Column: The hardest article I’ve ever written

It’s not easy dealing with life after suffering from a mass shooting. I am just one of many Jewish students here at the University of Rhode Island, and the events that occurred this past...

10 things to do on Friday nights when you’re bored and there’s nothing going...

We’ve all been there, it’s a Friday night and you and your friends cannot think of anything to do. There are no parties going on, the gym is closed, you don’t want to do...

What I learned from covering two debates within one week

The last ten days or so have seen the University of Rhode Island Kingston campus more political than usual, playing host to a gubernatorial debate on Monday the 15th and a senatorial debate on...

Pundit Pandamonium: Who won the governor’s debate?

To put it briefly: no one particularly stood out to me as a debater. I felt that none of the candidates presented the charisma or political chops to really impress voters. But if I...

Column: What’s behind that closed door?

Photo courtesy of Stone Freeman It's very cliché and quite honestly said too much. But, you just don’t know what happens behind closed doors. Unless you open the door. Take this as me opening my...

Press release from Student Senate

September 28th, 2018 Dear Constituents, The University of Rhode Island Student Senate (Senate) is currently involved in discussions regarding the manner in which student organizations are funded and the matters for which they may not be...

Column: News is back and better than ever

Thank you, Donald Trump. Thank you for bring news back to the forefront of the minds of the American people, for revitalizing print newspapers at a time they were dying and for giving reporters...

Letter to the Editor: Sam Foer

On Thursday, September 20th, three members including Allison Lantagne, Jay Rumas, and myself from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of URI presented in front of Faculty Senate. Our cause: to work with Faculty...

Column: To fix parking woes, change pricing and build more housing

A student parking lot at peak utilization (10 am). Photo by Andy Boardman URI commuters hate parking. As the Cigar has frequently chronicled, students are discontent with nearly every aspect of finding spots to leave...

Column: Interning reminded me of the good in politics

Photo by Mary Lind | The Rhode Island State House. When I was in the fourth grade, I wanted to be a lawyer. I watched the news every day with my parents and pretended to...