Second Winter J Term to offer study abroad opportunities

For those who are behind on completing the general education requirements or for those who wish to lighten the load for Spring semester, the Winter J Term option might be something to look into....

Comedian Hannibal Buress talks with Cigar staff about new tour, previews URI show

Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress will be bringing his newest tour “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” to The Ryan Center Nov. 3, with his visit to The University of Rhode Island being the biggest stop...

Rainvilles honor campus leaders

The A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards recognized three students and one student organization for their exemplary work as leaders while maintaining a good academic record this past Tuesday in the Memorial Union. The categories...

Police Beat: 10/26 to 10/31

On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11:56 p.m., a report was filed for suspicious activity in Gorham Residence Hall, on Complex Road. On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6:54 p.m., a report was filed for harassment in...

Diwali celebration gears up for illuminating night

  The University of Rhode Island’s Indian Student Association is continuing its decade-long tradition of hosting Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union. While...

Student Senate report 10/11

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate voted on two bills Wednesday night. The first was to recognize Artists Striving to End Poverty as an unfunded organization. Their goal is to help the community...

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,...

WATCH: Gov. Raimondo announces textbook initiative, URI pledges support

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced a new initiative last week that will help make textbooks more affordable for college students by making textbooks openly licensed. Raimondo’s plan hopes to save students $5 million dollars over...

“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...

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