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Senior marine affairs student Charlie Brooks was enjoying a cup of tea at Bagelz in the Kingston Emporium last month, joking about the seemingly rampant towing there when he noticed through the window a tow truck about to hook his car. Approximately 15 minutes earlier, his girlfriend Jillon McGreal...
About 700 faculty members are evaluated annually through course evaluation forms completed by students at the end of each semester’s class, which are then heavily relied on by superiors in examining one’s professional work. The University of Rhode Island chose to switch from an in-house created Student Evaluation of Teacher...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Women stand in solidarity with each other during the #MeToo movement In Oct. 2017, the #MeToo movement erupted on social media. The movement was for those who had ever been sexually harassed or assaulted to show the magnitude of the situation across the nation. The...
Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are looking for people to participate in a study regarding student pharmacists providing services to anyone 18 years and older who wish to quit smoking. Those who participate will meet with a student pharmacist for an interview to create an individual plan to...
I am officially three-plus years into my college career, so it's probably a little too late to quit now. Not that I would, just to be clear, but I'd be lying if I said that it's never crossed my mind during my time here at the University of Rhode Island...
The $7,000 budget cut for Greek Life at the University of Rhode Island for next year is going to be a challenge for the student organization, according to the leaders of the Interfraternity Council. Student Senate cut the budgets for the Greek Week event of both the Interfraternity Council...
Since 1954, the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union has been a constant fixture on campus and steady piece of student life. But for exactly half of its 60-year tenure, that has been thanks to an equally consistent man at the helm. As a graduate student in 1980, Bruce Hamilton...
Jessica Pace, Madelynn Schulte, and Marissa Tansino bring you this week's headlines.
  Upon returning to the University of Rhode Island after winter break, some students living in the Roger Williams Housing Complex found their belongings damaged after workers replaced curtains in certain rooms. “I walked in and my roommate’s desk was in the middle of the room,”  Lauren Potak, a junior...
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| St. Augustine’s Episcopal Center, located on Lower College Road, is in partnership with the University of Rhode Island to help acknowledge and improve food insecurity on campus. Food insecurity doesn't mean that an individual doesn’t have access to food.   It’s about needing to choose how...

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