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
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...
  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...
Assistant director for Audiovisual Production, Timothy Tierney, is set to retire on April 7 after 41 years of working for the University of Rhode Island. Tierney began his long career at URI when he was a student here in the early 70s. He was a student worker in the then...
Don’t double your trouble Arguably one of the hardest decisions one has to make at college is what you want to major in. Some people come in knowing what they want, others take a few years and some change constantly because there are too many options. College offers so many...
Assistant director for Audiovisual Production, Timothy Tierney, is set to retire on April 7 after 41 years of working for the University of Rhode Island. Tierney began his long career at URI when he was a student here in the early 70s. He was a student worker in the then...
Students at the University of Rhode Island helped raise more than $13,000 towards cancer research on Monday by shaving their heads in support of children with cancer. The second annual Brave the Shave event was put on by students and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Memorial Union. The St....

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