2014 Clery Report breakdown

An annual report released by the University of Rhode Island last week revealed that the majority of crimes reported to the university happen on the Kingston Campus. Every college and university in the United States...

New online nursing degree now offered

  Beginning last month, the University of Rhode Island now offers three new, online programs, including one for nursing, RN to BS. The program for RN to BS allows current registered nurses to take online courses...

Student senate report: 10/14

Student Senate began its meeting Wednesday night by introducing the newly elected senators for the coming term. Before Senate could start cheering over their aversion of the election crisis, they had to discuss the...

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International: Two bombings killed 97 people on Friday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, during a peace rally. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that ISIS is the chief suspect in the investigation into the bombings. ISIS...

Police Beat 10/5-10/12

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4:49 p.m., a drug offense was reported on the path between the basketball court and Keaney, however, the suspects were gone by the time the University Police arrived. On...

Campus construction, workers crush trees

Builders working on the Butterfield Dining Hall project have violated dripline regulations set by the University of Rhode Island Facilities Department, according to Assistant Director of Facilities Sheleen Clarke. The builders are suffocating tree roots...

Student embodies RI born and RI “bread”

Many students must balance their school work with other activities or jobs, and one student at the University of Rhode Island has also been helping run his family’s pizza crust business. Mike Parente, a senior...

URI talks European refugee crisis

  The University of Rhode Island is hosting a European Refugee Crisis Panel as a part of German Campus Week to meet for open discussion. “It’s a grand human tragedy occurring in front of our eyes,”...

Student Senate report: 10/7

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate began its meeting in an unconventional way with a 15-minute recess. After reorganizing, the Senate made headway by reviewing the financial funding of The Photography Club. The Photography...

Medical pharmacy garden gives hands-on experience

Some flowers, like the Madagascar periwinkle, can be used to treat childhood leukemia rather in addition to their aesthetic appeal. At the University of Rhode Island, students not only get to learn about flowers but...

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