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Friday, October 20, 2017

University News

URI celebrates joint alumni and Family Weekend

The University of Rhode Island is combining two traditional events into one this year - from Homecoming and Family Weekend, into Family and Alumni...

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Jessica Pace
I’m from Long Island, New York. I am a senior double major in Journalism and Communication Studies. I have a passion for telling people stories that are exciting and intriguing. My plans for the future is to bring you a friendly familiar face to the TV screen- as a dedicated reporter. I’ve interned with WJAR NBC10 in Providence and News 12 Long Island two summers in a row. If you see me on campus with a camera, don’t be shy! Say hi!


Starting the Ruckus with some Rhody Madness

While the season doesn’t tip off for another month, thousands of URI basketball fans packed the Ryan Center for Rhody Madness last Friday, showing...

Sports Editor

Stone Freeman
Stone Freeman is a junior at the University of Rhode Island majoring in journalism. He can be found at either the Ryan Center, Boss Ice Arena, Meade Stadium, or Bill Beck Field covering URI athletics for the Good Five Cent Cigar and WRIU 90.3 FM. To contact Stone you can email him at stone_freeman@my.uri.edu or on Twitter @StonePFreeman.


‘Eurydice’: A chat with the cast and crew

The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department opened their first theatre production of the year, Eurydice, last Thursday, Oct. 12. The story of Eurydice is...

Entertainment Editor

Zack DeLuca
Zack studies Journalism and Film/Media at the University of Rhode Island. He studies narrative screenwriting and production, as well as documentary production. Zack is the Entertainment Editor for The Good Five Cent Cigar, URI’s school newspaper, and has had articles appear in publications like the Cranston Herald.


Sully Abroad: What I Miss

A couple weeks ago when I was in New Zealand, something happened to me that hadn’t happened since July. It wasn’t a phone call,...

News Editor

Lianna Blakeman
Lianna is a Junior majoring in English & Writing and Rhetoric. She joined the Cigar her freshman year and is going into her second semester as News Editor. In her spare time, Lianna works in the Writing & Rhetoric Office, sits as secretary for the university literary magazine, Ether(bound) and hikes mountains every chance she can get.


We’re All Addicted to Something

My friend, Evan, overdosed in 2016. He died a couple of months shy of his 21st birthday. I know because his birthday was only...

News Editor

Caitlyn Picard
Caitlyn is a senior journalism and English major who has been on the Cigar since her sophomore year. Now as co-News Editor, Caitlyn is hoping to gain more experience in the field that she can hopefully use in her life after URI. caitpic@my.uri.edu