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Yogathon helps Edesia fight world hunger

The University of Rhode Island today announced the results of a yogathon fundraiser to fight child hunger. The event raised $1,350 for Edesia, a non-profit in Providence which produces Plumpy’Nut and other therapeutic foods. 6 more words

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Former URI football players arraigned on assault charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Two students at the University of Rhode Island faced a judge Wednesday on assault and disorderly conduct charges.

Barrett Lyons, 20, and Michael LeBlanc, 20, were… 143 more words


URI student, 18, charged with DWI in serious crash

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say a Connecticut man was drinking at a fraternity before causing a serious crash on Route 138 last week. 284 more words


Robotic kayak used to test RI waters for pollution

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — A robotic kayak is combing local waters – testing for pollution.

The idea was developed by researchers at the University of Rhode Island. 265 more words


ΑΕπ: Life and Loathing in the Ocean State

Easily the most obnoxious case of racism I ever faced was at Alpha Epsilon Pi (“the Jewish Fraternity”), which was located on the University of Rhode Island campus, where I was a border 1986-1988. 680 more words


David Dooley: University of Rhode Island's President Defends Football Team's Violence

Following the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, it’s a bit surprising to find any university official defending violence on their own campus grounds. … 362 more words

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