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A grassroots movement to rename the full name of the state of Rhode Island has gained momentum following the increasing attention towards the Black Lives Matter movement and other current social justice issues.   Rhode Island’s official name is the State of Rhode Island and...
Protestors against racism and police brutality gather at Chicago’s Federal Plaza on May 30, 2020. Photo by Imani Fleming. Over the last three weeks, the Black Lives Matter (BLM)  movement has gained momentum and exposure in a way like never before. 
Health College Representative and Co-Chair of The Cultural Committee Rhianon Small. Photo by Autumn Walter.  After being unschooled for the first 18 years of her life, Rhianon Small was more than ready to begin her life as a college student.  After...
Austyn Ramsay, a transfer student from a community college in her hometown of New London, Connecticut, does not shy away from her love of this University and all it has given her.   Now in her second year in Student Senate as a senior, Austyn...
As a senator for the last two years, Joe Lachance has found his place in the University of Rhode Island community. As a Rhode Island native with roots in Coventry, Lachance always knew that this was the place for him.  A former member of...
A URI Police SUV stationed outside Barlow Hall. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino.  Thursday 2/06 At 8:29 a.m. a medical emergency occurred on Plains Road. The patient was transported to the hospital. At 5:22 p.m. a motor vehicle accident...
Summer courses at the University of Rhode Island offer an alternative way to get ahead on academic course loads across all majors.  According to URI’s official Summer Sessions website, summer classes “are the most affordable offered by the institution and can be a convenient,...
New student applications at the University of Rhode Island increased by 5 percent in the past year, surpassing 23,000 new student applications following the Feb. 1 regular decision deadline. In 2019, the University received 22,437 applicants in total. 2020 shows an increase of 563...

2/6/2020 Newscast

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Check out our first newscast of the decade! - - - OLLI: Written, shot, and edited by Kayla Michaud Novel Coronavirus: Written, shot, and edited by Leah Crowley Campus Chatter: Shot and edited by Nicole...
URI’s Potter Building, location of Health Services. Photo by James McIntosh. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are extremely common on college campuses, but Health Services at the University of Rhode Island is doing everything they can to help students avoid them.