Greek Life surpasses Philanthropy Week fundraising goal

Due to efforts of members of the Greek Life Community, thousands of dollars will be going back into rehabilitating local communities. This year’s Philanthropy Week has already far surpassed their original fundraising goal of $40,000...

Trump defeats Clinton in stunning upset

In the early morning hours of Nov. 9, Donald Trump was announced to be the official president- elect of the United States after a long night of very tight returns. Despite pre-election polls which showed...

$1.6 million sea grant to Rhode Island

Federal funding of $1.6 million toward the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program was announced on April 3, provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This funding will help promote outreach, education and research...

Campus illnesses often not visible

Generally seeing a person in a wheelchair, wearing a hearing aid or carrying a white cane tells us a person may be disabled, but some disabilities are invisible and can limit daily activities without...

Asbestos removed from Robert L. Carothers Library

During the 2018 Summer Break, renovation within the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons revealed asbestos, prompting the University of Rhode Island to place multiple warning signs throughout the building. The asbestos...

URI amps up international diversity on campus

Grace DeSanti | Flags hang in the Atrium of the Memorial Union that represents every nation which students are from. Over the past year, the University of Rhode Island...

Opening doors for goodwill

Members of URI’s Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) celebrated its second annual “Opening Doors Day,” holding doors for other students and spreading goodwill and school spirit yesterday. Throughout the day, around 25 council members stood at...

URI to build $5M visitors center for 2018

The University of Rhode Island will be breaking ground on a new $5 million visitors center this coming June, which will remain under construction for roughly a year.         The new visitor center will...

News you should know

A school shooting at a Florida high school has left 17 dead and an additional 16 injured. The shooting occurred in Parkland, Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. According to CNN, both students and teachers...

Student Senate report: 4/20

  The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate began their meeting by voting for a grant for this year’s Hempfest. The Students for a Sensible Drug Policy requested a total of $8,000 for their 15th...

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