Health Services breaks down vaccination exemptions

  Despite Rhode Island state law requiring proof of immunization for communicable diseases prior to being admitted to the University of Rhode Island, students may be exempt from some vaccinations for medical or religious reasons....

Journalist talks experience, race

Award-winning New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has reported on race throughout her journalistic career, but she called segregation in schools “the heart on inequality in this country,” during her presentation this past Monday...

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...

Police Beat 2/7 – 2/14

  On Sunday, Feb. 7,  at 12:41 a.m., a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot in front of Peck Residence Hall led to a citation being issued for a 19-year-old for the underage possession...

Student Senate report: 2/17

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate talked about a new big plan the University is going to be implementing. “Something interesting has been happening here at the University,” said a Senator, “The...

(Not) recycling on campus

  Faculty members and students alike are concerned with the seeming disregard many people have concerning recycling and littering on campus. “The landfill in Rhode Island only has, I think, 22 years left,” an anonymous...

New alert system doesn’t reach all students

  On Feb. 5, the University of Rhode Island had its first snowstorm and the first official use of the new alert system. Because of the new system being implemented, some students did not receive...

Multicultural Center holds grand renaming

The Multicultural Center was renamed the Multicultural Student Services Center yesterday. The event began with a speech from Director of the MSSC Melvin Wade, followed by M.U.S.I.C. speakers chairman Luckson Omoarogba, and President Dooley...

Kappa Delta moves into Chi Phi house

Last semester after a series of violations, misconduct, and an extreme instance of drunk driving, the University of Rhode Island chose to suspend the Rho Iota Kappa chapter of Chi Phi. While their fate...

URI police take strides in leadership

  On Jan. 20, 15 different agencies and police departments met on the Kingston campus to hear some very important messages in a course called “Polishing the Badge, Leading for Optimal Performance.” Major Michael Jagoda...

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