Think peace, we do

There are many paths for people to take after college and one of those is to join the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program that offers assistance to people living outside of...

URI student finds passion in teaching exercise

The daily routine for one student at the University of Rhode Island may be a little different from the rest, in the least, it’s more active. In the free time Lily von der Lieth, junior,...

Caught Stealing: Softball player aims to become a State Trooper

There is a serious chance that if you steal on freshman softball catcher Bri Castro you will get caught. There is also a serious chance that if she catches you stealing four years from...

New restaurant opens, offers rooftop dining

A comfortable and unique restaurant overlooking Narragansett Town Beach, Chair 5 recently opened in The Break Hotel on Ocean Road on June 29. The Break Hotel, which opened on June 19, is a completely new...

Class uses the Cigar as teaching material

The University of Rhode Island offers a class that utilizes The Good Five Cent Cigar newspaper utilized as a teaching instrument throughout its lessons. The class, PRS 320 Strategic Media Relations, is a required...

Family owned B&B located on campus

Photos by Kayla Michaud | CIGAR | The Sheppard’s Campus B&B is located on Campus Ave. Below: The inn contains accommodations such as quaint bedrooms and comfortable reading rooms. The University of Rhode Island’s campus includes a...

Tour Guide program looks for best

Now that the University of Rhode Island’s tour guide application deadline has passed and the interview process has begun, students are left to wonder whether they will be one of the select few hired...

New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

If you walk into the HUB at the Language and Learning Resource Center located in Swan Hall room 301 this year and see a fresh new face, you can bet its Tony Balko. Balko,...

Student from Ghana revisits past and plans for future

In 2003, at 8 years old, Edwin Sam packed up a childhood in Ghana, Africa, and moved to Rhode Island with his older siblings. Now a junior computer science major at the University of...

URI Events reflects on formation, progress

Approximately one year after its formation, URI Events sets an example for all students that any obstacle can be overcome with the right combination of determination and drive. Created as a media-focused organization that helps...

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