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...

Women’s volleyball off to undefeated start

The Univeristy of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team is enjoying its fourth 7-0 start in the last 34 years, and though it is early in the season, it is hard not to get caught...

Column: Breaking out of the millennial stereotype

  Millennials are self-centered, addicted to their phones, have a false sense of society, are unaware of the political system and, my favorite, lazy. I’ve heard this my whole life. It usually comes from the direction...

Letter from the editor: On going a little viral

It feels a bit like we broke the Internet this week.  And we didn’t even have to show some skin. Last Thursday afternoon, the texts I was receiving from my staff regarding a feature we...

Letter to the Editor: URI part-time faculty union delivers petition to President Dooley

On Wednesday October 28, University of Rhode Island Part-Time Faculty Union President Ed Inman was joined by URI part-time faculty members, labor leaders, community activists, and students to present a petition to President Dooley....

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...

Letter from the editor: April 24, 2014

My senior year has been filled with countless fun times, some stress, but most of all, a multitude of learning experiences. Being the Editor-In-Chief of The Cigar this year has undoubtedly helped me to...

Hurley inks extension, lands Towson transfer

With the exception of the last five days, March was a tough and disappointing month for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team. They were outplayed against the University of Dayton twice, fell from...

So close yet so far

Plagued by ‘senioritis’ Recently I’ve been suffering from some serious side effects of school:  laziness, dreading waking up, absolute lack of motivation, tired of picking out cute outfits, not following through with reading assignments, regularly...

Ethics Column: Letters of Recommendation

The Ethics Column Is Back! Our purpose is to raise dilemmas of concern to students, faculty and administration and invite response. Our goal is to offer encouragement and support for members of the community to enhance...

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