Student Senate report 2/15

Director of Housing and Residential Life John Sears said, during last night’s senate meeting, that the recent review, by the office of internal audits, would help to fix current problems with student housing by...

SAS peacefully protest Ram’s Den plastic waste

On Tuesday night, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Action for Sustainability club brought their own reusable dinnerware to The Ram’s Den dining hall in a peaceful protest to promote a more sustainable culture...

Multiple construction updates underway at URI

The University of Rhode Island will be taking on several multimillion-dollar construction projects in the coming year to improve academic buildings and the campus image to prospective students. The most notable project underway is the...

URI opposes J& D Towing’s customer treatment

School drops company contract “Nobody likes the tow guy,” said Jon LaChappelle, owner of J&D’s West Kingston Service, a towing companies formerly contracted by the University of Rhode Island such as San Tan Towing Pros. J&D’s...

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Local The state of Rhode Island is set to run a deficit of over $100 million in the 2017-18 fiscal year, according to a statement from the RI House Fiscal Office on Tuesday. Projected tax...

Convicts help make library upgrades possible

    Students and faculty at the University of Rhode Island may have noticed some improvements to Robert L. Carothers Library this semester, such as the newly reupholstered seating on the first floor or the installation...

End of an era: No more ‘hemp fest’

Photo by Kristina Erickson|CIGAR| Students have already shown great upset at the fact that “Hempfest” has been cancelled for the first time in over 10 years. After 10 years, the annual Hempfest event organized by Students...

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Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time as president. The speech, similar to a State of the Union Address, allows the president to lay out the...

Campus reflects on Kavanaugh hearings

Photo by Anna Meassick | Rosaria Pisa addresses the audience on heavy subjects such as racism, sexism, discrimination, and politics. On Oct. 2, a teach-in on gender in politics was held in the Hardge Forum...

Service organization hosts polar plunge for children with cancer

The University of Rhode Island’s S.A.V.E.S. organization will be holding a “Polar Plunge” event on Feb. 7 to raise money for both their group and for the Tomorrow Fund. Attendees will gather at the Narragansett...

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