Photo by Autumn Walter | Men’s and women’s basketball was given a warm welcome back before the new season begins. On Oct. 18, the University of Rhode Island hosted their annual Rhody Madness event to welcome the men’s and women’s basketball team and hype up the incoming season, accompanied by...
The University of Rhode Island will be hosting comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member, Pete Davidson. The event, organized by the university’s Student Entertainment Committee, will take place on Wednesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. in Edwards Auditorium. At the age of 21, Davidson is currently the youngest member...
The Harrington Broadcast studio continues to evolve in its development. |Photo by Grace DeSanti Although the new broadcast studio for the Harrington School of Communication and Media was scheduled to open in January 2019, the studio still remains unopen today. It...
Preparations for emergencies happen long before the situations themselves emerge, and at the University of Rhode Island the Office of Emergency Management is behind the scenes preparing.  . URI is Rhode Island’s first higher education institute to have a dedicated emergency management staff. The office’s three-person staff was established...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Lower College Road needed to be repaved again after a sewer line got disconnected. The University of Rhode Island has paid a contractor for a construction mishap that occurred during road work on Lower College Road, despite it not yet being clear who is at...
A study released by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences named Rhode Island as one of the states that spend more money on prisons than public colleges. According to the study, states have been cutting their support for higher education for over a decade. More specifically, state spending...
Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theatre Department, taken by Randy Osga At just 9-years-old Kate Rocchio will be starring in the role of Jane Banks in the University of Rhode Island Theater Department’s upcoming production of “Mary Poppins.” In preparation for her “Mary Poppins” audition she worked with vocal...
University of Rhode Island students silently laid on Lower College Road to protest the grand jury’s lack of indictment for Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Last night at 11:30 p.m., student organization leaders and other students gathered on the Quadrangle for four and a half...
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering is starting this week on the demolition and construction of a new engineering building that will replace Crawford, Gilbreth, Kelly, and Wales Halls. This project gained its funds in part from the state voting “yes” on question four in last November’s...
(Left to right) Shayna Sawyer, Aris Sawyer, Krystal Polanco and Julia Huy are all participants in the Jumpstart service program. |Photo by Grace DeSanti. Any student interested in working with preschool children post-graduation has the opportunity to participate in Jumpstart, a service program that...