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Trumpeter Michael Robinson performs alongside pianist Peter Kemelis in a somber and passionate playing of “Caprice.” Photo by Greg Clark. Three Students Take the Stage in this Semester’s Fourth Music Convocation As the University of Rhode Island faces dark wintry...
During this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island Student Senate, the bill calling for the implementation of a new constitution was passed. This new constitution will reflect changes made during the past several meetings of Student Senate.
The University of Rhode Island has reassured that despite the government shutdown over winter break, students will still receive their financial aid. Carnell Jones, the director of Enrollment Services, said that URI has been understanding for incoming students for the spring 2019 semester...
The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate spent a substantial amount of time this week working on their constitution again. Student Senate failed to pass the bill calling for the implementation of a new constitution because numerous senators were absent, required to abstain,...
In this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, three and a half hours were spent to pass four bills. Finance Committee Chair Zachary Taylor announced that he would be running for Student Senate President with Senator John Bagley as...
The Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Rhode Island has offered a program titled “Writing for Wellness” for two years now. The program is open to all students and aims to “encourage students to use various forms of writing to enhance their well being.” Participants...
The resolution calling for “the protection of transgender, gender queer and intersex people” was passed during the meeting, with 10 senators abstaining from the vote. Senator Jay Rumas motioned to vote on this resolution by roll call on the grounds that “student governments have been playing a big role...
At this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, several representatives were elected and the bill calling for the annual re-recognition of student organizations was passed. Student Senate President Adriana Wilding presented a tuition increase of 2.8 percent for in-state students and 2.5 percent for out-of-state students...
In this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, the Finance Committee Chair Zachary Taylor had much to say during public forum regarding the resignation of Senate members and the atmosphere in the Senate chambers. During this term, there have been 13 general Senate member resignations and...
Cigarlight Story by Theresa Brown, Nicole Wagner and Ian Weiner The University of Rhode Island has received $12 million to complete exterior renovations and improve the heating and cooling system at the Fine Arts Center. The renovations will include new masonry-brick exterior veneer to be installed on the exterior of...