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The final Student Senate meeting of the semester consisted primarily of inducting new senators and holding internal elections for special committees. Five new off-campus representatives and one new College of Arts and Sciences representative were sworn in, and positions on the Elections Committee and...
The Student Senate held its first full meeting for new senators and officers Wednesday night, in which the Senate made nominations for several positions and discussed the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Former Senator and External Affairs Committee Chair Allison Lantagne and current Senator...
The April 8 virtual University of Rhode Island Student Senate meeting was dominated by game-changing internal elections in the first meeting with last week’s newly-sworn in senators.  The most contentious election of the night turned out to be the Cultural Affairs Chair, which was...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate approved student organization budgets and swore in newly-elected senators during two online meetings Wednesday night. During the first meeting, the Senate finished its remaining unfinished business from earlier this semester, including recognizing the aforementioned budgets and the...
Representatives from Blue Cross, CVS, Amica and IGT formed the panel that spoke on the benefits of diverse hiring. Photo by James McIntosh. Four professionals from different industries discussed the impact of diversity and inclusion in the workplace at a panel titled “The Value...
 Warm weather has allowed certain invasive plant species to survive the winter which has affected water quality. Photo by Greg Clark.  Last February was one of New England’s warmest, leading to major negative effects for the University of Rhode Island’s local watershed area.
Vice President Kathy Collins visited the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate tonight to talk about two topics and bills that were discussed at this week’s meeting. Collins began by answering questions about the Women’s Center, which will be closing and reallocating its resources...
Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. All state institutions in Rhode Island required to purchase furniture from Department of Corrections Students living in Heathman Hall, among others, may have recently noticed new furniture being brought into their building by prisoners, supervised by guards.
Although the University of Rhode Island approved of canceling classes for the 2020 general election in November, student voters find it challenging to vote during state primaries. URI will give students a day off on Nov. 3, the date of the general election for...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate discussed bills at length, chose an interim representative for their designated board of trustees position and discussed issues with the ongoing elections during their meeting yesterday. The bill that caused the most controversy on the floor called...