Laura Weick

Laura Weick
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Working on the editorial team of the Cigar built my experience as a reporter and helps me gain experience as a leader in a professional setting. Journalism has also helped me open up to people on a professional, personal and social level, and in return, I will use it to illustrate the possibilities of the world to others.
The University of Rhode Island is currently celebrating its sixth annual Coming Out Week. Hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Center, celebration is held within the same week as National Coming Out Day. Observed each year on Oct. 11, National Coming Out Day encourages members of the LGTBQ+ community to...
The University of Rhode Island’s Department of English will begin to offer a creative writing option this semester. “The new creative writing option isn’t a creative writing minor, but an option within the English major.” Derek Nikitas said, assistant professor of creative writing and English department advisor. English majors are required...
The Kingston Emporium’s Cumberland Farms convenience store closed its doors for good this past Sunday after over 30 years of business. When asked why the popular store was closing, Cumberland Farms stated that "We are closing the store as we determined that, based on space and other requirements, we are...

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