Julia Moro

Julia Moro
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Journalism is a passion of mine that I wish to pursue professionally once I graduate. Being able to write and put the news section together for the Cigar is an incredible learning opportunity that will help me achieve my professional goals.
(Left to right) Louis Fosu, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Ann Salzarulo-McGuigan, Chris Parisella. Reed was presented with a Harrington School of Communication and Media cap. Photo courtesy of Ann Salzarulo-McGuigan. The University of Rhode Island’s chapter of Amnesty International USA, a group focused...
A laptop thief wreaked havoc on students who left their laptops unattended in the library beginning in the fall semester of 2017, stealing the laptops to later sell. Photo by Autumn Walter. by Julia Moro and Mary Lind Providence residents Marquis...
by Leah Crowley and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island has recently received significant national recognition in multiple competitive academic areas, partially due to the unique programs offered on campus. URI ranked particularly high for two very notable scholarships....
Dr. Lobsand Sangay, Tibetan president-in-exile. Photo courtesy of Thupten Tendhar. The University of Rhode Island, along with Yale University, will be visited by Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the exiled president of Tibet on his “Thank you, America” event tour. Sangay, of...

Cardi B? Really?

Cardi B wins Grammy over Mac Miller Mac Miller was completely and utterly jipped Sunday night during the Grammys. Try to change my mind-- you can’t. Mac Miller was nominated for his first Grammy for best rap album. His last...
The four-volume series will explore the evolution of the 1,500-year-old institution A University of Rhode Island history professor will be leading an international team of experts that will publish a four-volume series on the evolution of the 1,500-year-old institution of the Catholic Church to...
Right from the get-go, “Sourpuss” descriptively pulls you into the world of a college student. To kick it off, senior Mallory Wahl sets the scene of party culture that every college student has encountered-- drunk frat guys. This is when the reader starts to get accustomed to...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Student Senate made the decision to change terms of student organization funding. Cigarlight story by Andrew Main and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island Student Senate has altered their policy on how student organizations receive funding following claims that their funding policies violated the First...
I had never heard of exit polls until my senior year of high school when I took Advanced Placement Government. Back then, I had a loose understanding of them and their importance. Now, I see the necessity. Exit polls are a way for journalists and political scientists to...
Photo by Autumn Walter | David Zirin took the stage at Edward’s Hall during the sixth honor colloquium of the semester to discuss the role gender plays in athletics. At the sixth honors colloquium Tuesday night, the lecturer, a New York Times bestselling author, said that toxic masculinity in sports...