Police sponsor free food truck at events

Before grabbing their seats to watch the Rhode Island Rams take on Virginia Commonwealth University at the Ryan Center on Saturday, students made sure they got their free hot dogs and popcorn from the...

Police beat: 3/29 to 4/4

On Thursday, March 30 At 7:58 p.m., University Police investigated a drug offense in Barlow Residence Hall, on Campus Avenue. At 11:45 p.m., assistance was rendered following a report of suspicious activity at the URI...

URI Study Discovers What Can Affect Babies Brain Development

A nursing study at the University of Rhode Island found that a five, or even one minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords, is indicative of increased iron stores...

Student brings world-wide portrait charity to Rhode Island

A student at the University of Rhode Island will bring the global charity Help-Portrait to Rhode Island on Dec. 10 to provide the gift of photography to those who cannot afford it otherwise. The Help-Portrait...

Campus police discuss using body cams

The state of Rhode Island and the University of Rhode Island are discussing the possibility of providing university and community police with body cameras. According to new URI Police Major Michael Jagoda, there is...

Student Senate 2/6

In this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, three and a half hours were spent to pass four bills. Finance Committee Chair Zachary Taylor...

‘Snapyak’ makes a comeback

In the fall of 2014, Yik Yak, the popular app geared to universities and their surrounding areas, exploded in popularity. Used by thousands of students, the app allows users to post thoughts, questions, happenings...

WATCH: Harrington Hub opening ceremony in Ranger Hall

The Harrington School of Communication and Media celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Harrington Hub in Ranger Hall on Friday. The $6.3 million dollar renovations began last fall and brings state of the...

Rhode Island state senator charged with felonies

Photo courtesy of ©WPRO | Senator Nicholas Kettle faces charges of extortion and video voyeurism. On Monday Feb. 19, the Rhode Island Superior Court unsealed a criminal indictment of 27-year-old Republican State Senator Nicholas Kettle....

Delayed grading has potential to increase fails

Many students know the pressure and anxiety that accompanies any class where the teacher is notorious for handing back grades months after an assignment was due, or waiting until the last day to post...

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