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  Two students were arrested and one was injured during riots that broke out at the University of Rhode Island after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, according to URI Public Safety officials. The names of those arrested have not been released, but one officer confirmed that the injury...
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...
Clothing is a $3 trillion business that accounts for eight percent of the greenhouse gases and is worn every day. A seminar presentation held in Edward’s Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island on April 18 served to fill in some answers about the truth behind clothing. From a...
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...
  The tanning salon Scandinavian Sun formerly featured in the Kingston Emporium has been closed for the school year due to what appears like lack of business. Its closing has been caused by what Health Services’ medical professionals assume is the result of their efforts to make the dangers of...
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...
The University of Rhode Island’s first annual Sustainability Summit will take place this coming Saturday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Galanti Lounge of the Robert L. Carothers Library. This student-run event seeks to bring together great ideas to make URI more sustainable. The summit...

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...
Living on campus, students quickly learn where to find the best bathrooms and which ones to avoid. If you’re not lucky enough to live in a suite with your own bathroom, you probably know just how disgusting the public restrooms can get. Here is a list of the five...
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,...

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