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A summer in LA

  Until fairly recently, I had no idea what direction I wanted to go in life. Like many college students, I felt lost, fearing I would never find a major that suited me. Finally, in my sophomore year, I decided to double major in writing & rhetoric and communications. Questioning...
Before Thurdsay’s tilt with Saint Louis, the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team faced two strong competitors, La Salle University and Duquesne University, and were unable to topple either. However, on Senior Day the Rams took an emotional victory over the Billikens after building a 33-8 lead in the...
The University of Rhode Island men’s rugby team defeated Boston University, 88-5, and the women’s rugby squad beat the University of Massachusetts, 27-5. In the women’s game, the first try was scored by junior forward Jonna Miguel.  Senior back Sarah May Bonneson scored the next try for the Rams, with...

Veg Lifestyle on Campus

I went vegan during my junior year at Westerly High School. I was an athlete at the time and when my friends and coaches found out about my decision to cut animal products from my diet, I was flooded with their doubts. I repeatedly answered the questions that vegans...
Trophy Wives, a local pop punk band from Providence, was the main headliner last Saturday night at the Pop Rocks Music Festival. The festival was an all day event with more than 15 bands playing within the venue or on the outside stage. The show took place at Simon’s 677...
As if they weren’t already sucking up everyone’s free time or dominating competing streaming services, this past Tuesday Netflix announced a major boost of “original” content coming in 2018. Media mogul and Netflix CFO, David Wells, announced the company’s plan while speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media &...
Marissa Tansino and the Cigar news team bring you this week's headlines.
Dysfunctional families have played a part in quite a lot of films such as “August: Osage County” and it’s pretty much a key staple of almost every major TV sitcom as evident through shows like “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy.” Sure enough, it’s the main focus of “This is...
The Department of Public Safety has come together to present URI’s first ever Safety Week to students and faculty. The event was held earlier this week over a course of three days. Students and faculty could sign up for the university’s emergency alert system, learn about bystander intervention and...
“Who the hell is Mada Reneiw?” This was the question that projected on the white screen while the auditorium-sized room in White Hall filled with students to listen to a guest speaker. Mada Reneiw is the pen name that Adam Wiener, University of Rhode Island Journalism alum from the class...

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