2016 Clery Report: Campus sexual assault on the rise

The University of Rhode Island released their annual Clery Report this week, disclosing all of the crimes committed on campus in within the last year. This Clery Report lays out the statistics of campus crime...

URI employees top state payroll

It could come as a surprise to many University of Rhode Island students and Rhode Island taxpayers to learn that the list of top-earning state workers does not include any top legislators or even...

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...

Hidden controversy surrounds Malcolm X library quote

“I told the Englishman that my alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read-and that's a lot of...

Looking back at the 1970’s student-led protests

The Talent Development Program is an integral to maintaining diversity at the University of Rhode Island, but this would not be possible if it wasn’t for the numerous protests of past students who demanded...

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...

URI opposes J& D Towing’s customer treatment

School drops company contract “Nobody likes the tow guy,” said Jon LaChappelle, owner of J&D’s West Kingston Service, a towing companies formerly contracted by the University of Rhode Island such as San Tan Towing Pros. J&D’s...

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...

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...

Towing company’s methods raise questions

Senior marine affairs student Charlie Brooks was enjoying a cup of tea at Bagelz in the Kingston Emporium last month, joking about the seemingly rampant towing there when he noticed through the window a...

This week's top stories: