Full Ride to Australia

Photo by Stefanie Erickson |CIGAR| Students at URI are lucky to have opportunities to travel abroad. Sophomore Katie Sause will be studying abroad in Australia this summer with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) on a full...

Mario Karts: putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

The University of Rhode Island acapella group, Rhody Rhapsodies put the ‘fun’ in fundraising on Saturday, April 14 with a Mario Kart tournament fundraiser. The tournament was played on the Nintendo Switch and began at...

Chill out with Flow

On April 22, 2018, Flow, an expression-based club, will be hosting the first ever “Flow Fest” at the University of Rhode Island. President and founder of URI Flow, Scott Botelho, explained that URI Students...

First Annual Sustainability Summit Coming to URI

The University of Rhode Island’s first annual Sustainability Summit will take place this coming Saturday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Galanti Lounge of the Robert L. Carothers Library. This...

WRIU Radiothon

Photo courtesy of WRIU In the spirit of spring, WRIU’s annual Radiothon kicks off the final stretch of the semester starting April 8 through April 15. Every year around early April, the station fundraises through...

Senior’s Honors project promotes mental health awareness

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoyed booths and food trucks all in efforts to spread awareness and knowledge about mental health on the Quadrangle. On Wednesday, April 11 the University of Rhode Island hosted their...

Student, organizations honored for leaderhip

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students went through several rounds of applications and interviews in order to determine this year’s A. Robert Rainville student leadership awards. In its 30th year, the award honors students for...

Teaching beyond the typical classroom

Photo by Edward Kdonian |CIGAR| Both in and out of the classroom, Michael Urso demonstrates his love for teaching.  Upon entering the classroom, few students know more about their professors than what they may find on...

Bubble soccer: an inflatable take on a classic sport

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...

Not your average gen-eds

By Theresa Brown and Laura Weick As students begin to register for classes for the Fall 2018 semester, students may wonder which classes they should take to fulfill their remaining general education requirements. In an...

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