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In the final meeting of the academic year, Student Senate passed the Campus Affairs Chair, Kelly Watka’s bill to hold a public student forum regarding the University’s parking issues. The resolution demands “that the University of Rhode Island’s Transportation and Parking Services hold a proper public forum no later...
In the final meeting of the academic year, Student Senate passed the Campus Affairs Chair, Kelly Watka’s bill to hold a public student forum regarding the University’s parking issues. The resolution demands “that the University of Rhode Island’s Transportation and Parking Services hold a proper public forum no later...
By Oluwatona Campbell and Jourdan Miller On April 3, Vancouver DJ and producer, DJ Critical Hype released a 23-track Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre mashup mixtape titled "The DAMN. Chronic.” The title of Hype’s mixtape is a moniker of Kendrick Lamar’s 2016, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winning, album "DAMN." and...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College will face a roughly two...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| Flat Waves takes their leave, a new calzone restaurant opens in its place A new restaurant will be opening in the Emporium, taking the space of Flat Waves who quietly closed down late last month. David Armenakian purchased the location and renovated it to start his own new...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students play soccer with a twist--they must remain upright in inflatable bubbles. The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Recreation brought a free bubble soccer tournament to adventurous students on April 7 on the North Fields. The premise of bubble soccer is much like it sounds. Teams compete...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoy the event's food and special cultural tables.  On March 25, at 6:30 p.m., members of the University of Rhode Island’s Persian community held an event in the Memorial Union Ballroom to celebrate the Persian New Year, or Nowruz. This is the second year that...
Lawmakers and students can agree that the cost of higher education has increased considerably in the last two decades. According to the College Board 2017 Pricing Report, since the year 1988 the cost of higher education has increased 213 percent. Rhode Island Rep. Joseph McNarmara of Cranston and Warwick introduced a...
Photo by Kristina |CIGAR| In the last few years 3-D printing has become more cost effective and precise. The advancement in 3-D printing technology has encouraged a school of thought that proves this technology has the potential to completely revolutionize medicine, improve manufacturing and change our relationship with technology. To...
Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| Students enjoying meals at Mainfare and Butterfield are concerned their song choices are being censored. Administrators filter explicit song selections At both of the dining halls on campus at the University of Rhode Island, students are able to use an application called RockBot to request music over...

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