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.
It’s that time of the semester again: course selection. Thinking back to last year, my senior year of high school, I dreamed about this. I was so excited to be where I am now, picking my classes. A year ago, I was almost positive I wanted to be a journalism...
Students, who often do not understand their rights during encounters with campus police and campus security, “have the same rights as anywhere else,” said University of Rhode Island Director of Public Safety Stephen Baker. Officers need to be convinced and have probable cause to stop someone and search them in...
The University of Rhode Island’s latest construction project is right on schedule, according to Dr. Bill Euler, Chemistry Department chair. “It’s been going along quite well,” he said. The Center for Chemical and Forensic Science is set to open to students in the fall of 2016. Euler projects that “ occupancy...
According to a New York Times article released in May, more than 40 percent of American students who enroll in four-year universities have not finished their degree within six years, a staggering number considering almost 70 percent of high school graduates choose to go to a four year college. But...

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