Hamilton, nearing retirement, thanked as friend of students

Since 1954, the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union has been a constant fixture on campus and steady piece of student life. But for exactly half of its 60-year tenure, that has been thanks...

Questionable elevator safety at URI

The next time you’re thinking of taking the elevator up to class, you may want to consider taking the stairs.  Many elevators at the University of Rhode Island currently do not feature an up-to-date...

Student questions university response to sex offender

Senior Tory Kern filed a report with University of Rhode Island Police on March 4, 2015, after feeling threatened by one of the two registered male sex offenders on campus. This was not the first...

Planning commencement: year-round commitment

The 129th commencement at the University of Rhode Island will take place on May 16 and May 17, 2015. While this is an exciting and significant event for students and families, planning this ceremony...

$1.6 million sea grant to Rhode Island

Federal funding of $1.6 million toward the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program was announced on April 3, provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This funding will help promote outreach, education and research...

Where is your parking money going?

Each year, both commuting and residential students buy parking passes that enable them to park in the lots at the University of Rhode Island, however, as full lots littered with potholes has become a...

Yeah, you have to pay for that too

The frustration can be heard in the voices of students when they talk about the extra expenses they must pay for that are oftearen’t included in their tuition. It does not go unnoticed that students...

URI Mythbusters: No money for injury by RIPTA

As a part of transportation for students, the University of Rhode Island has a contract with Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) that provides shuttles around campus for students to use. Over the years,...

University responds to Ivy’s expulsion

Since two articles earlier this month in the University of Rhode Island's Good 5 Cent Cigar about the removal of a therapy dog from Peck Hall, the story has gone national, receiving publicity from...

URI releases PCB findings

After the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were detected in a window-caulking sample of Fogarty Hall on March 18, air sample and surface tests conducted show very low levels of the compound throughout the...

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