URI releases annual crime report

Earlier this week, the University of Rhode Island released its 2015 edition of The Clery Report, a detailed list of all the crime statistics that accrued during the previous year. For URI, the statistics are...

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...

Dining Services responds to fly infestation at Ram Escape

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Ram Escape fell victim to a fruit fly infestation, causing employees to kill off the flies during their shifts. Article by Andrew Main and Kayla Michaud Flies in Ram Escape have...

Enough parking…for now

Proposals for off-site parking solutions made to compensate for new dorm project With parking concerns at an all time high as construction of the Brookside Apartments looms on the horizon, the University of Rhode Island...

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...

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...

Police Beat: 3/21/18 – 3/27/18

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| March 21, 2018 At 1:56 a.m., University Police responded to a medical emergency at Hillside Hall. A student was transported to the hospital. At 3:45 a.m. there was a parking complaint at...

Housing moves quickly to fix roof leak in Heathman

Photo by Sarah Vincii A leaky dorm contributes to an already stressful life for a college student. |CIGAR| “Every report from a student should be processed perfectly, but even with information systems, things do fall...

URI responds to mold in residence halls

  The growth of mold in resident halls at the University of Rhode Island has been a recurring issue. The Housing and Residential Life office attempts to ensure solutions to students who may be having...

Extended dining hours, new dining options for fall semester

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Rams Den is now open until midnight on Wednesdays and Sundays, a big change after only being open Monday- Friday until 5 p.m. all spring semester. In an effort to...

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