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...

URI students ‘March for Our Lives’

Photo by Emma Gauthier |CIGAR| URI students participate show their support at the march in Providence, Rhode Island.  One March 24, March for Our Lives (MFOL) organized protesters who stormed the Rhode Island State House...

Students, faculty doubt validity of safety ranking

Photo by Lianna Blakeman |CIGAR| With further independent research into a recent campus safety study, the legitimacy of URI’s ranking is being called into question. By Emma Gauthier and Samuel Murray  According to a study published by...

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...

Have no fear, a job is near

With graduation just around the corner for the class of 2018, future graduates may wonder what their options for employment after obtaining their diploma. Kim Stack, director of the Center for Career and Experiential Education,...

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...

URI offers new data science majors, minor

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| University of Rhode Island students will now get the opportunity to work with data as two new data science majors a minor are currently being implemented. Last spring, the University...

Indicted pharmacy professor remains employed by URI

University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor Michelle Caetano Thomas was indicted in December in connection with tainted drugs produced by her employer, the New England Compounding Center, that killed 64 people in the midwest. Up...

Chemistry professor disregards student concussion

  University of Rhode Island freshman Allison Smith was diagnosed with a concussion on Oct. 19 of this year. As she met with her professors to explain her situation, Smith said her professors were understanding...

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...

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