Erik Christiansen

Bill to arm campus police draws mixed reaction at RIC, CCRI

BY: - April 19, 2023

When Community College of Rhode Island freshman Kingston DaLomba, 18, was asked about a bill to arm campus police officers at his school, his reaction was swift. “No,” the Warwick resident said. “I feel safe at CCRI. Being a person of color, I wouldn’t feel safe if police were armed here.” But DaLomba would have […]

McKee seeks $10.4M to fund free tuition program for RIC

BY: - April 11, 2023

Six years after state lawmakers removed Rhode Island College from a state college tuition program, they are set to reconsider. Gov. Dan McKee on Friday introduced an amendment to his fiscal 2024 budget that would offer free tuition to in-state, full-time RIC students for their third and fourth years. The proposed Hope Scholarship aims to […]