‘Slaying’ the polls

Photo by Sarah Vinci |Jay Rumas (above) partnered with ACLU and Student Senate to host an event, encouraging students to vote for the 2018 elections. Jay Rumas, a sophomore at the University of Rhode...

URI hosts immigration town hall

In response to the March 6 Executive Order on foreign national entry into the United States, the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, as well as the Office of External...

New contract for washers, dryers in residence halls

The University of Rhode Island has started the process of composing a new contract with an outside vendor for laundry services in the residence halls that will begin in the Fall of 2019. The current...

Senate Report: 10/27

In preparation for finals, the Academic Committee’s proposal that the Robert L. Carothers Library should extend their hours beginning two weeks prior to and during exams was approved at the Student Senate meeting.  It...

Student Senate Report 2/21

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate is currently dealing with an unprecedented conflict of interest during the primary presidential election. Student presidential candidate Adriana Wilding and her vice president running mate Abdulwhab Alquirtas...

Honors colloquium changes pace with the power of humor

  In years past, the University of Rhode Island’s annual Honors Colloquia have been based on topics like health care, public schools and cyber-security and privacy. This year, however, the lecture series is taking a...

Police Beat 4.19.17 through 4.26.17

On Thursday, April 20 At 2:48 a.m., a report was filed for a domestic disturbance in Weldin Residence Hall, on Campus Avenue. At 7:37 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Browning...

The bigger, better Butterfield

Do you miss being able to get a Belgian waffle for every meal? Or the comfort of the soft-serve ice cream machines for every lunch and dinner? Your worries will be over starting the...

193 Coffeeshop in need of new espresso machine

Photo by Sarah Vinci| The espresso machine in The 193 Coffee Shop broke suddenly last year, limiting the amount of drinks served by the cafe. The 193 Coffeehouse, a student-run cafe in the Memorial Union,...

Weeding out the future of marijuana

The plant sciences department will be offering a one-credit, 400-level seminar about the use, production, politics and policies regarding medical marijuana next semester on Wednesdays at noon. The seminar, which goes by the code...

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