Sex offender in Eastward Arrested

Brett Black, a 47-year-old level two sex offender, was arrested and charged with trespassing by the Narragansett Police Department following an incident in the Eastward Look area on Sept. 22. According to police, several...

Change in freshman parking policy to start fall 2019

Photo by Melissa Pellegrino | With the first month of the semester gone, many commuters still struggle to find parking in both Plains Road Lot and Fine Arts Lot. Due to ongoing construction projects at...

North Smithfield reverses ban on Nike products

After national coverage, the town of North Smithfield, Rhode Island rescinded the resolution that banned any town employees from the purchase of Nike Products this past Monday. This resolution, which was originally passed 3-2 on...

Gorham Hall now home to transfer, international students

Over the summer, the Department of Housing and Residential Life at the University of Rhode Island decided that Gorham Hall would be used for international and transfer student residents. Last year, the residence hall...

New engineering complex to be completed by fall 2019

Photo by Harry Schlenger | The new engineering complex will be home to four of the five engineering disciplines including chemical, industrial, electrical, and mechanical engineering. Engineering students at the University of Rhode...

College of Pharmacy receives $12 million in grants

Photo by Stephanie Erickson | The new grant will allow faculty and staff to conduct more research projects. The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy saw a great increase in federal funding during 2017...

Food ordering made easier: Hungry Rhody becomes Hungry Button

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched a...

URI to celebrate National Day on Writing

The University of Rhode Island will be holding a National Day on Writing on Oct. 5, collaborating with three on-campus organizations to put together activities and contests throughout the day. Writing Across URI,...

Professor develops highly specific hurricane prediction models

Photo courtesy of Isaac Ginis | The model demonstrates how flood waters will rise given a hurricane in the state of Rhode Island. As catastrophic hurricanes wreak havoc along the coast, a professor at the...

Police Beat 9/19 – 9/26

Photo by Anna Meassick Wednesday, Sept. 19 At 10:34 a.m., a medical emergency was called into the station at the Potter Building (Health Services) on Butterfield Road. The person was transported to the hospital after complaints...

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