Sakai changing hands causes additional problems

  Students and faculty at the University of Rhode Island started the spring semester by experiencing problems with Sakai after the program switched to the new third-party host, Longsight. The educational software program made the...

Student Senate report: 4/6

Student Senate began its meeting by approving Family Reach as a new, unfunded philanthropic club that works with children with cancer. Family Reach hopes to help run fundraisers and raise money for the families...

2014 Diversity Week to focus on responsibilities of the government

The University of Rhode Island’s 18th annual Diversity Week is focused on defining the responsibility that government has to its citizens. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, the two principle topics on the Multicultural...

Police Beat 2/16 to 2/23

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 11:12 p.m., a report was filed with the university police regarding an incident of harassment that took place on campus. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 2:30 p.m., university police arrested...

Police Beat: 3/27 – 4/5

  On Sunday, March 27, at 5:22 p.m., a report was filed for a suspicious person in the Weldin Residence Hall parking lot. On Monday, March 28, at 6:28 p.m., the smell of marijuana brought university...

News You Should Know: 4/6

At Least 58 Dead in Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria In the town of Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, in the mostly rebel-controlled Idlib province, at least 58 have died and hundreds more were wounded in an...

Student livestock judging team breaks Penn State’s streak

  The University of Rhode Island’s Livestock Judging Team announced their first ever win in the North Eastern Student Affiliation Livestock Judging Competition. Although not formally recognized by student senate, the livestock judging team has...

Faculty makes changes to general education requirements

Faculty members have been working together to make a new change to the general education structure. The current system we have now was first implemented in 2001. For the past couple of years, faculty...

Police Beat 2/24 – 2/29

  On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 1:01 a.m., a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Butterfield Road and Flagg Road led to the arrest of a 19 year old for the underage possession of...

URI student honored at State House

There are many students at the University of Rhode Island who compete for academic excellence. However, few achieve a 4.0 GPA while balancing three jobs and 19 credits, the maximum allowed. Even with the beginning...

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