Forum opens conversation about town ordinances

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate gathered students, university administrators and officials from the Town of Narragansett Wednesday night to discuss new measures that the town has taken in response to last May’s...

Police Beat: 9/28 to 10/3

On Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 8:27 p.m., university police filed a report for harassment in Gorham Residence Hall, on Complex Road. On Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12:28 a.m., a report was filed for a drug...

Slow Food group teaches cooking fish

Do you know how to fillet a fish?  Did you know that fish are seasonal just like fruits and vegetables?  Can you name two species of fish that your local fishermen are catching right...

Election media coverage focuses on language

Over the last few weeks, much of the media’s focus has been on Donald Trump’s “locker room talk”following the recordings discovered in which he described sexually harassing women. While these statements are clearly unacceptable,...

Senate Report: 10/19

The Student Senate started its Wednesday meeting with Finance Chairman Ryan Buck introducing a finance bill which recognized a category transfer of $5,000 from “Convention and Registration” to “Travel and Lodging” for the Alpine...

Student Senate 4/19

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate gave recognition to a new student organization and co-sponsored an event in one of their shortest meetings of the year last night. Student Organization Advisory Review Committee Chairperson...

Police beat 4/14 to 4/18

  On Thursday, April 14, at 8:19 p.m., a report was filed for an incident of vehicular vandalism at the university police station, on Briar Lane Road. On Friday, April 15, at 1:11 a.m., university police...

URI student honored at State House

There are many students at the University of Rhode Island who compete for academic excellence. However, few achieve a 4.0 GPA while balancing three jobs and 19 credits, the maximum allowed. Even with the beginning...

Graduate Program Director talks NASPA award, research, student affairs

  Dr. Annemarie Vaccaro, associate professor and program director of College Student Personnel, received a national award for a “lifetime commitment to research and scholarship” in student development and social justice in January, . NASPA,...

Student Senate report: 9/14

Multicultural Student Services Center Director Melvin Wade attended the Student Senate meeting to discuss the 20th Annual Diversity Week. Wade noted the change of the event over the last 20 years, which he credits to...

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