Tag Archives: University of Rhode Island


Letter: Carlin oblivious to URI center’s purpose

Letter: Carlin oblivious to URI center’s purpose

To the editor: Recently, David Carlin attempted to portray the building of URI’s LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) center as a political move, and sarcastically implied that the college should build a similar center for “students who are anti-abortion, supporters of traditional marriage (one man, one woman), and believers in the old-fashioned ideal of

Artist rendering of URI's new LGBTQ center.

Letter: URI has its own definition of diversity

To the editor: How wonderful that the University of Rhode Island, in order to “celebrate the diversity that’s part of our community” (the words of URI President David M. Dooley) will be building a $2.1 million LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, questioning) center. Three cheers for diversity. Next year will URI, again in the name