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Anna Meassick | Professors Gayane Daraykan and Manabu Takasawa took the stage as the final act of the first music convocation of the semester performing a piano duet. The University of Rhode Island’s Music Department has many different performances scheduled for all of...
Photo by Anna Meassick | The Roger Williams Complex, home to the sophomore slums, is in the process of getting safety renovations. By Andrew Main and Ian Weiner Over the course of the last decade, the University of Rhode Island has invested $28 million into improving the fire safety of all...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Lower College Road needed to be repaved again after a sewer line got disconnected. The University of Rhode Island has paid a contractor for a construction mishap that occurred during road work on Lower College Road, despite it not yet being clear who is at...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Many students have admitted to trying Juuls in the past and some continue use. Last month, the popular e-cigarette brand, Juul, placed restrictions on their sales to meet FDA standards that are intended to discourage young people from vaping. Juul, which makes up over 70 percent...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Student actors excel in their opening night performance. URI students get the audience laughing during their opening night performance of ‘Noises Off’ Take seven quirky characters, doors that never open or close when they’re supposed to, several plates of sardines, every possible problem that could go...
Photo by Autumn Walter | The Women’s Basketball team won in the Ocean State Tip-off Tournament. The University of Rhode Island Women’s basketball team was crowned champions of the Ocean State Tip-Off Tournament this past Sunday, an event they hadn’t won a game in for the past two years. The tournament...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Student Senate made the decision to change terms of student organization funding. Cigarlight story by Andrew Main and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island Student Senate has altered their policy on how student organizations receive funding following claims that their funding policies violated the First...
After months of fundraising, lack of fancy drinks and disappointed customers, the 193 Coffeehouse has a new espresso machine, purchased entirely by an anonymous donor. As a nonprofit, student-run organization, it was difficult for the 193 Coffeehouse to come up with the money to purchase a new $2000 espresso...
Photo by Anna Meassick | The Blue Light system allows students to alert authorities as they’re walking across campus. The safety of college campuses is always a top concern amongst students and parents and even with various safety precautions in place, doubts about campus safety continue to be at the...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Jina Moran and Sarah Angeloni filmed and directed their film “Forget Me Not.” University of Rhode Island Senior Jina Moran saw her ideas come to life as she wrote and directed her own psychological thriller. Her film is titled “Forget Me Not,” about Kiera, a...

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