‘Dominate the Day’

Photo courtesy of the Dominate the Day Foundation Former URI student athlete's legacy lives on A non-profit foundation has been founded to honor the legacy of Jordan Sebastian, a former University of Rhode Island student and...

First RhodyThon smashes records, raises thousands for Hasbro

Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| RhodyThon crushes previous records, raises thousands of dollars for children Students at the University of Rhode Island made national headlines over the weekend as they succeeded in raising $147,903.28 for the...

‘Hookup culture’: dating as a 21st-century student

Google defines hookup culture as “one that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, which focus on physical pleasure without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment.” In recent...

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...

Meet URI’s newest Truman Scholar

Photo courtesy of Kathleen Maher Meet URI’s newest Truman scholar University of Rhode Island junior Andy Boardman has been awarded the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that is given to college juniors across the country. The award...

Bumble more than just for dating

Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections...

Her Time: URI students march for women’s rights

By Kayla Michaud and Laura Weick Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students take part in the University’s first ever “Her Time” march. On Monday, March 19, several University of Rhode Island organizations and students participated in a...

Make the jump from URI to Brown: the URI-Brown Early Identification Program

Rhode Island students on the pre-med track have an impressive program available to them, the URI-Brown Early Identification Program. The program is open to college students who are Rhode Island residents, have graduated from...

‘Starfish’ offers new approach for University advising

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|”However, many students on campus are unsure of what exactly the new system does.” The University of Rhode Island has begun using a new system called Starfish for various tasks with...

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...

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