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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo recently unveiled her new initiative to save college students money by creating openly-licensed textbooks for universities. Raimondo said that these “open textbooks” created by her initiative will make them free for students. She added that she has set a goal for the state of Rhode...
While most students have never been inside and cannot tell you what the Oliver Watson House is, one Ph.D. student has dedicated her time to teaching others about the historic site. Alanna Casey, one of the few students chosen to be a caretaker, has been residing and providing tours at...
Earlier this week, the University of Rhode Island released its 2015 edition of The Clery Report, a detailed list of all the crime statistics that accrued during the previous year. For URI, the statistics are displayed in four separate charts to represent each of URI’s campuses: the Kingston Campus, the...
Students at the University of Rhode Island are fighting back against the rule banning tank tops at fitness centers across campus. Last week, URI students started a Change.org petition to revoke the rule. The petition has already garnered over 1,580 out of 2,500 supporters wanted. In the petition, students said,...
In an effort to offer different kinds of accommodations for its students, the University of Rhode Island plans to build a $94 million apartment-style residence hall on the current Dairy Barn parking lot. The White Horn Brook Apartment Complex will provide about 500 new beds. Named after the brook that...
It is often said that young people are too uninformed, too apathetic to vote, and are as such often ignored completely during the election season. It has only been recently, with the rise of former-candidate Bernie Sanders, that young people nationwide began to truly find their voices. But is that...
After a year of speculation and rumors, students at the University of Rhode Island returned to campus to find that Ronzio Pizza and Subs is no longer inside the Memorial Union. On June 30, after failing to come to a new lease agreement, Ronzio’s lease with URI ran out, forcing them...
Students at the University of Rhode Island will now face an $85 fine for their first offense for parking in the wrong lot. This is only one of a series of changes made to URI’s parking and infrastructure this fall. URI Parking Services has done away with their old three...
The University of Rhode Island Police Department hosted their second annual dodgeball tournament last Sunday in the Keaney Gym, inviting both students and on-campus organizations to compete against the officers. “It’s a way of interacting with the students, and we enjoy doing it,” Paul Hanrahan, a university police officer and...

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