Alternative dining locations to make up for lack of Butterfield

With Butterfield Dining Hall closed for renovations, Mainfare, Ram’s Den and other combo meal locations will be picking up the slack for students with meal plans next semester. Though Butterfield will remain open for the...

Health Services warns against emergency contraceptive failures

“There’s a real failure rate when it comes to using emergency contraceptives, and the scary news is that most students are not aware of it,” Dr. Fortunato Procopio, Director of Medical Services at the...

URI students swipe left on Tinder

The names of students quoted in this piece have been changed to maintain anonymity in this personal topic. If you have ever been single and craving a quick hookup to get over your ex, a...

Farmer’s Market is back and renewed

A new Sustainable Food Market, formerly known as just the Farmers Market, will be back up and running at the University of Rhode Island next semester. In past years, farmers markets have been held on...

University dining hall meat exposed

Myths about cafeteria food are common, but there are also persistent beliefs not just about the taste of college food, but also about its very nature, for example, the University of Rhode Island’s dining...

URI Foundation names new executive president

On Oct. 31, the University of Rhode Island Foundation elected Lorne Adrain as its executive board chair. You may have heard of him from his recent candidacy for mayor of Providence, but did you...

Bay Campus strives for oceanic awareness

Nestled against Narragansett Bay is the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, home of what some people consider the most interesting research in the world. This campus is home to many facilities and...

Students peacefully protest Ferguson ruling

University of Rhode Island students silently laid on Lower College Road to protest the grand jury’s lack of indictment for Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Last night at 11:30 p.m.,...

Felon or 21st century entrepreneur? Meet the collegiate drug dealer

The names of students interviewed have been changed to protect their anonymity.  The interviewees choose their aliases and which identifying personal details were included in the article.  No details on prices, products or paraphernalia...

2015/16 Honors Colloquium brings humor

Though the 2014 Honors Colloquium still has a week to go, plans are already well underway for next year’s lecture series, entitled “The Power of Humor.” The colloquium will explore the contexts in which humor...

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