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...

Why do we segregate STEM and Liberal Arts?

  I take issue with the “right brain vs. left brain” dichotomy. For my whole life, I’ve only ever had one brain. In my experience, most people seem to have a general perception that there...

Spooner’s Take: 2001, the Last Great Season for Rams Football

The University of Rhode Island began its football season 13 years ago on August 30, 2001, coming off of a mediocre three-win season, much like the current squad. Little did people know it would...

Letter to the editor: What value does a child’s life hold?

Submitted by Jessie Boukarim   “I can’t wait to eat, I’m starving.” I’ve heard this said around campus all too often. Typically, this is conversed while strolling with friends to the dining halls or emporium. But...

David Albiani’s Spring Football Practice Notebook

The University of Rhode Island men’s football practice continued this week with a regular practice on Monday and a live scrimmage on Wednesday and here are the takeaways from the week: First Down: The quarterbacks...

Butting Heads: On campus or off campus?

Living on campus: actually pretty lit Emma Gauthier From Weldin to Burnside to Garrahy, I can confidently say I enjoyed living on campus. I know what you’re thinking, “don’t you have to deal with Resident...

Column: Interning reminded me of the good in politics

Photo by Mary Lind | The Rhode Island State House. When I was in the fourth grade, I wanted to be a lawyer. I watched the news every day with my parents and pretended to...

Cigar staff picks: Top 10 things to do your first week at URI

Your first week on any college campus can be daunting. There's so much to do, so where should you begin? To help you out, we've come up with our top picks for things you should...

‘I will not go quietly into the night’

Photo courtesy of Caitlyn Picard |CIGAR| Caitlyn Picard - Senior Farewell I never thought that I would be a journalist. It was never even an idea on my radar when I was younger. It wasn’t until...

Cardi B? Really?

Cardi B wins Grammy over Mac Miller Mac Miller was completely and utterly jipped Sunday night during the Grammys. Try to change my mind-- you can’t.

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