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By Theresa Brown and Andrew Main Swastikas and phallic images were carved in various lots around the Kingston campus The vandalism has taken place in multiple areas such as the Flag Road, Keaney, Dairy Barn and Plains Road parking lots, as well as around Fraternity Circle. Seven cases of vandalism occurred...
Students at the University of Rhode Island are now able to complete course evaluations online, a change from previous years when all course evaluations were done on paper.   Chris Barrett, a senior information technologist and professor at the University, said there is a total of 72,000 evaluations posted online for...
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Maher Meet URI’s newest Truman scholar University of Rhode Island junior Andy Boardman has been awarded the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that is given to college juniors across the country. The award is given to college students who have displayed exemplary service to their community. According to...
Four people were killed and at least two more were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, April 22  in the morning. All four people who were killed, as well as the two who were injured were in their 20s. A 29 year...
Two African American men were arrested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks while they were waiting to meet with a friend after an employee believed they were trespassing and called police. The arrest resulted in two days of protest outside the store, as protesters accused the company of only calling the...
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|”However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new system does.” The University of Rhode Island has begun using a new system called Starfish for various tasks with regards to advising. However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new...
On Saturday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government is believed to have killed approximately 40 people. It is believed that the Syrian Air Force dropped chemical bombs over Douma. A rebel group that opposes the Syrian government is located in Douma and have not given in to the...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island announced on Wednesday, April 4 that David Cox, the associate head coach for the men’s basketball team, was promoted to the head coach. The announcement resulted in mostly positive reactions from students on the Kingston campus.  The opening for the head...
Hundreds of thousands of people across the country participated in the “March For Our Lives” rally on Saturday, March 24. The rally was held in response to the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida school shooting, which left 14 students and three faculty members dead. All 50 states had some type...
Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| As the University encounters storm after storm, many members of the community are wondering how exactly the administration are responding to the tumultuous weather. During the past several weeks, the University of Rhode Island has experienced several nor’easters, which have resulted in large amounts of rain,...

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