Professional relaxers go with the ‘Flow’ at URI

Over the last year and a half there has been a rise in students throwing projectiles, juggling and slacklining on the quad. This craze is owed to one of the fastest growing clubs at...

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...

WRIU DJ spotlight: Monica Conway

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Monica holds the position of RIU2 Program Director, along with hosting her show on 90.3 WRIU FM Thursdays 1-3 p.m.. Jamming out to the rock and alternative music she grew...

Where are the tampons on campus?

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| “While tampons may be purchased in the pharmacy or at the CVS in the Emporium, they are not regularly distributed on campus through the departments that routinely give out...

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...

Student honors project brings new vegan cookbook

Photo courtesy of Haley Cidarholm |  Homemade vegan chickpea salad sandwich. Being a vegan for five years now, Haley Cedarholm wanted to incorporate her passion for veganism into her Honors project by creating a cookbook. She...

New Student Organization Coming Fall 2018: URI Women in STEM

A brand new student organization is coming to campus this fall for women interested in science, technology, engineering and other related fields, called the URI Women in STEM Club. Sexism against women pursuing STEM professions...

Former EPA administrator named commencement speaker

Photo courtesy of Alex Wong On April 9, the University of Rhode Island announced that former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Regina “Gina” McCarthy, will be the 2018 undergraduate commencement speaker. A New England native,...

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...

Mindful Moments gives students clarity

From an early age society has taught us to be mindful; mindful of our actions, mindful of our words, mindful of others’ feelings and even to mind our manners. Through a self-aware lens, we...

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