Make the most of every situation

The University of Rhode Island was my absolute last choice school.  Unfortunately, it was the cheapest choice too, so from the moment I arrived on campus, I hated it. I would complain that it...

Column: The difference between journalists and journal-lists

It's impossible to check your social media without being bombarded by posts from various sites relating to your horoscope, your breakfast order, open letters to your best friends and thoughts you have while existing....

The science of the G-spot

We've all heard about the "g-spot" -- the female erogenous zone that some claim can induce intense pleasure. But what even is it? Ancient texts from thousands of years ago describe a mysterious area that...

Column: Halloween on a budget

Halloween is my favorite holiday because it’s the one time of year you can dress up and pretend to be someone else - or if you’re crazy like me, dress up seven days in...

From a commuters perspective

It was easy to take for granted living on campus. I was a 15 minute walk away from everything, I had groups of friends right down the hall and I could wake up 20...

Letter to the editor: URI’s treatment of the Football Team

(This is in response to the article http://rhodycigar.com/2015/10/10/two-football-players-arrested-for-fighting/. The information on what President Dooley has said about this situation comes from the article http://ripr.org/post/uri-president-david-dooley-campus-violence.) Dear Editor,         Broken noses. Fractured jaw. Fractured arm. These are...

Column: Tournament hopes for Rams possible, but could fade fast

The last time the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team made an appearance in the NCAA tournament was in 1999, and if they want to make the streak end this year, they have...

Give credit when credit’s due

For the University of Rhode Island football team, wins are few and far between, but the effort that both the coaches and the players show each day is comparable to that of a FCS...

How to make and stick to a budget

It’s getting to that point in the year where our wallets start to run dry. Sadly, for some, it’s like that year-round. For those who struggle with money to the point where you’re filling...

Enrollment holds: How to extort a college student

What would it take for a school to tell you that you can’t come back next semester? Cheating on a final exam? Vandalizing an academic building? Committing fraud on your financial aid paperwork? Just...