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University News

Students make connecting on social media easier with new app

When you first meet someone, it is a long and arduous process to have to share your phone number, Snapchat and Instagram. Tap, a...

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Newscast

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!

Sports

Starting quarterback chases goals on, off field

Tyler Harris is the new starting quarterback for the University of Rhode Island football team.   On Aug. 31, Harris became the 10th different starter...

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.

Entertainment

Movies you might have missed this summer

This summer was chock full of big blockbusters and, unless you’re a movie buff who chose to spend his summer in a dark, cold...

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.

Features

Welcome to the RamFam!

Catching up with new students following their first college move-in The day finally arrives--choosing an outfit from your bare closet, eating the last home-cooked meal...

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.

Opinion

Piqued by parking precepts

As I begin my third semester here I can’t help but to reflect on the various travesties that come with parking here at the...

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