Police Beat: 10/17 to 10/24

Tuesday, Oct. 17 At 2:23 p.m. there was a drug offense reported at Merrow Hall on Butterfield Road. A bowl and blow torch used for marijuana were found; a report was filed. At 9:21 p.m. larceny...

Two student athletes selling PC game tickets

The University of Rhode Island’s men’s basketball game against Providence College sold out of student wristbands for last Saturday’s game. Fifty of those sold-out student wristbands were offered to the University’s athletics department on...

Student Senate aims to improve Narragansett housing restrictions with survey responses

  The University of Rhode Island Student Senate’s External Affairs Committee recently conducted a survey on the new housing ordinance that allows no more than four unrelated persons to live in one household in Narragansett,...

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...

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...

HRL puts Hillside residence hall rumors to rest

Since Hillside Residence Hall was built at the University of Rhode Island in 2012, rumors have spread around campus regarding a faulty structure and a sinkhole, but Housing and Residential Life finally put these...

Rainvilles honor campus leaders

The A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards recognized three students and one student organization for their exemplary work as leaders while maintaining a good academic record this past Tuesday in the Memorial Union. The categories...

University hosts World War II veterans discussion

Photo by Anna Meassick | Students in PRS 340 organized for six decorated WWII veterans to speak to the URI community. On Friday, Nov. 9, the University of Rhode Island hosted six highly decorated...

Questionable elevator safety at URI

The next time you’re thinking of taking the elevator up to class, you may want to consider taking the stairs.  Many elevators at the University of Rhode Island currently do not feature an up-to-date...

Senate Report: 11/2

In recognition of the Academic Committee's proposal that hours at the Robert L. Carothers Library be extended for finals week and the two weeks prior, Karim B. Boughida, the Dean of University Libraries, came...

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