Butting Heads: MWF classes vs T/TH classes

MWF is the way to go Allie Lewis I’d rather go to class one more day a week than sit in a lecture for an hour and 15 minutes. By the time I’m 45 minutes into...

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...

A foodie’s first taste: Insomnia Cookies

Laura Weick | URI can now enjoy cookies until 3 a.m. Insomnia Cookies is the only nationwide food chain I can think of that specifically targets college students. The bakery’s gimmick is that they make...

Letter to the Editor: Coping with stress

Submitted by Natalie Muscarella   After years of dealing with stress, I have learned that it can take as little as one minute a day to find relief. Everyone has to deal with stress at some point...

Letter to the Editor: Sam Foer

On Thursday, September 20th, three members including Allison Lantagne, Jay Rumas, and myself from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of URI presented in front of Faculty Senate. Our cause: to work with Faculty...

Letter to the Editor: Childhood obesity doesn’t just affect the child

Worldwide, obesity prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, according to the World Health Organization. Specifically in the United States, West Virginia ranks highest in obesity while Colorado takes the award for lowest, as...

Roll credits

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Zach DeLuca - Senior Farewell Whenever I tell people about my academic career I tend to say I took, what I call, an “unconventional route” through college. I graduated from high...

‘Take every opportunity’

Photo by Kelsey Santmyer |CIGAR| Kelsey Santmyer - Senior farewell Just like any cliché of a senior, as we enter the last few days of classes I cannot believe that my time at the University of...

Adulting how to: get a summer internship

The pressure of trying to get a summer internship can be incredibly intimidating for some students and many don’t even know where to start. Some students don’t even care enough to have an unpaid...

‘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...