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: 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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

Do URI’s policies protect us or infect us?

There is a trending notion on college campuses that certain words and ideas are dangerous to intellectual and moral progress and should be squelched without question. This has led students to disrupt, disinvite and...

Letter to the editor: What value does a child’s life hold?

Submitted by Jessie Boukarim   “I can’t wait to eat, I’m starving.” I’ve heard this said around campus all too often. Typically, this is conversed while strolling with friends to the dining halls or emporium. But...