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With the 2016 Presidential Election drawing closer, University Police Major Michael Jagoda discussed the possibility of community unrest that could potentially manifest following the results of the election on Nov. 8, as well as the contingency plans and initiatives university police have prepared. In addition to normal emergency protocol, university...
This election has been one of the most controversial topics across the country for months, but how do students from other countries feel about the crazed battle to the finish line between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? Multiple international students at the University of Rhode Island have...
The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to a statement released by the university. “Our office received a credible report indicating that an incident...
The film cutting ceremony for the official opening of the Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media took place last Friday on the University of Rhode Island’s Quadrangle. Faculty and students alike, along with many other guests, celebrated the start of a movement towards URI being an important...
Small fires were lit in multiple bathrooms in the Hillside freshman residence hall on Saturday, Oct. 22. Two alarms were set off, the first at around 8 p.m. and the second occurring later that night sometime after midnight. “After further investigation, we found out that there were several small fires set...
Starting in fall of 2017, students in the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing will be required to travel to Providence at least once a week for classes at the brand new Rhode Island Nursing Education Center. The $25 million, 133,000 square foot building occupies a renovated power station...
Since Hillside Residence Hall was built at the University of Rhode Island in 2012, rumors have spread around campus regarding a faulty structure and a sinkhole, but Housing and Residential Life finally put these assumptions to an end. Hillside Hall is home to 600 first-year students and includes several living-learning...
Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress will be bringing his newest tour “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” to The Ryan Center Nov. 3, with his visit to The University of Rhode Island being the biggest stop on the tour.   Cigar: When you first started doing stand-up, were you doing the same kind...
The first Presidential debate broke the record as the most watched ever, with the viewership estimated at over 84 million. Here at the University of Rhode Island, a whopping 84 percent of 46 students surveyed said they watched the debate on Sept. 26. Of these students, the overwhelming majority said...
For the last three years, one professor at the University of Rhode Island has been investigating the needs and constraints of clothing and textiles necessary for long duration space travel. “The actual investigation relies on first of all knowing what the needs are,” Karl Aspelund, assistant professor in the department...

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