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University, RIDOT install crosswalk button The crosswalk on Route 138 and Upper College Road is now safer for pedestrians. Photo by James Singer. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), in cooperation with the University of Rhode Island, recently installed a new crosswalk button across Route 138 at the Kingston campus...
Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. With few industries more affected by COVID-19 than education, the University of Rhode Island’s elementary education program had to rapidly adjust its curriculum this semester. As more schools move online as the pandemic resurges, teaching students how to teach online has become a top priority, as getting...
The relocation of the Narragansett Town Library was an issue voters considered when electing their new Town Council. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino. The issue of whether Narragansett’s public library should move into a larger, more modern building dominated public discussion in the town before this fall’s election. Following the results of...
Health Services prepares for potential vaccine in the future As the University of Rhode Island nears the end of its goal to hold classes in-person until Thanksgiving, administrators reflected on how they reached this point and how the next semester will proceed if a COVID-19 vaccine becomes widely available. Regarding this...
Students participating in an Africana studies event. Photos from uri.edu. Following a unanimous vote from the Faculty Senate and approval from the Board of Trustees, the University of Rhode Island’s Africana studies program (AAF) is now officially a department. They reached this status, along with the gender and women’s studies program...
Unusable coronavirus testing trailer parked outside Health Services. Photo from turntoten.com. The University of Rhode Island spent $47,290 on two trailers that were intended to be used for COVID-19 testing in July, but has not used them since discovering the trailers did not meet Rhode Island state code. The state ended...
The Univeristy of Rhode Island’s sexual assault training course has undergone several changes as the course has moved to Brightspace, partially due to changes in federal Title IX policy. The course has been offered as part of URI 101 in the past, and is mandatory for all first-year students. Most...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate held a short meeting Wednesday night, in which they swore in newly elected Senators. The senators sworn in yesterday were Chris Hoover, Olivia Johnson, Angelica Tyson, Mary Henry, Emily Gamache, Annabelle Gibson, Julia Pitts, Rebecca Williams, Mike Miscia and Destiny Degnan.  The new senators...
Students Andy Main, Tyler Pelletier and Kayla Michaud currently live in a five-person house which will only be available to three students next year. Photo by James McIntosh. A Narragansett Town Council ordinance preventing over three students from renting together has already begun to affect both off-campus students and realtors...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate held a short meeting this Wednesday with a new moderator presiding over the meeting. Caleb Hilyard was nominated as interim moderator by President Austyn Ramsay this past Monday, and was confirmed by the Senate to become Student Senate’s new moderator. This move comes...