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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...
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,...
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,...
  Rhode Island wrapped up the 2015 football season with a 21-38 loss to Towson University on Nov. 21 leaving the Rams with a season record of 1-10. Although Rhode Island had its 13th straight losing season, it certainly wasn’t all negative. Here’s a quick look back at the highs...
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...

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...
  The University of Rhode Island baseball team was swept by no. 14 Florida State University this past weekend to kick off the season. The Seminoles outscored the Rams 50-6 in the three-game set. On Friday, Rhode Island senior Steve Moyers got the start and the loss, but the game did...
Jackie Bouchard, a senior at the University of Rhode Island, is a fine arts major with a passion for photography. Bouchard discovered her knack for photography during the junior year of high school when she received a camera as a birthday present. Since then she has taken art classes to...
The University of Rhode Island’s local foods market have disappeared from campus again, but this time students can blame the Coca-Cola company for the absence. The return of the URI Slow Food’s market was short lived, only appearing once on Feb. 2 for a few short hours. Two days later,...
Student Senate welcomed new Election Committee members for fall 2015, last night. Senators elected five members whose role will be to promote elections and voter turnouts, as well as to assure that the elections period runs smoothly. Student Senate President Amanda Rode said, “We are redirecting the elections committee to mainly...

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