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...

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...

Complaints and changes in the Roger Williams Complex

The University of Rhode Island is looking to make changes to the oldest residence halls on campus and bring them up to the standard of newer dorms in an effort to retain more students...

Skateboarding accident seriously harms student

A serious skateboarding accident occurred last Thursday night at the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus. At roughly 5:30 p.m. just west of Butterfield Road on West Alumni Avenue, a skateboarder collided with a sport...

Plogging, cleaning up your community on the go

The University of Rhode Island has been hosting plogging events, which involves running and picking up trash around campus. “You don’t have to prepare for it, go for a walk or run and bring...

Dining hall blues

Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| Students enjoying meals at Mainfare and Butterfield are concerned their song choices are being censored. Administrators filter explicit song selections At both of the dining halls on campus at the University of...

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...

Laptop theft rampant in library

The University of Rhode Island Campus Police are investigating the recent thefts of student-owned laptops in the Robert. L. Carothers Library. “There has been a hike in laptop theft over the past couple of months...

To walk or not to walk, that is the shuttle question

Sarah Vinci | Students were surprised this fall when they discovered the brand new shuttle system. With the start of the 2018 fall semester, the University of Rhode Island’s Transportation and Parking Services debuted their...

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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