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Three University of Rhode Island theater department alumni have rejoined each other to collaborate on the first show of the season, “Women and War.” Kira Hawkridge, URI alumna of 2012, is the director; Renee Surprenant, URI alumna of 2010, is the set designer; and Max Ponticelli, URI alumnus of 2009,...
  Hip-hop artist, Fetty Wap, paid a visit to the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center this past Friday, playing a sold out show to students during the middle of his tour. Jimi Tents opened the show, making sure to hype up the sold-out crowd for what was to come. His...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Stavros Zarokostas drives the ball downfield during the second half of the game. The University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer suffered their first defeat of the season Saturday night, losing 1-0 in double overtime to rival Brown University. Their loss signaled the end of their...
Last week The Good 5 Cent Cigar learned that a student tour guide was moving issues of the paper which they had deemed “unflattering.” The student’s decision to rearrange the latest issues, to be covered by others they thought to be more positive, was their own and was not...
The University of Rhode Island’s Health Services worries that while the majority of students are educated about pregnancy and its prevention, they are not educated about common sexually transmitted diseases. “We are human beings, we are sexual beings, sex is not a bad thing,” Fortunato Procopio, medical director and staff...
“Thinking Big” now has even higher expectations for the University of Rhode Island community. TEDxURI is the inspiration behind this and has been launched in the spirit of sharing ideas worth spreading for a TED-like experience on campus. The TEDx website said the goal of the program is to...
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...
Ram’s Den in the Memorial Union is facing more possible changes that would allow for later food options for students. Steven Mello, director of dining services, is working on a proposal to bring a new, outside deli-like shop into Rams Den. This past semester has seen many changes already, from...
Junior Forward Cyril Langevine goes up strong for layup in loss against Dayton on Saturday. Photo by Momolu Akoiwala. “That was an embarrassing loss on our home floor.” In a game that was billed to be a heavyweight battle...
Some students at the University of Rhode Island have learned the hard way where not to park on campus after they return to find a parking ticket wedged beneath their windshield wiper. That’s what happened to senior Gabe Dispoto, who returned to his car to find a ticket waiting...

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