Program gives former students second chance to graduate

According to a New York Times article released in May, more than 40 percent of American students who enroll in four-year universities have not finished their degree within six years, a staggering number considering...

Composting at URI: A step to a greener campus

As the University of Rhode Island make strides to become a more green campus, one of the issues that groups on campus are tackling is composting. Composting involves recycling decomposed organic materials into soil that...

LGBTQ Center welcomes third annual coming out week

From October 6 to 10, the University of Rhode Island’s LGBTQ Center will be hosting its third annual Coming Out week, a five-day long event honoring students’ and faculty’s decision to “come out” as...

“Drop Your Jeans,” recycle to warm community’s homes

The Civility Mentors Organization is asking students around campus to donate any type of denim to create cleaner and more sustainable house insulation. There are various residential homes and commercial buildings across the country that...

NSCS to induct new members

The University of Rhode Island’s chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars will be inducting its 55 newest members this Sunday at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. During a ceremony that will...

Administration understands student parking complaints

Parking has been a problem on campus for years, but officials adamantly claim that they are doing the best they can. Steven Geraci, a commuter student at URI, expressed his difficulties parking in the designated...

Opening doors for goodwill

Members of URI’s Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) celebrated its second annual “Opening Doors Day,” holding doors for other students and spreading goodwill and school spirit yesterday. Throughout the day, around 25 council members stood at...

New LGBTQ center makes history

The frame of the University of Rhode Island’s new LGBTQ building is being constructed right on schedule this week for the center’s grand opening date of Feb. 13, 2015. The new LGBTQ center is the...

Help Desk looks for assistance identifying campus Wi-Fi issues

Students and faculty across campus are noticing a change in the school’s wireless internet this semester, prompting an influx of Wi-Fi-related calls and visits to the University of Rhode Island’s Help Desk. According to Mary...

Conduct board members: making decisions that can change students’ lives

When a student commits a crime on the University of Rhode Island campus, their punishment is determined by a conduct board made up of faculty members and their peers. “It’s never easy for any of...

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