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J Time recap

From April 9 to April 23,  Hillel held 11 events that made up the club’s annual “J Time.” J Time is a two week commemoration and celebration of Jewish Life. According to Yaniv Havusha, director of Jewish student life, the two most highlighted events during the two weeks were the...
The University of Rhode Island has been hosting plogging events, which involves running and picking up trash around campus. “You don’t have to prepare for it, go for a walk or run and bring a bag along,” said Jennifer Luther, coordinator of marketing and membership with campus recreation. Coordinating...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students will be racing to win the lottery for parking permits. Students have a '61 percent chance' of getting on-campus parking Between April 25 and 30, there will be a drawing for returning resident undergraduate students. The reason this is going into effect is to give students...
Photo by Stephanie Erickson |CIGAR|  The field of flags greeted students and URI community members as they walked to the library. Students at the University of Rhode Island pass a sea of different colored flags alongside the area outside of Hammerschlag Mall each year, many not knowing the purpose behind them....
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| “While tampons may be purchased in the pharmacy or at the CVS in the Emporium, they are not regularly distributed on campus through the departments that routinely give out condoms.” By Kelsey Santmyer and Theresa Brown   Access to preventative contraceptives, such as condoms, are a priority...

All Things Rhody

Photo courtesy of GoRhody A recap of a successful week in Rhode Island athletics   Women’s Rowing named A-10 Boat of the Week The University of Rhode Island women’s rowing team had one of the most successful weeks of the season this week winning the 52nd annual Kerr Cup Regatta. The Varsity 8...
Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theatre Department, taken by Randy Osga At just 9-years-old Kate Rocchio will be starring in the role of Jane Banks in the University of Rhode Island Theater Department’s upcoming production of “Mary Poppins.” In preparation for her “Mary Poppins” audition she worked with vocal...
Last Thursday, April 4, the Good Five Cent Cigar published a satirical edition of our newspaper titled the “Bad 5 Dollar Vape.” In that edition, the article “Senate president jumps off clocktower” was published on the front page. In doing so, the organization displayed gross insensitivity and a severe...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College will face a roughly two...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoyed booths and food trucks all in efforts to spread awareness and knowledge about mental health on the Quadrangle. On Wednesday, April 11 the University of Rhode Island hosted their first Mental Health Awareness Day on the quad. The unprecedented event was the Senior Honors...

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