Column: Defeat of Fordham a statement win for Rams

The University of Rhode Island women's basketball team's 71-56 victory at home against last year's Atlantic 10 Champion, Fordham University, this past weekend means more to the program than what meets the eye. This particular Sunday was a season-defining win...

Is it time to forgive Brian Williams?

It’s been a rough couple of weeks if you’re NBC Nightly News’ managing editor and anchor. Brian Williams is currently being suspended by NBC while an investigation is underway regarding his recent journalistic shortcomings. If you...

How to: keep your skin healthy with natural formulas

Let’s face it (literally). We all have zits, pimples and blemishes that appear when we least want them and disappear only when they’re forgotten. You’ve tried everything from infomercial specials to homeopathic remedies. But...

G-Spot chronicles: February 12, 2015

Have you ever seen Wall-E? Oh you have? Then you remember how the humans left earth because it was so polluted. Now picture that in a college suite. Yep, that was my suite. There...

URI rebuild finally coming to fruition

With a 16-6 record, it is safe to say that University of Rhode Island basketball is, once again, a team the school and its fans can be proud of after three straight years of...

Nicaragua mission trip leaves lasting impression

It’s hard to believe, as I sit in my house watching this blizzard, that just three weeks ago I was in 85 degree weather in sunny Nicaragua. This was my second mission trip with the...

Baristas take: behind the counter

As someone who works in the food and drink industry, specifically at a coffee shop on campus, it is very easy to become irritated by the customers you are responsible for serving. There are...

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...

Column: Tournament hopes for Rams possible, but could fade fast

The last time the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team made an appearance in the NCAA tournament was in 1999, and if they want to make the streak end this year, they have...

Column: Bose can make it to the NFL

The last time a University of Rhode Island football player walked across the stage at the NFL Draft, Bill Buckner was still a beloved Boston first baseman and the New England Patriots were fresh...