Speaking up for non-traditional employment opportunities

The University of Rhode Island Libraries will be offering a public speaker series during the 2018 spring semester to allow students to explore non-traditional employment opportunities. The public speaker series will occur four times...

‘Hacking’ into the brain for water quality

This year, the University of Rhode Island will be hosting a hackathon focusing on water quality issues and developing solutions to educating the public on their water supply. URI has been hosting hackathons every...

A targeted approach to eat healthier

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| URI partners with Belmont Markets to track consumer eating habits and will offer an incentive to switch to healthy ones. Researchers in the University of Rhode Island were recently awarded a...

Police Beat 2/13 to 2/17

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Feb. 13, 2018 At 3:45 p.m. a hit-and-run occurred on Campus Avenue. There were no injuries. Campus Police filed a report. At 6:44 p.m. a student reported the theft of their laptop...

Aging campus gets much needed makeover

With the core of the Kingston campus now recognized on the National Historic Registry, students and staff wonder how the University of Rhode Island plans to maintain the historic value of these buildings while...

News you should know

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose changes that would ban bump stocks on guns. Earlier in the day, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump had...

Sigma Pi suspended until 2023

Stefanie Erickson | CIGAR | After recent events, Sigma Pi has been forced to leave their on-campus house. On Tuesday Dec. 12, two students from the Sigma Pi Fraternity were arrested at their on-campus house...

URI celebrates Chinese New Year

Photos by Oluwatona Campbell|CIGAR “To celebrate this special holiday, members of the URI community and the Confucius Institute gathered together last Sunday to mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year.” The Chinese New Year,...

News you should know

A school shooting at a Florida high school has left 17 dead and an additional 16 injured. The shooting occurred in Parkland, Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. According to CNN, both students and teachers...

Police beat 2/5 to 2/12

Feb. 5, 2018 At 7:42 a.m. a student reported the loss of their phone. At 10:28 a.m. a car hit Christ the King Church. An accident report was filed. There were no injuries and the church...