URI recognized for family-friendly policies

The human resources group WorldatWork has awarded the 2015 Seal of Distinction to the University of Rhode Island for progressive work life policies, including those for mothers and pregnant women on campus. Over one quarter...

Students, faculty support local Parkinson’s 5K

Photos courtesy of RIADPA | Runners start the 5K course at Goddard Park in East Greenwich, Rhode Island for the Annual Optimism Run/Walk to benefit Parkinson's Disease Last week, the American Parkinson's Disease Association hosted...

SEC plans for an improved year

The Student Entertainment Committee plans a variety of shows and events on campus, but in the past year, some trouble has arisen. SEC receives a budget from Student Senate each year, which is split between...

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...

Flashback: URI’s paper in the 1970s, fearless and resourceful

The early 1970s were turbulent years for the United States, and students at the University of Rhode Island experienced their own student rebellion during a time when youth lacked trust in authority. Throughout the turmoil,...

Students asked to use local alert system

The town of Narragansett is encouraging its residents, including students, to sign up for an emergency notification system for alerts this academic year. The system, named Everbridge after the external company that provides the service,...

Police Beat: 11/22 to 11/29

On Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 8:27 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Aldrich Residence Hall, on Butterfield Road. On Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 4:42 p.m., a report was filed for a...

Yes on 4: potential for large scale campus change

If the University of Rhode Island’s efforts to influence voter approval of a $125 million bond referendum are successful, construction of a new engineering facility will initiate state and university-wide improvements. If approved, the Question...

“Fancy and Feminine”: Fashion for Mastectomy Patients

When patients who have undergone a mastectomy, whether single or double, choose not to have reconstructive surgery, they need bras that specifically fit their new prosthesis. When a University of Rhode Island student looked...

Student Senate Report: Sept. 23

  Student Senate President Amanda Rode talked about the importance of the upcoming elections on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. With just one more day left before the declaration period ends, Senate has just barely...

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