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...

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...

An inside look into Beaupre’s newest laser lab

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Development of the laser lab has been successful with help from grad students and an amazing team. In September 2017, the department of chemistry welcomed Dugan Hayes to the team;...

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...

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...

Living off campus with pets

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|  Many college students consider adopting a furry or scaly friend to give them company. But are University of Rhode Island students prepared financially and emotionally for the responsibility of a...

Pharmacy building now Paramaz Avedisian Hall

On Oct. 16, the University of Rhode Island celebrated a dedication ceremony for the naming of the pharmacy building, now known as the Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall. In the past two years, there have been...

J Time recap

From April 9 to April 23,  Hillel held 11 events that made up the club’s annual “J Time.” J Time is a two week commemoration and celebration of Jewish Life. According to Yaniv Havusha, director...

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