Emma Gauthier

Emma Gauthier
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Emma is a senior journalism and English double major with a minor in political science from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She has worked for the Cigar since her first semester at URI as a staff reporter, then web editor, news editor and finally Editor in Chief. Emma also edits for the URI research magazine, Momentum, and hopes to find a career in political reporting upon her graduation in May.
Emma Gauthier - Senior Farewell I’ve spent the past week wondering how I’m going to say goodbye to the organization that shaped the course of my college career. I could fill 16 pages with the stories I’ve accrued over my four years as a member of the Good Five Cent...
Photo by Lianna Blakeman |CIGAR| With further independent research into a recent campus safety study, the legitimacy of URI’s ranking is being called into question. By Emma Gauthier and Samuel Murray  According to a study published by the National Council for Home Safety and Security on alarms.org, the University of Rhode Island...
For the past four years, the fabric of my college experience has been interwoven with the momentum of the Good 5 Cent Cigar. Every semester when I built my schedule I knew I needed my classes to end on Wednesday before 6 p.m. so I could be in the...
Three weeks ago, when we ran Kelsey Santmyer’s column about her rape, I never expected the positive reactions we received from the University of Rhode Island community. I was in awe at the overwhelming support Kelsey received in the column’s aftermath. URI community members held a rally that packed...
By Emma Gauthier and Allie Lewis  Sexual assault is an ongoing and pervasive epidemic happening at college campuses across the country - and the University of Rhode Island is not immune. According to the University’s 2015 Clery Report, there were six reported sexual assaults on campus. Many instances of sexual...
Students, don’t disregard your general education requirements. A secretarial class turned into the necessary skills Dr. Jane Goodall, primatologist, conservationist and renowned animal behavior expert, needed to secure the job that would kickstart her career and allow her to study primates in the wild. Tuesday night, Goodall addressed a...
In 1975, in-state tuition at the University of Rhode Island was less than $1,000. The drinking age was 18, and the University boasted three on-campus bars, one dining hall, only a few residence halls and Chafee was the newest building on campus. It was the year that Warwick native...
In the fall of 2014, Yik Yak, the popular app geared to universities and their surrounding areas, exploded in popularity. Used by thousands of students, the app allows users to post thoughts, questions, happenings and musings, for the campus to see. It resembled an anonymous twitter feed, limited to...
Living on campus: actually pretty lit Emma Gauthier From Weldin to Burnside to Garrahy, I can confidently say I enjoyed living on campus. I know what you’re thinking, “don’t you have to deal with Resident Advisers, room inspections, roommates, and 3 a.m. fire drills?” Yes. But the benefits to living...
All-nighters: stressful but necessary For a master procrastinator, like myself, nothing beats pulling an all-nighter to focus on finishing assignments. I know some people value a good night’s sleep before a big project or an exam, but I’m absolutely the most productive from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. I’m someone...

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