Student Senate: 9/12

In the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week, elections were held for various committee positions as well as the position of Vice President. Senators Jennifer Kohl, Sara Straube and Mark Gall were all elected to the Elections Committee. Straube was later elected chairwoman of External Affairs,...
The University of Rhode Island’s Debate Union attended the Lafayette Debates U.S. National Championship in Washington D.C., for the first time on April 7 and April 8. The Lafayette Debates were founded by the Embassy of France to the United States. The debates are a series of five competitions...
Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections across various different platforms. It’s not just a simple dating app anymore. Bumble has three main...
We’d like to apologize for our recent publication of “Senate president jumps off union clock tower” in our satire edition.  It  was deeply insensitive and a poor lapse of judgement on behalf of the organization.  It was never the Cigar’s intention to make light of serious mental health issues,...
The University of Rhode Island will welcome the addition of a new Division 1 cornhole team this upcoming fall. Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn was pleased to formally announce the new team in his press conference this Wednesday. Reporters and fans alike were confused as they expected the conference to be...

Sully @ home

It’s good to be back! Australia was one hell of an adventure, but let me tell you, the University of Rhode Island is far more exotic and more exciting than Australia ever will be. Don’t believe me? Keep reading to find out why. First things first, the weather here is...
Although going up the infamous University of Rhode Island hill can be a daunting task, some students and professors around campus have found a way to make it easier--without waiting in line for a shuttle. Regardless of the fact that they still require a concerted effort from the operator,...

Police Beat: 11/2-11/7

Thursday, Nov. 2: At 12:45 a.m. the assistance of the URI Police was needed at CVS. The alarm went off, however there was no break in and the building was secure. At 3:44 p.m. there was a stolen item at Hope Dining Hall. A girl left her wallet on a...
It was a busy weekend for the University of Rhode Island athletic teams. Contributing sports writer Sam Murray has all the updates for you about this week. Contributing Sports Reporter Ian Weiner has you covered on how the Rams cross country teams finished at the Atlantic 10 Championships. Football The football...
The University of Rhode Island men’s hockey team broke their six game losing streak and got head coach Joe Augustine’s his 600th win as the URI head coach with a series sweep against Niagara University last weekend. “Getting 600 it’s nice it just means I’ve been around a long time,...

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