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...

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...

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...

Brookside Apartments on-track to be completed by fall 2019

Joseph Lachance | Through rain and shine, construction continues on the Brookside Apartments, set to be completed by fall 2019. Construction of the new Brookside Apartment complex is on schedule to be completed by the...

University invests time, money to make residence halls fire safe

Photo by Anna Meassick | The Roger Williams Complex, home to the sophomore slums, is in the process of getting safety renovations. By Andrew Main and Ian Weiner Over the course of the last decade, the...

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...

New coffee bar dares to be different

Photo by Anna Meassick | BRU RI offers delicious coffee, doughnuts, and a quiet space for students to study. The newly opened Bru RI Coffee Bar located on Fortin Road offers a bar-like atmosphere with...

Debriefing with President Dooley

President David M. Dooley held a forum Monday afternoon in the Memorial Union Ballroom to discuss the University of Rhode Island’s accomplishments and plans moving forward. Dooley began the event by sharing the ways in...

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...

News you should know

Local News A 40-year-old Providence woman, Berkley Vallone, was arrested Tuesday morning and is facing multiple counts of theft and fraud totaling nearly $122,000. Wanted by Arizona authorities, Vallone worked as an interior designer where...

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