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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...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students play soccer with a twist--they must remain upright in inflatable bubbles. The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Recreation brought a free bubble soccer tournament to adventurous students on April 7 on the North Fields. The premise of bubble soccer is much like it sounds. Teams compete...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students flocked to Khalid’s concert to hear his hit songs including “Young, Dumb and Broke.” On Wednesday April 11, Khalid captured the attention of thousands of students when he performed at the Ryan Center. Khalid’s concert in Kingston was his first performance since returning from...
Why Cox was the correct choice to be the 20th head coach in URI men’s basketball history The news broke the morning of March 22 that Dan Hurley would be packing his bags and heading west to Storrs, Connecticut to lead the University of Connecticut Huskies. For the first time...
On March 19, the third annual St. Baldrick’s fundraising event was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Ian Kanterman, senior biomedical engineering student, started the event at the University of Rhode Island three years ago, alongside fellow student Vincent Evola. “It means something to me personally,” Kanterman said. “When I...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island announced on Wednesday, April 4 that David Cox, the associate head coach for the men’s basketball team, was promoted to the head coach. The announcement resulted in mostly positive reactions from students on the Kingston campus.  The opening for the head...
Photo by Emma Gauthier |CIGAR| URI students participate show their support at the march in Providence, Rhode Island.  One March 24, March for Our Lives (MFOL) organized protesters who stormed the Rhode Island State House lawn as they gathered to show their support for greater gun regulations and raise awareness...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoy the event's food and special cultural tables.  On March 25, at 6:30 p.m., members of the University of Rhode Island’s Persian community held an event in the Memorial Union Ballroom to celebrate the Persian New Year, or Nowruz. This is the second year that...
By Andrew Main, Julia Moro, Samuel Murray, Caitlyn Picard, and Ian Weiner Senate votes 27-3 to unfund student organization After debate, Student Senate decided to defund the Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) with a vote of 27-3-1 after problems arose surrounding their alleged academic affiliations. Senate approved the final budget last...
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students are looking forward to a new experience that Silent Party will bring to them. A growing nightlife trend, a silent party is an event where there is music but not in a way that’s expected. The Silent Party will be coming to the University of...

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