Student reporters held to same standards as professionals

As the Good 5 Cent Cigar writers have collectively tried to write more in-depth and investigative news stories concerning the University of Rhode Island, I have recently noticed that there are more structures and...

My day as a gamer

I’ve never considered myself a gamer. My family tends to play a lot of board games like Scrabble, Monopoly or Checkers during inclement weather when the power goes out, but I never really thought those...

David Albiani’s Spring Football Practice Notebook

The University of Rhode Island men’s football practice continued this week with a regular practice on Monday and a live scrimmage on Wednesday and here are the takeaways from the week: First Down: The quarterbacks...

Cheer squad does not get due attention

If you come across the Rhode Island Athletics website and take a look under the sports listed on the page, you will see football, softball, men’s basketball, women’s soccer, etc. But you will notice...

Column: It’s time for the Rams to move on from Coach Layton

The University of Rhode Island softball team has played 24 games in 2015. They have won just one of them. It has been mentioned many times over the past couple years that head coach Erin...

Emporium owners alliance may be answer to towing problem

The Kingston Emporium is a major selling point and fixture at the University of Rhode Island. With a campus as isolated as ours, it adds the unquantifiable convenience and pleasure of eating something that’s...

Black voting rights still not a necessary guarantee

It is with great distress that I find the dangerous illusion that I have held, asserting that my right to vote is guaranteed by not only the 15th Amendment but also the VRA, to...

Family Doctor offers services year round

Conveniently within walking distance, the students of the University of Rhode Island have two options when it comes to premium medical care facilities. The more commonly known Health Services located in the Potter building,...

Albiani’s Rhode Island football notebook

The University of Rhode Island spring football practice is now underway and here are some notable takeaways: First Down:  Mack Lowrie is the clear No.  1, with James Caparell firmly set as the backup quarterback....

Column: Biggie Minnis can be go-to sixth man next year

Junior guard Biggie Minnis showed flashes of his play-making ability on March 17 against Iona College, and Rhode Island could win the Atlantic 10 outright next year if he brings it every day. Minnis put...

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