Letter to the Editor

"URI: POVERTY LEVEL WAGES PAID ADJUNCT FACULTY " Authors: Edward S. Inman III, Michael Araujo and Dorothy F. Donnelly A recent news article entitled “”5 chiefs paid more than $1M, study finds,” (Providence Journal, 7/18/2016) questions the validity of the huge salaries being paid to presidents of public institutions of higher...
Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| In-state students will have to pay $346 more next year, while out of state students will have their tuition increase by $820 This coming fall, both in-state and out-of-state students from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College will face a roughly two...
Photo by Anna Meassick|CIGAR| Current clothing donation bins are tucked away at the top of campus in the Emporium, far from the residence halls. In this modern age there are more people, more production and more waste than ever before and the earth is getting no bigger. The United States...
This past Tuesday, the University of Rhode Island communications sent out a notice covering the recent identity thefts happening on campus. The notice said that “The University has been made aware of some recent student ‘ID Number’ thefts where accounts have been used by imposters to order food from local...
  Last night Dr. Ulrich G. Hoffmann, a professor from the University Medical Center Freiburg Clinic for Neurosurgery in Germany, visited the University of Rhode Island to give a lecture on brain-machine interfacing technology. He aimed to answer the question: “Is fusing brain and machine a desirable goal? And if...
Three University of Rhode Island theater department alumni have rejoined each other to collaborate on the first show of the season, “Women and War.” Kira Hawkridge, URI alumna of 2012, is the director; Renee Surprenant, URI alumna of 2010, is the set designer; and Max Ponticelli, URI alumnus of...
The Peer Educator Program at the University of Rhode Island is a group of students that are trained to facilitate, educate and advocate on campus regarding issues related to stalking, sexual and relationship violence. The program educates incoming freshman on these topics with awareness raising events and reaching out to...
The University of Rhode Island men’s track and field team once again took home the Atlantic 10 Championship, making it two in a row and their fourth championship in the past five years. In addition to the championship head coach John Copeland also took home Coach of the Year...
Comic courtesy of Will Wilson, who used to provide comics for the Good Five Cent Cigar. Former Cigar cartoonist Will Wilson received two Eisner Award nominations for his published comic strip collection, “Wallace the Brave.” The Eisner Awards are given out in the comic industry and are often referred to...
Last Thursday, April 4, the Good Five Cent Cigar published a satirical edition of our newspaper titled the “Bad 5 Dollar Vape.” In that edition, the article “Senate president jumps off clocktower” was published on the front page. In doing so, the organization displayed gross insensitivity and a severe...

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