Keep on dreaming: Trump and Congress pledge to protect DACA under law

Democratic leaders on both sides of the political aisle agreed late last night to work with President Donald J. Trump in order to protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation - seven...

Off-Campus Update: October 8

Narragansett Citing a rise in parking issues, Town Council approved the first reading of an ordinance, Monday, recommending Inez Street, south of Kingstown Road, should become a no parking zone from 10 p.m. through 5...

Campus community celebrates Nowruz

After concerns over Trump's travel ban, students bring Persian New Year Festivities to URI On Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. the University of Rhode Island’s Persian Cultural Society hosted Nowruz, a celebration of the...

Peace & Happiness 101: A Buddhist Instructional

Students looking for enlightenment or just new ways to relieve the stress of upcoming finals were able to learn ways of reducing personal suffering last week from Buddhist monk Venerable Geshe Ngawang Phende. Phende was...

Free Transportation For First Year Students

The University of Rhode Island has a new program this school year that many first year students are eligible for. After partnering with the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), the University is now...

Police Beat 2/15-2/21

On Wednesday, Feb. 15 At 11:46 a.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Gorham Residence Hall, on Complex Road. At 3:19 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense in Eddy...

Teaching not only benefits ESL students, but facilitators too

In its third year, the University of Rhode Island’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) has exceeded original expectations in terms of student and teacher enrollment and success. As of Nov. 1, the...

Accidents on Upper College Road highlight distracted drivers, pedestrians

Recent accidents on Upper College Road have become a cause for concern for drivers and pedestrians after two accidents occurred less than an hour apart on Nov. 1, according to university police. The first accident,...

Philosophy majors’ employabilitity

Philosophy as a major is still alive and well at the University of Rhode Island, despite the perception that it is a dying field. Students at URI have seen that there are more uses...

Student Senate 10/14

During the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week, there was heavy debate over the censure, a formal expression of disapproval, of two senators as well as several clubs recognized by Senate. A...

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