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Men’s basketball assistant coach arrested at Migos concert

University of Rhode Island men’s basketball assistant coach Tyron Boswell, 37, has been placed on administrative leave by the University after his arrest on...

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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!


Football defeats Harvard for first win of the season, 17-10

What a difference a year makes. Last year Rhode Island went up to Harvard Stadium and had their teeth kicked in losing 51-21. On...

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.


Deaf musician speaks to ’embracing inner distortion’

On September 14, 2017, the University of Rhode Island’s music department continued on with its weekly convocation with special guest, Richard Reed. Reed enlightened...

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.


How to be a Rhode Islander

So, you’ve moved here from New Jersey or Vermont and you think you’ve got what it takes to be a Rhode Islandah? You’ve got...

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.


Letter to the Editor: Ask a DACA recipient

Yaruska Ordinola is a DACA recipient living in Providence, Rhode Island. She is a recent graduate of the University of Rhode Island and is a...

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