Cigar reporter predicts impact players for baseball, softball

With the spring semester in session and first pitch on the horizon, here are the Rams slated to have big impacts on the field in 2015 for the University of Rhode Island’s baseball and...

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...

Letter to the editor: URI’s treatment of the Football Team

(This is in response to the article http://rhodycigar.com/2015/10/10/two-football-players-arrested-for-fighting/. The information on what President Dooley has said about this situation comes from the article http://ripr.org/post/uri-president-david-dooley-campus-violence.) Dear Editor,         Broken noses. Fractured jaw. Fractured arm. These are...

Column: Here’s to adulthood and beyond

I remember being asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For years, I thought I knew. I would blurt out: “A mommy, a doctor, a teacher and an artist!” Little...

Butting Heads: Which is worse? Freshman vs. Senior year?

Seniors have it much worse There’s nothing great about tests, papers and assignments piling up to the point where you feel like it will never end. But let me tell you this, I can guarantee...

The importance of taking a mental break

After attending a weekly meditation class at the Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center, I can honestly say that 45 minutes was a highlight of my week. The simple act of doing “nothing” for...

Letter to the Editor: Childhood obesity doesn’t just affect the child

Worldwide, obesity prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, according to the World Health Organization. Specifically in the United States, West Virginia ranks highest in obesity while Colorado takes the award for lowest, as...

A Foodie’s First Taste: Caliente

Caliente Mexican seems to be in a perfect position to capitalize on a trend in the taco-eating, burrito-hugging, millennial generation, of which I am a part. We have taken a liking to fast-casual restaurants,...

Lackings of URI 101

As I passed a tour group by Roosevelt Hall last week, I listened to a tour guide pitch URI 101 to a bunch of prospective students and parents. URI 101: Planning for Academic Success. It...

Zero Credits Awarded: the Mystery Student Experience

 I’m a senior, and I’ve spent a lot of time in Swan Hall over the course of what has nearly been four years of school—but I’ve never had a class in the auditorium....

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