Allison Farrelly

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  If you wanted to meet for lunch on May 23, I can’t.  I have plans.   I’m going to roll myself out of bed that day after my college graduation, pack my fuzzy blanket, wine glasses, coffee pot and books into my car, and move out of my house in...
  An assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island is offering a course next semester that confronts the increasingly prominent issue of Western misconceptions regarding Islam. Katrin Jomaa has taught ‘Secularism and Islamism in the Modern World’, PSC 482, twice since she came to URI in 2013. Jomaa, who is...
Global A key suspect in last week’s terror attack in Paris could have been killed in a raid in one of the cities suburbs on Wednesday. French officials are currently unsure if Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who is suspected to have been working with ISIS to organize the attacks, was one of...
  Those in Narragansett who oppose University of Rhode Island students living “down the line” may be one step closer to further regulating how students rent off campus. On Monday, the Narragansett Town Council is slated to workshop a proposed ordinance that, if passed and enforced, could limit the number of...
  Eight things you don’t know about Rhode Island: Rhode Island is notorious on the east coast for a few conflicting things.  The Cigar brings you a list of some of the most bizarre laws, history and customs the smallest state has to offer:     Victory Day: That’s right. On Aug....