Colloquium on Oct. 2. Her speech, while also part of the colloquium titled “Reimagining...

State negotiates new bottled water distribution companies for higher-education institutions

The state of Rhode Island has contracted two new companies to deliver bottled water to the University of Rhode Island and other higher education institutions across the state. The contract with Poland...

News you should know

Local News- Since Sept. 27, Providence bus drivers of the Teamsters Local 251 Union have been on strike. This union represents nearly 100 bus drivers who voted against a contract proposed by First Student Inc....

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...

Police Beat 9/27-10/3

Photo by Anna Meassick Thursday, Sept. 27 At 11:21 a.m., fraud was reported at Quinn Hall. A report was filed. At 1:20 p.m., a well-being check was done at the Fine Arts Center. A report was filed. Friday,...

University moves forward with Memorial Union renovation plans

Photo by Ryan Wichelns | Renovations are underway for the Memorial Union and will take about six years to complete. The University of Rhode Island is in the early stages of planning a full renovation...

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