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.
Dear Readers, To those that know me this comes as no surprise, but I disagree with President Donald Trump. We have different opinions on nearly everything it seems--which is a reflection of my views, not the Cigar’s--but last week, something interesting happened. I actually somewhat agreed with him. On...
Hope reigns supreme Yes, it may be older and yes, it might be smaller, but Mainfare Dining Hall, also known as “Hope,” is the far superior dining option at the University of Rhode Island.   Hope is best known, both famously and infamously, for its hours. No, it isn’t open...
Two students were arrested and one was injured during celebrations that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. Benjamin Schiffer, 19, a business major from New Hartford, Connecticut was arrested and charged with disorderly...
  Two students were arrested and one was injured during riots that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. The names of those arrested have not been released, but one officer confirmed that the injury...
          President David M. Dooley addressed the University of Rhode Island community on Monday in reply to Trump’s executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.         The order restricts refugee entrance to the United States for 120 days, and bars Syrian refugees indefinitely. The uncertainties...
President Nixon may have signed the Paris Peace Accords in 1972 to end the United States’s involvement in the Vietnam War, but a University of Rhode Island philosophy professor doesn’t attribute the end of the war to a treaty. “The Vietnam War would not have stopped without the protests,”...
According to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), the University of Rhode Island has policies in its student handbook that restrict free speech. In an email sent to select students across 111 different public universities across the country, the organization “delivered a warning to public colleges and universities...
One University of Rhode Island senior realized that talking about race-related issues can be awkward for some. So instead, he draws them. But rather than depict racial tensions with actual people in real-life scenarios, Alex Jimenez uses food and humor to get his messages across. Ever since he was a...
Two weeks ago, I didn’t cast my absentee ballot in favor of Donald Trump. Part of the reason was definitely because he is a man. Go ahead, respond. Tell me that it’s stupid and irresponsible not to vote for a candidate based on gender. Tell me that I’m an anti-Trump...
The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to a statement released by the university. “Our office received a credible report indicating that an incident...

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