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Last Thursday, April 4, the Good Five Cent Cigar published a satirical edition of our newspaper titled the “Bad 5 Dollar Vape.” In that edition, the article “Senate president jumps off clocktower” was published on the front page. In doing so, the organization displayed gross insensitivity and a severe...
We’d like to apologize for our recent publication of “Senate president jumps off union clock tower” in our satire edition.  It  was deeply insensitive and a poor lapse of judgement on behalf of the organization.  It was never the Cigar’s intention to make light of serious mental health issues,...
University of Rhode Island Police Lt. Michael Chalek thought he was going to have an easy night after the first half of the Super Bowl, when the New England Patriots were down 28-3. He was wrong. Chalek told the Cigar around midnight on Sunday that he could confirm reports...
Colin Howarth-Tune in today to catch Rhode Island I play the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6:30 p.m. Or don’t. It will be a pretty boring game. UMass is bad. This is a team that went on a seven-game losing streak and lost to Fordham twice in the same...
  Dear Editor, As the residents of Narragansett “try to get their town back,” they should keep in mind that it is a team effort.  As Brianna Montecalvo, the Student Senate External Affairs chair said in the article, “Student/resident relations evolve ‘down the line’,” students and residents need to work on...
(This is in response to the article http://rhodycigar.com/2015/10/10/two-football-players-arrested-for-fighting/. The information on what President Dooley has said about this situation comes from the article http://ripr.org/post/uri-president-david-dooley-campus-violence.) Dear Editor,         Broken noses. Fractured jaw. Fractured arm. These are just a few of the injuries sustained by Chi Phi brothers after members of the...
Dear Editor, I came across a rather inconvenient situation last week while in search for a text that is mandatory for one of my courses. There was an issue with the shipment of this text; Therefore, I went to the university library in hope for some guidance of obtaining a...
Researchers in Dr. Kathleen Melanson’s Energy Balance Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island study a crucial area of research that examines eating rate and healthy dietary habits. Currently over 60 percent of the US population is overweight or obese. There are hundreds of strategies designed to help people lose...
On Wednesday October 28, University of Rhode Island Part-Time Faculty Union President Ed Inman was joined by URI part-time faculty members, labor leaders, community activists, and students to present a petition to President Dooley. The petition calls for President Dooley to take action and remedy the employment status of...
For any college, it is important to create a visually pleasing campus as well as one that functions to help students learn and eventually graduate with degrees of their own. Doing that requires a massive effort from a team of dedicated maintenance workers in order to maintain a large...

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