URI plans to build $94 million residence hall

In an effort to offer different kinds of accommodations for its students, the University of Rhode Island plans to build a $94 million apartment-style residence hall on the current Dairy Barn parking lot. The White...

The issues with dorm locks and how to get them fixed

Photo by John Martin | Dorm locks across campus have been breaking, locking residents out of their rooms or not locking at all. Recently, students of the University of Rhode Island have complained about issues...

Greek life’s costly, time commitment

Greek life at the University of Rhode Island is an aspect of the college experience that has about 15 percent of students participating in one of college’s biggest communities. Joining any organization on campus requires...

Students will march to ‘Take Back the Night’

On Thursday, April 26, the fourth annual “Take Back The Night” event will be held at the University of Rhode Island, hosted by the Women’s Center, the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services (VPAS) and...

Students confidentiality breached with missent emails

On Jan. 12, 2018 at 9:53 a.m., an email sent out by Disability Services Director, Pamela Rohland, violated the confidentiality of all of the students included in the service. Instead of using the bcc...

Police Beat 3/7 – 3/20

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| March 7, 2018 At 5:31 a.m., university police responded to a medical emergency at Eddy Hall. A student was transported to the hospital. At 12:35 p.m., a driver was pulled over after...

Police Beat 4/19-4/25

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| 4/19 At 3:00 a.m. police were alerted to a citizen at Weldin hall who needed assistance. Assistance was rendered. At 4:48 a.m. a parking complaint was issued in the Flagg...

News you should know

Local News A 40-year-old Providence woman, Berkley Vallone, was arrested Tuesday morning and is facing multiple counts of theft and fraud totaling nearly $122,000. Wanted by Arizona authorities, Vallone worked as an interior designer where...

Police warn students against fake ID use

Whether you’re trying to get into a bar off campus on the weekend, or buying alcohol from the local liquor store, the University of Rhode Island and South Kingstown Police are reminding students of...

College Democrats make an impact on Net Neutrality Debate

Photo contributed by Derek Murphy URI students call governor to action, net neutrality executive order signed 5 days later On Friday, April 20, The University of Rhode Island’s College Democrats and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...

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