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...

Five club sports URI should offer

Club sports are a great way to get involved in college. Many state schools offer a wide variety of club sports. For example, the University of Florida offers almost 50 different club sports, Pennsylvania...

Column: Xavier Munford gets selected in D-League Draft

After spending the last two years as the leader of the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team, shooting guard Xavier Munford was selected in the third round of the NBA Developmental League’s 2014...

Do you know who is texting you back?

It seems to have become a regular occurrence to have all of my friends converge around one cell phone to draft just the right response to a boy’s text message. A group effort in texting...

Editorial: Censorship

The Good 5 Cent Cigar is produced weekly as a service to the campus community and is distributed for free with the hope that students, faculty, staff and visitors will use it to stay...

Major requirements leave little room for course creativity

It’s that time of the semester again: course selection. Thinking back to last year, my senior year of high school, I dreamed about this. I was so excited to be where I am now, picking...

Making the best at URI

Attending the University of Rhode Island is an experience that cannot be duplicated or described, only lived. “Rhody Rhody Rhody, rams rams rams” is a chant that will be heard during the entirety of your...

Column: Rams could make push in “jumbled” A-10

The Atlantic 10 Conference managed to get six NCAA National Tournament bids last year, with Saint Joseph’s College, Dayton University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Saint Louis University, the University of Massachusetts and George Washington University...

New Pap smear guides: protection or violation to women?

Women make .77 cents to every dollar men make, they hold less than 20 percent of seats in U.S. Congress and are CEOs of only five percent of the country’s highest revenue-producing companies. To...

Spooner’s Take: URI looks to overcome recent struggles against Brown

This Saturday, the University of Rhode Island will welcome longtime rival Brown University to Meade Stadium for the 99th annual Governor’s Cup football game. In doing so, they hope to not only earn their...

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