Students test drive Nissan Leaf electric cars

  Brandon Potter Sales Manager at Balise Nissan Marissa Tansino: Why are you guys here today? Brandon Potter: We’re here to try and give the students and faculty an opportunity to look at an electric car. Nissan was...

URI presents 28th annual Rainville Leadership Awards

The University of Rhode Island held its 28th annual A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards ceremony Tuesday night to honor student leaders who go above and beyond their roles in the campus community while maintaining...

Students hold mental health forum to end stigmas

  The first Mental Health Awareness Discussion to help end stigmatization on the University of Rhode Island campus was held in the Multicultural Student Services Center on Tuesday, April 12. The event’s founders are three psychology...

Student Senate report: 4/13

  The Student Senate has implemented a liaison program which will connect the senators to the different colleges on campus. In last night’s meeting, all the colleges had one or two words to say on...

Police Beat 4/6 to 4/10

  On Wednesday, April 6, at 9:35 p.m., a motor vehicle stop led to the arrest of Tre Williams, 21, for driving with a suspended or revoked license. On Friday, April 8, at 1:03 a.m., university...

WATCH: Cigar Newscast 4/7

University of Rhode Island journalism students report on this week's headlines.

WATCH: Students go to great lengths to help children overseas

Students at the University of Rhode Island are going to great lengths to give back to children overseas. Karie Orendorff, lecturer in kinesiology at the university, started the program, “Teaching in Tanzania,” three summers...

Owner of Ronzio Pizza addresses rumors of leaving

  Despite rumors of Ronzio Pizza leaving the Memorial Union having spread around campus recently, the owner has no plans to close his doors. “I don’t know where they’re hearing it from actually,” Cosmo Gentile, owner...

WATCH: URI pulls prank on student body

A student organization decided to stir up some controversy last Friday after setting up a voting booth in memorial union to change the university’s mascot. URI Events set up the booth and announced later...

Meredith Vieira joins Harrington School board

  Rhode Island native and talk show host, Meredith Vieira, recently accepted the invitation to join the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media Executive Advisory Board. URI students had the chance...

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