Column: what Catholic school didn’t teach me about the real world

Up until the beginning of my college career, my days consisted of studying for heavily one-sided religion courses, worrying about whether my plaid, pleated skirt would land me a detention, and getting psyched about...

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...

Back to basics: Look both ways, URI

When we were kids, we were all most likely told to look both ways before crossing the street.  Evidently, people have forgotten this simple fact upon arriving to the University of Rhode Island.  While...

Letter from the Editor: February 5, 2015

Dear University of Rhode Island, Three weeks and three snow days into the spring semester, it’s a relief to be able to officially welcome you back with the first print edition of the Cigar of...

Spooner’s Take: URI handled controversy better than pros

With each passing day, it seems the National Football League is losing more and more credibility with the public. The same way Major League Baseball has left itself continuously open to criticism with its past...

Veronica Smart the ‘sexpert’: Week One

This column is part of a weekly installment about sex, dating and relationships. Veronica Smart is a pen name for a sex-positive feminist at the University of Rhode Island, who asked to keep her...

The sixth man in the stands: career of a pep band member

As the college basketball careers of the seniors on the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team came to an end last Thursday, so too did the road for senior pep band members. It’s now...

Democrats: where do we go from here?

On Nov. 8, 2016, millions of Americans gathered around to watch what may be the greatest upset in political history. In a year of unpredictability, it was only fitting that Donald Trump would defy the...

Column: Senate’s stipend reviews are unfair

  At this point, many people within the University of Rhode Island community who are members of a Student Senate-stipended organization know how egregious and ridiculous the Student Organization Advisory and Review Committee (SOARC) stipend...

Senior year: aka the clock is ticking

Do you ever have that feeling of pure disappointment when a teacher hands back a test and you get a considerably low grade? We’ve all been there. Grades have always been important to me, not...

Check out our social media!