URI assures protections for transgender students following Title IX revision

Despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students last week, the University of Rhode Island has publicly stated its continued commitment to protect all students, regardless of their gender identity. Apart from...

Construction burden on University, but may not be at fault

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Lower College Road needed to be repaved again after a sewer line got disconnected. The University of Rhode Island has paid a contractor for a construction mishap that occurred during...

Possible changes coming to professor evaluations

At the University of Rhode Island, the end of the semester usually means stressing over finals, drinking excessive amounts of caffeine, starting and finishing projects, and of course, filling out professor and class evaluations...

Police Beat: 11/9 to 11/15

On Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 5:48 p.m., a report was filed for a suspicious person in Hillside Residence Hall, on Campus Avenue. On Friday, Nov. 11 at 2:21 a.m., a 21 year old was arrested...

URI hosts immigration town hall

In response to the March 6 Executive Order on foreign national entry into the United States, the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, as well as the Office of External...

Police notify students of level III sex offender on campus

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Rhode Island received an email notice last Friday informing them of a level III sex offender’s presence on the Kingston campus. The email, sent out by...

URI aims to retain, improve first year

MAP-Works, or Making Achievement Possible, is a new student retention program that the University of Rhode Island has implemented to improve the success rates of freshmen students for the past six years. In the program,...

Police Beat: 9/21 to 9/26

Thursday, Sept. 21 At 12:23 a.m. a fire alarm went off at the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) house located on West Alumni Avenue. No medical assistance was required.   4:24 p.m. a medical emergency in Garrahy Hall...

URI ready to kick off 55th annual Honors Colloquium

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the University of Rhode Island will kick off the first event of the 2018 Honors Colloquium. This year’s theme “Reimagining Gender: Voices, Power, Action,” will host a variety of speakers...

Midterm Elections: What to know before you go to the polls

On Nov. 6, people across the country will vote for their elected officials and referendums during the 2018 midterm elections. Brian Krueger, a professor of the political science department, said that this year’s midterm elections...

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