University looking for suspects in car vandalism incidents

By Theresa Brown and Andrew Main Swastikas and phallic images were carved in various lots around the Kingston campus The vandalism has taken place in multiple areas such as the Flag Road, Keaney, Dairy Barn and...

Brookside Apartments on-track to be completed by fall 2019

Joseph Lachance | Through rain and shine, construction continues on the Brookside Apartments, set to be completed by fall 2019. Construction of the new Brookside Apartment complex is on schedule to be completed by the...

URI plans 2 percent tuition increase

Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students...

Indicted pharmacy professor remains employed by URI

University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor Michelle Caetano Thomas was indicted in December in connection with tainted drugs produced by her employer, the New England Compounding Center, that killed 64 people in the midwest. Up...

Student Reaction Mixed on Accessibility of RAs

The sophomore housing has been under fire recently for a lack of RA supervision. Photo by Joseph Lachance. Although several students have expressed concerns that it is difficult to...

International Pocket Cafe Reopens After Norovirus Scare

Several customers of International Pocket Cafe recently reported symptoms of norovirus. | Photo by Anna Meassick. International Pocket Cafe temporarily closed its Kingston Emporium location from April 2 to...

Tennis Coach Indicted For Taking $2.7 Million of Bribes in Admission Scandal

Gordon Ernst has been placed on administrative leave following the recent admissions scandals that have hit the nation. Photo courtesy of GoRhody. University of Rhode Island’s women's tennis coach,...

Police Beat: 4/5 – 4/11

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Thursday, April 5 At 10:12 a.m., a medical emergency requiring transportation to the hospital occurred. At 2:26 p.m., police investigated vandalism at the Sigma Delta Tau house in Fraternity circle. A...

Field of flags reminds URI “Never Again”

Photo by Stephanie Erickson |CIGAR|  The field of flags greeted students and URI community members as they walked to the library. Students at the University of Rhode Island pass a sea of different colored flags alongside...

University Police are prepared for active shooters, bomb threats

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Officers are trained to 'do what they have to do' to keep URI safe In today’s society, shootings or potential bombings are a real possibility and at the University of Rhode...

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