Police Beat 3/1 – 3/7

On Tuesday, March 1, at 12:42 a.m., a report was filed after university police were notified of a suspicious person in Browning Residence Hall, on Butterfield Road. On Wednesday, March 2, at 11:48 a.m., a...

Students meet to bring multicultural Greek Life back to Kingston campus

The University of Rhode Island’s branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hosted an information session to establish interest in bringing historically multicultural fraternities and sororities back to campus on...

Bringing ‘Black Lives Matter’ into the classroom

Dr. Carnell Jones, director of enrollment services at the University of Rhode Island, is teaching a progressive course in the Africana Studies Department on Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights Movement. The idea...

Daily Grind set to have a soft reopening before finals

Free-standing in the 24-hour room of the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons for the last 20 years was The Daily Grind, a 20-by- 40-foot coffee space comprised of three mobile units. As the...

URI Library Literacy Program nationally recognized

The University of Rhode Island Libraries’ Information Literacy Program has been recognized nationally by the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) for its exemplary practices. The ACRL solicited applications for recognition from schools with...

URI Mythbusters: No money for injury by RIPTA

As a part of transportation for students, the University of Rhode Island has a contract with Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) that provides shuttles around campus for students to use. Over the years,...

University deans explain strategies behind selecting full-time, part-time faculty

While looking at potential future classes, students are provided with class options that vary between part-time and full-time professors. But, there are several factors that affect the hiring of each type for the deans...

Flat Waves out, Davos in

Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| Flat Waves takes their leave, a new calzone restaurant opens in its place A new restaurant will be opening in the Emporium, taking the space of Flat Waves who quietly closed down...

New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

If you walk into the HUB at the Language and Learning Resource Center located in Swan Hall room 301 this year and see a fresh new face, you can bet its Tony Balko. Balko,...

Food pantry serves hungry college students

For some students, the term “broke college student” has a much deeper meaning than just not being able to purchase I-Zone every night. For students who suffer financially and have trouble getting by month...

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