Letter to the editor: Narragansett’s golden opportunity to lead nation

The Town of Narragansett is faced with a golden opportunity to lead the nation in the battle against discrimination. Comments recently cropping up in the public discussion regarding the student rental problems include the...

The Online Experience: deadlines and nothing more

How convenient- I never have to show up for class and my deadlines are not until midnight. I don’t have to spend more hours on campus sitting in a classroom- ideal. My initial understanding and...

Enrollment holds: How to extort a college student

What would it take for a school to tell you that you can’t come back next semester? Cheating on a final exam? Vandalizing an academic building? Committing fraud on your financial aid paperwork? Just...

Letter from the Editor: December 4, 2014

Dear Readers, One of my favorite parts of my week is watching strangers read the paper on Thursday morning.  I realize this sounds a little creepy, but you have to understand that before this year...

Editorial: Entertainment Editor says goodbye

One of the drawbacks of graduating in December is how quickly things sneak up on you. For instance, this issue being my last with The Good 5 Cent Cigar was something I didn’t have...

Sports from the perspective of a Cigar photographer

It’s been two and a half years and I can honestly say it never gets old. Being a photographer brings many different emotions, and my time at “The Good 5 Cent Cigar” has been nothing...

Column: Men’s basketball starting to get into form

Six games into the season, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team has shown flashes of their potential to become an NCAA tournament-caliber squad. They’ve also showed that it might take longer than thought. Last...

Spooner’s Take: thankful for Ram sports

With the holiday season officially in full swing, it is not uncommon for people to say what they are thankful for. People take a fresh look at their lives and really appreciate what they...

Spooner’s Take: Money and Sports

Money and its value in the sports world once again took center stage on Monday morning. After several days of speculation and discussion, it was finally announced that the Miami Marlins had agreed to...

Casual sex in the 21st century

The names of students quoted in this piece have been changed to maintain anonymity in this personal topic. It is undeniable that sex has become casual. Sex and emotions or love do not necessarily go...

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