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...
The University of Rhode Island Parking and Transportation services sent out a statement in August, which listed new parking changes on campus. Since then, a petition was sent around social media along with complaints that are continually rising towards parking. “I was hoping parking services would react to my petition,”...
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...
Cigarlight Story by Theresa Brown, Nicole Wagner and Ian Weiner The University of Rhode Island has received $12 million to complete exterior renovations and improve the heating and cooling system at the Fine Arts Center. The renovations will include new masonry-brick exterior veneer to be installed on the exterior of...
The Kingston Emporium’s Cumberland Farms convenience store closed its doors for good this past Sunday after over 30 years of business. When asked why the popular store was closing, Cumberland Farms stated that "We are closing the store as we determined that, based on space and other requirements, we are...
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...
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...
Earlier this week, the University of Rhode Island released its 2015 edition of The Clery Report, a detailed list of all the crime statistics that accrued during the previous year. For URI, the statistics are displayed in four separate charts to represent each of URI’s campuses: the Kingston Campus, the...
Nearly a decade after stunning audiences with his first stop-motion adventure, writer and director Wes Anderson returns to the intricate form with “Isle of Dogs.” Filled with his signature humor and witty dialogue, the film proves to be another meticulously constructed delight from the modern auteur.  Set 20 years in...
Photo by John Martin | Dorm locks across campus have been breaking, locking residents out of their rooms or not locking at all. Recently, students of the University of Rhode Island have complained about issues regarding the locks on their dorm room doors. To enter any residents room at the...

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