‘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...

P.L.E.A.S.E. hosts annual ‘Take Back the Week’ for sexual assault awareness month

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Women’s Center and the Peers Learning Educating and Supporting Everyone (P.L.E.A.S.E) will be holding events the week of April 23 to April 27. For those who are...

Sophomores pilot entrepreneurial app at URI

Photo courtesy of www.kanu.us | The Kanu app allows students to post tasks which can then be completed by fellow students for payment. Last October, two sophomores at the University of Rhode Island began working...

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...

Students gain experience at Peckham Farm

Students at the University of Rhode Island are able to prepare themselves for a future in animal veterinary science careers thanks to resources like Peckham Farm. Peckham Farm is located right next to URI’s Kingston...

URI Students compete in local singing competition: Wakefield Idol

Photo by Stefanie Erickson |CIGAR| A winner was finally declared after 64 singers competed for a top prize of $1500 in a karaoke-style singing competition the past couple months. Wakefield Idol has now finished its fifth...

URI Senior crowned Miss Rhode Island

Photo courtesy of Caitlin O'Neill Miss Rhode Island North America was crowned and she walks amongst the class of 2018. Caitlin O’Neill, 22, won the heart of the judges and the title of Miss Rhode...

A discussion with Athletic Director, Thorr Bjorn

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| “I want every student athlete to leave here with their degrees and the opportunity to earn a championship.”   Q: What does your job entail? A: “I am the Director of Athletics… and...

Police Profile: meet Officers McCabe and DeTroia

The University of Rhode Island’s Community Resource Officers use their skills and their ages to help them handle situations on campus. Michael McCabe and Nicholas DeTroia are two officers for the University of Rhode...

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