PINK Women holds eighth annual Unsung Heroine Awards

  The University of Rhode Island’s Powerful, Independent, Notoriously, Knowledgeable (PINK) Women’s 8th Annual Unsung Heroine Awards chose to nominate an active member from within last Thursday night for the first time ever. Graduating senior...

Police Beat: 10/10 to 10/16

Tuesday, Oct. 10 At 12:13 a.m. there was a medical emergency at Barlow Hall on Campus Avenue. An escort by the police was needed. At 5:55 a.m. a fire alarm went off at Frat Circle. No...

Presidential election experiences: first-time voters, seasoned professors

With the presidential election nearing, some students have the opportunity to vote for the first time, which can be both nerve-wracking and exciting, while professors view this as just another round. Senior Communication Studies and...

URI receives $134,000 in seed funding for promising medical research

Multiple professors at the University of Rhode Island were granted $134,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to advance medical research on issues such as diabetes, prenatal care and cancer. “Healthy lives...

Two student athletes selling PC game tickets

The University of Rhode Island’s men’s basketball game against Providence College sold out of student wristbands for last Saturday’s game. Fifty of those sold-out student wristbands were offered to the University’s athletics department on...

News you should know

Local The Providence Police Department received a federal grant of $375,000 to purchase body cameras to equip their officers. The grant comes from the Department of Justice’s Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program. As a...

Bay Campus strives for oceanic awareness

Nestled against Narragansett Bay is the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, home of what some people consider the most interesting research in the world. This campus is home to many facilities and...

Student Senate 10/10

This weeks meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate included the swearing in of new Senators and several bill passages. New Senators sworn in during the meeting included: Nina Padro, Jay Rumas,...

URI Hillel hosts annual Shabbat

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Jewish Student Organization is working towards cultural and religious harmony through their fourth annual Avi Schaefer Jewish/Muslim/Multicultural Shabbat dinner this Friday, February 6th. Avi Schaefer attended Brown University after...

Voters approve Question 4

“Oh that’s great news, I voted for 4!” Yelena Randall, an ocean engineering major at the University of Rhode Island, said. On Tuesday, Rhode Island voters approved Question 4 on the general election ballot allotting...

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