Caitlyn Picard

Caitlyn Picard
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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
University of Rhode Island students are working on creating and developing prosthetic limbs for amputees in Columbia. Thanks to a $25,000 federal grant through the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program, four URI students are getting the opportunity to design and develop prosthetic limbs. The idea for the project came through...
The University of Rhode Island Peers Leading Educating and Supporting Everyone (PLEASE)  group will hold its fourth annual Take Back the Night event Thursday, April 27. Take Back the Night is a nationally recognized event, which originated the ‘70s alongside the feminist movement. The event takes place in three parts, from...
URI celebrates Earth Day on the Quad April 22 is Earth Day around the world, but the University of Rhode Island celebrated it with Earth Day on the Quadrangle Wednesday, April 19. Student Action for Sustainability hosts Earth Day on the Quad every year. Their president, Morgan Anthony, said it’s for...
To make the campus more sustainable, 193 Degrees Coffeehouse has implemented new ways to be eco-friendly over the past year and a half. Super-senior environmental science major, and the Event and Environmental Coordinator, Jarrod Holgate, started the projects in fall of 2015. He and a friend would collect the coffee...
There are many paths for people to take after college and one of those is to join the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program that offers assistance to people living outside of the United States. The University of Rhode Island offers a Peace Corp Prep Program that...
Throughout the years students have become increasingly concerned over the University of Rhode Island Dining Services’s use of the hand scanners before entering the dining halls. Many students are concerned over the health implications of touching the surfaces and do not think about any privacy violations.   In her class,...
MWF is the way to go Allie Lewis I’d rather go to class one more day a week than sit in a lecture for an hour and 15 minutes. By the time I’m 45 minutes into a Tuesday/Thursday lecture, I spend most of the remaining time reassuring myself that it’s almost...
The University of Rhode Island is undoubtedly a beautiful place, but it has been revealed that there is a duplicate campus the school uses to stage photo-ops and tours for VIP guests. A college campus is an ever-changing place. With over 16,000 students, many things can happen that the administration...
The University of Rhode Island Roosevelt Hall’s renovation project was supposed to be completed by the fall 2016. However, anyone who has walked past that building knows that the project is almost a full semester behind. According to some of the construction workers, this is because there has been...
  A University of Rhode Island senior, professor and unaffiliated researcher are conducting a sexuality research project focusing on students at the university. Elizabeth Miceli, a senior human development and family studies major with a psychology minor, is conducting the research along with the principle investigator Gretchen Blycker, a professor and...

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