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
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Officers are trained to 'do what they have to do' to keep URI safe In today’s society, shootings or potential bombings are a real possibility and at the University of Rhode Island, it is important to know what procedures are in place to combat these threats....
Student Senate discussed the recognition status of three groups on Wednesday night. The first organization was the Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC), secondly the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and lastly The Good Five Cent Cigar. Senate also voted on the budgeting of all organizations on campus.   SOLC is...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| With a world full of misconceptions, the Gender and Sexuality Center is hoping to bring students together to learn about the LGBTQ+ community. Safe Zone is a training workshop that is provided by the Gender and Sexuality Center on campus that dedicates time to educating people...
Four University of Rhode Island unfunded student organizations, Bridge USA, Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), College Democrats and College Republicans have formed a coalition to change the current bylaws within Student Senate and how they recognize organizations on campus. The coalition came together because of their collective...
Photo by Kristina Erickson|CIGAR| Students have already shown great upset at the fact that “Hempfest” has been cancelled for the first time in over 10 years. After 10 years, the annual Hempfest event organized by Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) will no longer be held because of defunding by Student...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate is currently dealing with an unprecedented conflict of interest during the primary presidential election. Student presidential candidate Adriana Wilding and her vice president running mate Abdulwhab Alquirtas were disqualified from the election per the appeal of an Elections Committee ruling. This matter...
This year, the University of Rhode Island will be hosting a hackathon focusing on water quality issues and developing solutions to educating the public on their water supply. URI has been hosting hackathons every year put on by the Startup Program/Accelerator/ Resource Center (SPARC). This group helps startups and...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate started off the meeting Wednesday night by approving a bill that gave a contingency grant to the Powerlifting team for their collegiate nationals competition. The team came in to talk about the event they will be attending. The President of the team,...
At the Student Senate meeting Wednesday night, multiple representatives announced their candidacy for President and Vice President. The first representatives to do so were Sam King, the current Finance Chair, and Kelly Watka, the newly elected Campus Chair. King, the hopeful president, spoke first about what traits embody a...
Photo by Autumn Walter Last November Mary Brennan, the recycling and solid waste coordinator for the University of Rhode Island, sent a mailing to inform faculty and students that shredded paper is no longer accepted as a recyclable and cannot be put in the skip bin hire on campus. This...

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