The path less traveled

Photo courtesy of Dominic DeFilipi | URI students enjoy their symmer vacation abroad. Contact the International Center for more information on how you can spend your summer in a new country. While the end of...

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...

URI continues to improve upon housing options

The Department of Housing and Residential Life has been making extensive improvements and renovations over the past 15 years to residence halls at the University of Rhode Island. The department hopes that with these...

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...

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...

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...

Alumna, life coach visits campus to give back, inspire

Photo Contributed by Regina Bell. (Left) Regina Bell (Right) Alexa O’Rourke. Alexa O’Rourke, a 2012 graduate from the University of Rhode Island, spoke to current public relations’ students this past Friday, encouraging them to let...

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...

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...

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...

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