News you should know

The majority of news coverage in the weeks leading up to Nov. 8 has focused on the presidential race, but the majority of the ballot is made up of various statewide and local items....

Dining halls implement conservation procedures

The University of Rhode Island’s Dining Services has incorporated various changes and procedures in the dining halls in order to conserve product, minimize waste, and keep its customers happy. Students around campus have noticed that...

Q&A: Chemistry building finally holds ribbon cutting ceremony

Richard E. Beaupre: 1962 URI alumnus Marissa Tansino: What does this mean for this facility to be named after you? Richard E. Beaupre: “Well to me, I got an honorary degree here in 2003, and I...

Police Beat 4/12 – 4/18

  Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| 4/12 At 2:23 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense at Ellery Hall. At 9:59 p.m., a report was filed for vandalism at Fayerweather Hall. 4/13 At 9:55 a.m.,...

Police Beat: 3/22 to 3/28

On Wednesday, March 22 at 12:20 p.m. a report was filed for an incident of larceny in Garrahy Residence Hall, on Flagg road. At 11:33 p.m. University Police were notified of suspicious activity in the...

URI funded to research contaminated water

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences recently presented the University of Rhode Island with an $8 million federal grant as a part of a national research initiative aimed at exploring perfluorinated compounds that...

Fascitelli hosts first Inside-Out Week

The University of Rhode Island’s Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center is hosting Inside Out Week from Feb. 23 through Feb. 27 to recognize National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Throughout the week, movement and body awareness...

Harrington School students visit NBC, act as studio audience

The Big Apple offered some media experience for myself and 47 University of Rhode Island Harrington Students yesterday afternoon--we were in the audience for a live taping of the Meredith Vieira show.   Students were...

Police Beat: 9/28 to 10/3

On Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 8:27 p.m., university police filed a report for harassment in Gorham Residence Hall, on Complex Road. On Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12:28 a.m., a report was filed for a drug...

Farmer’s Market is back and renewed

A new Sustainable Food Market, formerly known as just the Farmers Market, will be back up and running at the University of Rhode Island next semester. In past years, farmers markets have been held on...

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