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
The Student Senate voted to recognize NESA as an unfunded student organization. This club says they meet twice a week to help members practice for competitions. The competitions are once a year and they include colleges from the north east region. They have won this competition once, two years...
Tuesday, Oct. 10 At 12:13 a.m. there was a medical emergency at Barlow Hall on Campus Avenue. An escort by the police was needed. At 5:55 a.m. a fire alarm went off at Frat Circle. No action was required. At 1:40 p.m. there was a report of larceny East Farm. Allegedly, wood...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate inducted new senators at their meeting on Wednesday night. Following the election that was held earlier in the semester, the bill to confirm the Fall 2017 election results was voted on and approved. However, before the vote, the bill had to be changed...
Wednesday, Oct. 4 At 7:09 p.m. there was an animal complaint on Lippitt Road. There was an injured bird and assistance was rendered. At 2:08 p.m. there was a medical emergency on Lower College Road. Transportation to the hospital was necessary. At 4:20 p.m. a motor vehicle accident took place on...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate voted on two bills Wednesday night. The first was to recognize Artists Striving to End Poverty as an unfunded organization. Their goal is to help the community through art, music and visual art. They also hold open mics and accept donations for...
Thursday, Sept. 28 At 10:54 a.m. an alarm went off on Lippitt road notifying the police of a burglary. There was no action required by the police. At 3:40 p.m. police were called for assistance at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Upper College Road and Fortin Road. A...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate voted to give $1,010 to the Fencing Club. It was the first contingency grant of the academic year. The money will be used to buy a new piece of equipment. Unlike other groups on campus, the Fencing Club is handling the majority of...

Student Senate 9/26

University of Rhode Island Student Senate recognized Women’s Republic, Bridge USA and Chabad URI as official organizations at their weekly meeting. Women’s Republic, an online feminist magazine, was represented by their secretary, and  came to elaborate on the online magazine. She said that they focus on spreading information regarding...
Manager of Parking and Transportation Services, Joe Paradise, came to introduce himself to the Student Senate, as well as to clarify some differences and continuities in the parking policy. One of the many topics of discussion was a potential change to the shuttle system. Paradise relayed that RIPTA is...
The Student Senate discussed the possibility of recognizing Columbus day as Indigenous People’s Day on campus. This bill, known as the Columbus Bill, was unanimously recognized as a necessity to promote equality. The vote for this bill will take place next meeting. However, a discussion arose on the Senate floor...

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