Daily Grind set to have a soft reopening before finals

Free-standing in the 24-hour room of the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons for the last 20 years was The Daily Grind, a 20-by- 40-foot coffee space comprised of three mobile units. As the...

Scott Fried speaks to students on World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 is globally recognized as World AIDS Day. This past Friday, Scott Fried, an international, award-winning speaker, youth educator and HIV/AIDS advocate spoke at the University of Rhode Island. He delivered three separate...

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...

New changes coming to Ram’s Den

Ram’s Den in the Memorial Union is facing more possible changes that would allow for later food options for students. Steven Mello, director of dining services, is working on a proposal to bring a new,...

Student research works to improve accessibility across the state

While sidewalks are often overlooked in the discussion of crumbing infrastructure, student researchers at the University of Rhode Island are working to improve accessibility across the state in a more timely and cost effective...

The hidden cost in grant funding

Written by: Lianna Blakeman and Jessie Boukarim                  News Editor and Contributing News Reporter The University of Rhode Island researchers have accumulated millions of dollars in grant money to...

Possible changes coming to professor evaluations

At the University of Rhode Island, the end of the semester usually means stressing over finals, drinking excessive amounts of caffeine, starting and finishing projects, and of course, filling out professor and class evaluations...

Police Beat: 11/30 to 12/5

Thursday, Nov. 30:   At 11:53 a.m. there was a property damage complaint on Rodman Road. One of the gates was damaged; a report was filed. At 11:54 a.m. harassment was reported at Briar Lane....

News you should know

This week's top story CVS has agreed to buy Aetna Insurance company for $69 billion. CVS, which is one of the most popular drugstores in the country, announced the deal Sunday. Aetna, which is based...

Rhody, Rhody, Rhody, green, green, green

For the seventh consecutive year, the Princeton Review, a well-respected college admissions service company, recognized the University of Rhode Island as one of the nation’s top green college campuses. According to Marsha Garcia, the...