Vinyl revival is on the rise

  For a long time, people looked at vinyl as nothing more than a past memory, but once again, vinyl has become a sought after form of music, drawing in consumers with it’s vintage, unique...

Column: A perspective on college sports from across the pond

Whenever people asked me what I looked forward to most about coming to study here for a year, my answer was always “watching the sports.” This response always invited lots of questions because, to be...

College is worth it afterall

  I'm officially three-plus years into my college career, so it's a little too late to quit now. Not that I would just to be clear, but I'd be lying if I said that it never...

Watching a show solo: a new concept

  Attending shows has always been a social event that draws in fans from all over to share an experience. It brings a collective group of people together, creating a great atmosphere shared with people...

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...

Voting third party

In the 2016 Presidential Election, the great divide between the Republicans and Democrats has many voters running to pick a side. I am not one of them. I’ve never understood why anyone would choose to...

Mentoring first year students

Coming to college can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience. Not knowing where to go, how to sign up for classes, even the proper way to prepare for an exam all add to a stressful...

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...

Letter from the editor: September 4, 2014

Dear University of Rhode Island Community, Welcome back!  We at the Good 5 Cent Cigar are beyond excited to start this school year.  As you may have noticed, there have been some changes to 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...