RAM Gift Shop replaced with second RAM Tech storefront in Memorial Union

This summer, the RAM Gift Shop located in the basement of the Memorial Union was replaced by an expanding RAM Tech store. The space usually full of University of Rhode Island merchandise is now home...

Asbestos removed from Robert L. Carothers Library

During the 2018 Summer Break, renovation within the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons revealed asbestos, prompting the University of Rhode Island to place multiple warning signs throughout the building. The asbestos...

Forum opens conversation about town ordinances

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate gathered students, university administrators and officials from the Town of Narragansett Wednesday night to discuss new measures that the town has taken in response to last May’s...

Catholic group prepares for annual Nicaragua mission trip

For the seventh year in a row, URI’s Newman Club will be sponsoring a mission trip to Nicaragua to aid abandoned and disabled children. From January 2-8, Fr. Matthew Glover, director of URI’s Catholic Center,...

URI Offers Increased Mental Health Services On-Campus

JED hosted Fresh Check Day back in October in order to encourage positive mental health. Photo by Anna Meassick. As of October, the University of Rhode Island is a...

News you should know

On Saturday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government is believed to have killed approximately 40 people. It is believed that the Syrian Air Force dropped chemical bombs over Douma. A rebel group that...

Students go without heat in Heathman Hall

While many students stayed inside to escape the cold during the snowstorms last week, others were not able to find the same refuge.         For many students living in Heathman Hall, their heat has...

URI receives $134,000 in seed funding for promising medical research

Multiple professors at the University of Rhode Island were granted $134,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to advance medical research on issues such as diabetes, prenatal care and cancer. “Healthy lives...

Student Senate report, 2/7

At the Student Senate meeting Wednesday night, multiple representatives announced their candidacy for President and Vice President. The first representatives to do so were Sam King, the current Finance Chair, and Kelly Watka, the...

URI offers free, quick HIV testing

There are many false impressions surrounding getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases that prevent people who have not been properly educated, especially students, from deciding to get tested. Since these misunderstandings are especially damaging...

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