Letter to the Editor: Owning a Home in Your 20s

Graphic courtesy of Mary Lind Most young adults in their 20s are thinking about buying the newest video game, parts for their car, doing well in college, or the newest smartphone. None...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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...

Letter to the Editor: A lack of acceptance in a community striving for such

For centuries members of the LGBT community have been ostracized, denied rights, and looked down upon by the predominantly heterosexual cisgender society of the world. In the last thirty years, great strides have...

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...

‘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...

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