Letter from the editor: On going a little viral

It feels a bit like we broke the Internet this week.  And we didn’t even have to show some skin. Last Thursday afternoon, the texts I was receiving from my staff regarding a feature we...

Women’s volleyball off to undefeated start

The Univeristy of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team is enjoying its fourth 7-0 start in the last 34 years, and though it is early in the season, it is hard not to get caught...

Letter to the Editor: Hey, Where’s Perry?

by Mikhala Bornstein, Phoebe Colvin Oehmig, Mikayla Hyman, and Arielle Liu It was 7 a.m. when we, 19 tired college students, reached our spots and plopped ourselves down along...

Paddleboard Yoga: Not for the Weak of Core

Tootell Aquatic Center offers alternative to traditional relaxation method I’d like to preface this opinion piece by saying I am not a physically active person. If you are like...

The Cigar’s guide to RI: Former governor embarrasses home state during debate

  The perfect summary of Lincoln Chafee’s run for the democratic nomination can be summed up with one out-of-context Hillary Clinton quote from Tuesday’s debate. “No.” Where does this come from? Chafee is polling near the bottom...

My search for faith: URI Hillel, Judaism

  This is the fifth installment of a semester-long series that documents my exploration of faith on the University of Rhode Island campus. The goal is to sit down with every religious community on campus...

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...

Black voting rights still not a necessary guarantee

It is with great distress that I find the dangerous illusion that I have held, asserting that my right to vote is guaranteed by not only the 15th Amendment but also the VRA, to...

Ethics Column: Letters of Recommendation

The Ethics Column Is Back! Our purpose is to raise dilemmas of concern to students, faculty and administration and invite response. Our goal is to offer encouragement and support for members of the community to enhance...

Column: Generational gap affects race

  Racism, as an institution and as a social issue, can often seem intractable. Looking to the past for a solution is futile; no society in human history has been able to overcome it. In...

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