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...

‘Do you really need that plastic straw?’

I once walked into my 9 a.m. conservation biology lecture, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in hand, only to have the professor ask that I either finish my drink or throw the over-priced beverage in the...

Letter to the editor: ‘I wrote the article’

You may have read the article in last week’s Bad 5 Dollar Vape entitled “Senate President Jumps off Union Clock Tower” penned by one Henry M. Robert. In fact, I wrote that article. Serving...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Butting Heads:

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Who drives the worst? Massachusetts By Caitlyn Picard If you ever heard of the phrase “going for a Sunday drive,” apply to that every Rhode Islander who steps foot into a vehicle at...

A night inn with the Bordens

Photo by Caitlyn Picard |CIGAR| URIPS takes on Lizzie Borden's house Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks, when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one. That famous...