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Lamar Odom on scene for Rhode Island-Creighton

SACRAMENTO — The Rhode Island basketball team, making its first NCAA tournament appearance in 18 years, played in front of one of its most famous alums: Lamar Odom. 186 more words


Dooley: Free tuition plan would mean about 200 more students a year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The University of Rhode Island’s president said if Gov. Gina Raimondo’s free tuition plan is passed and fully implemented, his staff is projecting enrollment to increase at the flagship school by roughly 200 students a year. 389 more words


Student-oriented housing limit in Narragansett being contested

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island ACLU filed a brief Tuesday at Narragansett Municipal Court contesting a housing ordinance approved last year in the town that limits un-related people living in a single-family home to no more than four. 427 more words


Risk of Substance Misuse Among LGBT Persons Compared to Heterosexuals

By Jesse Dooley, University of Rhode Island

In 2009 approximately 23.5 million Americans 12 and older needed treatment for substance abuse (“Drugfacts-Treatment Statistics,” 2011). Seven percent of those were between 12 and 17 years of age, and nearly 30 percent were between 20 and 29. 3,379 more words


URI calls rally responding to Trump executive order on immigration

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Rhode Island were invited to gather Wednesday morning for a rally supporting members of the community who may be affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, suspending the admission of refugees to the United States for 120 days and barring Syrian refugees indefinitely. 203 more words


Gladiators Welcome Back Big Time Play Making Willie McGinnis

The Cleveland Gladiators welcomed back a familiar name on Thursday when the team announced that they were assigned defensive lineman Willie McGinnis. McGinnis, 27, played the 2014 and 2015 seasons for the Glads. 124 more words

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12 Wilmington Students Named To Dean's List At University Of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, RI — The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 5,401 students have qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and more than 16 countries. 259 more words