Yes on 4: potential for large scale campus change

If the University of Rhode Island’s efforts to influence voter approval of a $125 million bond referendum are successful, construction of a new engineering facility will initiate state and university-wide improvements. If approved, the Question...

Free Transportation For First Year Students

The University of Rhode Island has a new program this school year that many first year students are eligible for. After partnering with the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), the University is now...

LGBTQ+ Expression in the Digital Age

An LGBTQ+ “Expression in the Digital Age” event took place at the University of  Rhode Island’s Gender and Sexuality Center on March 19. Senior honors student Nate Vaccaro...

Professor travels to Russia for international meeting

A professor of political science at the University of Rhode Island has been given the chance to meet with different representatives from all around the world, not once, but four times. Two weeks ago, Nicolai...

LGBTQ Center welcomes third annual coming out week

From October 6 to 10, the University of Rhode Island’s LGBTQ Center will be hosting its third annual Coming Out week, a five-day long event honoring students’ and faculty’s decision to “come out” as...

Change in freshman parking policy to start fall 2019

Photo by Melissa Pellegrino | With the first month of the semester gone, many commuters still struggle to find parking in both Plains Road Lot and Fine Arts Lot. Due to ongoing construction projects at...

URI funded to research contaminated water

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences recently presented the University of Rhode Island with an $8 million federal grant as a part of a national research initiative aimed at exploring perfluorinated compounds that...

Knowing is half the battle: students compete in PSA contest

University of Rhode Island students enrolled in Hee Yoon Kwon’s Operations & Supply Chain Management (BUS 355) class are using multiple forms of media to develop Public Service Announcements (PSA) that will be entered...

News you should (probably) know

News You Should Know Andrew McCabe, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, stepped down Monday amid tensions with the White House. McCabe was being pressured by President Donald Trump to resign. McCabe has...

Citizens Police Academy discusses active shooting situations

On April 20, 1999, the Columbine High School shooting changed the entire perception police had about active shooting training. Prior to Columbine, police were trained to surround the perimeter and wait for backup. Now...

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