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“Game Over, Man!” is exactly the kind of action-comedy you’d expect to get when you let the stars and creators of “Workaholics” free from the restrictions of basic cable censors. It’s basically a knock off of “Die Hard,” just with more drugs, gore and full-frontal male nudity. The Netflix original...
A brand new student organization is coming to campus this fall for women interested in science, technology, engineering and other related fields, called the URI Women in STEM Club. Sexism against women pursuing STEM professions is a real issue in our world today and students are taking a stand. Hannah...
Attention English majors: You can find a job after college! These days it may seem tough to be an English major. Amid all the advice being thrown at college students, some of the most common advice has to do with being careful to make sure you’re earning a degree that...
Q: What does your job entail? A: “I am the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, and I oversee a comprehensive student affairs division which includes… housing and residence life, dining, health services, counseling services, campus recreation, the Dean of Students office… and the Memorial...
Photo by Kristina |CIGAR| In the last few years 3-D printing has become more cost effective and precise. The advancement in 3-D printing technology has encouraged a school of thought that proves this technology has the potential to completely revolutionize medicine, improve manufacturing and change our relationship with technology. To...
Walter G. Besio, a professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has developed a new kind of electrode that will allow for more accurate brain study. Besio has been working for the last 20 years to develop the Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode (TCRE), which improves signal quality...
Photo by Margo Gagnon |CIGAR| The Rhode Island men’s hockey team finished their season last Friday with a 2-1 loss to New York University in game one of the ESCHL playoffs. Rhode Island was outshot for most of the game and after being down 2-0 early in the third period,...
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 &...
Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island was paid a visit by the American Band, a classical concert band of over 60 of the finest musicians and conductors in Southern New England, this past Sunday.   The American Band is one of the oldest concert bands in America...
According to research by Skyscanner, the average college student spends between $220 and $600 per night on their spring break trip. Considering most college students are also thousands of dollars in debt, this spending, for little more than a few days with friends on the beach, can be seen...

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