Julia Moro

Julia Moro
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Julia is a sophomore journalism and political science double major from Long Island, New York. She has worked for the Cigar since her first semester at URI as a staff reporter and now holds the position of News Editor. Email: julia_moro@my.uri.edu
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...
By: Lianna Blakeman and Julia Moro Never would we have imagined that we would find ourselves on a stage in front of over 100 people questioning the future Rhode Island governor and United States senator. As simple student journalists, we typically go about our days staying informed of University of...
The University of Rhode Island encouraged students and community members to engage in dialogue about mental health at the third annual Fresh Check Day event held on the Quadrangle yesterday. University College, the Counseling Center, Health Services and the Psychological Consultation Center all co-sponsored the event and were...
At the University of Rhode Island the P.L.E.A.S.E program has been presenting to URI 101 classes about relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking for the past 12 years. The group is located within the Women’s Center, and is made up of volunteers. Racine Amos, the coordinator of Violence Prevention...

Police Beat 9/19 – 9/26

Photo by Anna Meassick Wednesday, Sept. 19 At 10:34 a.m., a medical emergency was called into the station at the Potter Building (Health Services) on Butterfield Road. The person was transported to the hospital after complaints of chest pains. At 5:23 p.m., a call regarding harassment was made at Ellery Hall....
Using the University of Rhode Island’s Inner Space Center, NASA and the Graduate School of Oceanography are working together to explore the Pacific Ocean in hopes to search for life in space. The Inner Space Center is an international hub for ocean exploration and education. They conduct telepresence-enabled ocean...
A humanities symposium will be held on Sept. 14 at the Paff Auditorium in Providence, bringing together people of the public, students and scholars to talk about student-led protests as an important player in society. There will be three different panels throughout the day, which will all include remarks...
The pressure of trying to get a summer internship can be incredibly intimidating for some students and many don’t even know where to start. Some students don’t even care enough to have an unpaid internship and want to make money over the summer instead. I’m here to tell you...
On Thursday, April 26, the fourth annual “Take Back The Night” event will be held at the University of Rhode Island, hosted by the Women’s Center, the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services (VPAS) and P.L.E.A.S.E program. Take Back The Night is a historic event that started with the 1960s...

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