Music piracy: right or wrong?

In the digital age, we have become used to having everything right at our finger-tips; the advances that mobile phone technologies have made in the past decade are astounding. Personal computers and laptops are something...

Letters to the Editor: Student Senate reflects on sexual assault column

Dear University Community, As members of the University of Rhode Island Student Senate, we commit ourselves to preventing sexual violence here at this institution. We value and uphold the cornerstones of our University: to defend...

‘I will not go quietly into the night’

Photo courtesy of Caitlyn Picard |CIGAR| Caitlyn Picard - Senior Farewell I never thought that I would be a journalist. It was never even an idea on my radar when I was younger. It wasn’t until...

I survived: My first collegiate week

I am proud to say that I have made it through my first week as a freshman at the University of Rhode Island! I am exhausted and exhilarated, slightly homesick, but ready for more...

Column: How progressive is URI?

Measuring the progress of any place can be challenging because there is no definitive procedure and the topic can cover a wide range of social, economic and political issues. Social surveys and statistics can...

How to “jailbreak Netflix” to get a wider selection

  Are you sick of the limited selection of Netflix? Sure, we have plenty of TV series to watch like The Walking Dead, The Black list and Grey’s Anatomy. (Personally I’m currently watching Scrubs). But...

Students discuss safer drug use at concerts and festivals

Students for Sensible Drug Policy, known around campus as SSDP, hosted a discussion on “Sensible Drug Use at Shows and Festivals” on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The event, which took place in the gallery of...

Butting Heads: Single major or double major?

Don’t double your trouble Arguably one of the hardest decisions one has to make at college is what you want to major in. Some people come in knowing what they want, others take a few...

How I feel voting as a woman in this election

Two weeks ago, I didn’t cast my absentee ballot in favor of Donald Trump. Part of the reason was definitely because he is a man. Go ahead, respond. Tell me that it’s stupid and irresponsible...

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...