Preview: Greek Life gives back to URI community, university

The Greek Life community at the University of Rhode Island is preparing for their annual Philanthropy Week, set to take place from Nov. 14 to 18. Through multiple on-campus activities, contributing service hours and...

The naked truth behind what you wear

Clothing is a $3 trillion business that accounts for eight percent of the greenhouse gases and is worn every day. A seminar presentation held in Edward’s Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island on...

Senate appeals presidential candidates disqualification

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Wednesday night Student Senate spent over an hour discussing the presidential disqualification ticket. Student Senate voted on Wednesday, Feb. 28 not to disqualify the presidential ticket of Adriana Wilding and Abdulwhab...

Group tests hope to up anatomy success

A recent change in all sections of BIO 121, a general education course for the anatomy major, has some University of Rhode Island students breathing a sigh of relief after testing in the class...

The breakdown of living on campus

It's no secret that the cost of attending a four-year university has increased more than any other time in the last half-century. Experts like Sandy Baum of the Urban Institute argued in a National Public...

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...

Campus police discuss using body cams

The state of Rhode Island and the University of Rhode Island are discussing the possibility of providing university and community police with body cameras. According to new URI Police Major Michael Jagoda, there is...

NRS class project inspires pollinator habitat creation

Three students are planting flowers and raising awareness about the importance of declining populations of pollinators after being assigned a project for their NRS 223 Conservation of Populations and Ecosystems course. Tasked to create...

Student senate report 2/28

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m., a meeting of the University of Rhode Island Student Senate was called to order. After a reading and approval of the minutes, a public forum was held where Avi...

Alumni serve community through campus cleanup

The Alumni Association is holding a month-long effort throughout April to serve communities all around in the world in a Global Month of Service. A cleanup will be held at the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus on April...

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