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...

Custodial profile: Meet Kerri Dugan

For the past nine years, Kerri Dugan’s typical day as a University of Rhode Island housekeeper starts between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., cleaning the second and third floors of Weldin Hall. On one...

Art Student Profile: Unifying nature and humanity

  While many students and artists alike may stray from conflict, one student at the University of Rhode Island uses it to enhance her work. Senior art major Amanda Perry is a printmaker and a painter,...

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...

Ryan Institute makes name in neuroscience world

Thanks to the largest gift in the University of Rhode Island’s history, courtesy of Tom and Cathy Ryan, the George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience has the ability to pioneer in the research...

Wilson priming for start of URI career

Although the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball season has not officially started, freshman Charise Wilson is already creating a buzz. The 5-foot-5 point guard from West Babylon, New York, was a big score for...

Police profile: meet Officer Sheldon

  The University of Rhode Island’s prosecution officer uses her role on the force to help students, both during and after the incidents that lead them to her. Debbie Sheldon has worked as an officer for...

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...

Why did you come to URI?

Although 56 percent of the University of Rhode Island’s students are from Rhode Island, the rest of the population chose Kingston, R.I. as their home away from home for certain reasons. Their decisions vary...

Training to educate, understand

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| With a world full of misconceptions, the Gender and Sexuality Center is hoping to bring students together to learn about the LGBTQ+ community. Safe Zone is a training workshop that is...

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