Opinion: Coming to terms with my useless general business degree

  It’s probably common knowledge to most, but for those as clueless as I was: certain majors are respected more than others, and some are hardly valued at all. People like to believe they’re better...

Letter to the editor: To Generate False Support, URI Manipulates Your Answers

Submitted by Sam Foer URI brags that 63% of survey respondents support a campus-wide “tobacco-ban,” however, that survey and statistic is very misleading. The survey was created by the URI Tobacco-Free Committee, which manipulated the...

Letter to the editor: From the president of SOLC

I am writing in response to the satirical “article” published last week for two reasons – as a concerned student, as well as the president of the student organization who was publicly mocked in...

Never be afraid to follow your passion

Sam Murray - Senior Farewell Being asked to decide what you want to do for the rest of your life at the age of 18 is bizarre. Essentially, we have four years to decide how...

A Foodie’s first taste: Krazy Fusion Cafe

The Kingston Emporium, just on the edge of the University of Rhode Island’s campus, has a new offering in its lineup of quick service and casual dining: the Krazy Fusion Cafe. On first glance, the...

Letter to the editor: Clarifying the Malpractice of Student Senate

Submission by Sam Foer Last week the Cigar published an article with some false and misleading information about Student Senate’s practices and policies. I write to clarify Senate’s problematic practices and their actual regulations, which...

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...

Foodies First Taste: Davo’s

Photo by Laura Weick |CIGAR| A new restaurant in town, Davo’s offers students another option for their loved calzones. When I first heard that a restaurant specializing in calzones called Davo’s Calzones and Wraps would be...

Living off-campus as a freshman

In high school, I dreamed of living on-campus during college. I couldn’t wait to meet my roommate who would become my best friend, participate in on-campus traditions and experience what would be considered the...