Photo by Stephanie Erickson |CIGAR|  The field of flags greeted students and URI community members as they walked to the library. Students at the University of Rhode Island pass a sea of different colored flags alongside the area outside of Hammerschlag Mall each year, many not knowing the purpose behind them....
“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...
Anna Meassick | Students were granted the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off to give more time for traveling. This year, students at the University of Rhode Island will be given off from classes on Wednesday, Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving. The rationale behind this decision is to allow time for...
Photo contributed by URI Democrats. When I was in fifth grade, there was an incredible amount of fanfare the week after Halloween regarding the 2008 election. There were red, white and blue streamers everywhere and pictures of the candidates’ faces lined the hallways of my school. While all the hoopla...
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 Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| “While tampons may be purchased in the pharmacy or at the CVS in the Emporium, they are not regularly distributed on campus through the departments that routinely give out condoms.” By Kelsey Santmyer and Theresa Brown   Access to preventative contraceptives, such as condoms, are a priority...
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...
John Sears, assistant vice president of Student Affairs and director of Housing and Residential Life, officially put in his resignation this past Tuesday stating that his last day at the University of Rhode Island will be Friday, April 14. “He officially resigned yesterday ,” said Dave Lavallee, assistant director of...
A deck collapsed at a Narragansett beach house on Saturday leaving multiple students injured and shaken. Photo contributed anonymously.  Over the weekend on Saturday Feb. 3, an off campus party went from fun to horror after the household deck collapsed to the ground. The house, located on Sakonnet Boulevard in...
Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theatre Department, taken by Randy Osga At just 9-years-old Kate Rocchio will be starring in the role of Jane Banks in the University of Rhode Island Theater Department’s upcoming production of “Mary Poppins.” In preparation for her “Mary Poppins” audition she worked with vocal...

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