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Police beat: 4/5 to 4/11

Wednesday, April 5 At 5:52 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Hopkins Residence Hall, on Butterfield Road. At 10:21 p.m., a report was filed for a…

Student Senate report: 4/12

Student Senate met to recognize two funded organizations in an unusually short meeting on Wednesday. Student Organization Advisory Review Committee Chairperson Michael Bachilas introduced two recognition bills to the Senate…

Dining Services addresses student concerns on privacy

Dining Services addresses student concerns on privacy

Throughout the years students have become increasingly concerned over the University of Rhode Island Dining Services’s use of the hand scanners before entering the dining halls. Many students are concerned…

News You Should Know: 4/13

Syria Airstrike: Tensions High amid Tillerson Visit to Russia, G7 Meeting The deadly chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria last week prompted a decisive response from the United States,…

Center for the humanities celebrates sixth annual festival

The University of Rhode Island held its sixth annual Center for the Humanities Festival to discuss “Public Treads in the Humanities,” as well as future options for the fields of…

Professor breaks ground with journal on sexual violence and exploitation

Professor breaks ground with journal on sexual violence and exploitation In December 2016, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies Donna M. Hughes published the inaugural issue of the journal Dignity:…

High hopes for Hempfest despite loss of funding

High hopes for Hempfest  despite loss of funding

The Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) will be holding this year’s annual Hempfest celebration April 30 on the quadrangle despite the group losing its funding this year. Patrick…

Senate slashes Greek Week funding

The $7,000 budget cut for Greek Life at the University of Rhode Island for next year is going to be a challenge for the student organization, according to the leaders…

40 years of friendship: Eight alumnae return to URI

40 years of friendship: Eight alumnae return to URI

In 1975, in-state tuition at the University of Rhode Island was less than $1,000. The drinking age was 18, and the University boasted three on-campus bars, one dining hall, only…

Police beat: 3/29 to 4/4

On Thursday, March 30 At 7:58 p.m., University Police investigated a drug offense in Barlow Residence Hall, on Campus Avenue. At 11:45 p.m., assistance was rendered following a report of…