Theresa Brown

Theresa Brown
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Theresa is a sophomore journalism, writing & rhetoric and Italian student. She has been writing for the Good Five Cent Cigar since her first semester of freshman year. She is a sister of Chi Omega and in her free time, she loves to read, craft and hang out with all of the amazing friends she met through the Cigar and her sorority. Email: theresa_brown@my.uri.edu Twitter: _browntheresa
Photos courtesy of Emma Gauthier After a week full of new experiences and adventures, ten students experienced what living a vastly different life was like for a week in Cuba. This year's Winter J-Term trip to Cuba was like no other. With trips to places such as Havana and Viñuales,...
With climate change being such a prominent and debated issue both on the University of Rhode Island’s campus and within the state, a new student group, Students for a Fossil Free RI, have formed to allow students to learn, voice their opinions and work to eliminate some of the...
After receiving a degree in communication studies and minors in journalism and writing less than a year ago, University of Rhode Island alumna Sharla Geremia is off to great places. With many opportunities to use the skills that she acquired on campus, Geremia took a job with the Boston Bruins...
The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, held from November 1st to the 4th gave two URI students the opportunity to present their research as well as open doors to graduate and Ph.D. programs. The conference, held in Phoenix, Arizona, was the goal at the end of countless experiments,...
Lianna Blakeman and Theresa Brown News Editor and Contributing News Reporter This semester marks the beginning of the new residential curriculum that has been implemented in all residential halls across the University of Rhode Island campus. While this is a typical thing in other institutions, this is the first time a...
University Pulse Media, a new media company started off with a bang this semester, giving students access to free food and information about events throughout the University. The company was started by senior marketing student, Connor Flynn, who said he had the idea while working on another media opportunity. Having...
National Day on Writing took on a huge presence at the University of Rhode Island campus on Friday, Oct. 20. With many events all around campus, the University expressed the importance of writing in all ways, shapes and sizes. This was the first celebration at URI for this national day...
Students at the University of Rhode Island cannot all pay the price of making responsible decisions. With Uber surcharges during popular nights of the week, getting home safely can be expensive. Uber states the right to charge more when rides are in high demand. According to Uber’s website, “in these...
This year’s January-Term trip to Cuba is a unique opportunity for students to learn and experience the very different lives of those living in the country. With a focus on political science and economics, the trip explores the differences in society between the United States and Cuba. Exploring the differences...
If you’ve been in the union at all this week, you may have noticed some out of the ordinary visitors hard at work. Tibetan Buddhist monks began working on a mandala sand painting on Monday, carefully placing millions of grains of sand.  The entire process is composed of six steps...

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