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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 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....
Anna Meassick | Students were granted the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off to give more time for traveling. This year, students at the University of Rhode Island will be given off from classes on Wednesday, Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving. The rationale behind this decision is to allow time for...
Greg Clark | Freshman Tyrese Martin fights through content for a lay-up. This year's Rhode Island men’s basketball team was always going to be an unknown. Losing five seniors and a majority of your scoring production will hurt any program not among the...
Photo contributed by URI Democrats. When I was in fifth grade, there was an incredible amount of fanfare the week after Halloween regarding the 2008 election. There were red, white and blue streamers everywhere and pictures of the candidates’ faces lined the hallways of my school. While all the hoopla...
A deck collapsed at a Narragansett beach house on Saturday leaving multiple students injured and shaken. Photo contributed anonymously.  Over the weekend on Saturday Feb. 3, an off campus party went from fun to horror after the household deck collapsed to the ground. The house, located on Sakonnet Boulevard in...
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...
The University of Rhode Island Parking and Transportation services sent out a statement in August, which listed new parking changes on campus. Since then, a petition was sent around social media along with complaints that are continually rising towards parking. “I was hoping parking services would react to my petition,”...
Madness grips URI campus in wake of patriots win Joseph Lachance | A student expresses his disappointment in the Super Bowl half-time show while others riot around him after the Patriots win Sunday Night. by Mary Lind and Isaac...
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...

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