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) Edward Donovan, Congressman Jim Langevin, Jessica Daltorio and Professor Louis Fosu had a sit down meeting to discuss oppression in Tibet. | Photo courtesy of Louis Fosu. Last Thursday, two University of Rhode Island students had a sit-down meeting with U.S....
I have never felt unsafe in an Uber ride before. I’ve always felt as though Uber was the most reliable form of transportation, especially around college campuses. Until recently, every ride I’ve experienced has been safe and reliable and the drivers have always been friendly. However, this...
A previous professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island criticized people from Nebraska over Twitter after the state experienced severe flooding. George A. Kenna PhD, an assistant adjunct professor hired in 2003, tweeted numerous times that Nebraskans are uneducated and that...
The chaplain at the Catholic Center located on campus was removed. | Photo by Anna Meassick. by Andy Main, Julia Moro and Mary Lind The Catholic Center chaplain at the University of Rhode Island has been placed on administrative leave by...
Only a handful of buildings on campus provide a handicap entrance. | Photo by Anna Meassick Although many buildings at the University of Rhode Island do not have ramps or elevators, it is not safe to automatically assume that the campus is unaccessible for...
Documentaries have a unique way of shining a bright light on certain pressing issues in society. They present information in a way that the news media can’t, or shouldn’t- with emotion. This form of storytelling gives the viewer the feel of watching a movie, all while learning...

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Campus police welcomes new bomb-sniffing dog. Officer Bob Kenyon poses with Phender. Photo by Anna Meassick. As a reaction to bomb threats across the country, the University of Rhode Island police department has brought another explosive-detecting dog to the force.
(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....