Paranormal Society holds evidence expo

Photo by |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island’s Paranormal Society held an evidence expo containing all the corroborating evidence they have to support the claim that paranormal activity exists. “Basically we are getting together our...

Student Senate Report 4/18

At Wednesday night’s Student Senate meeting, the issue of parking was discussed and presented by Kathy Collins and Abigail Rider. With the loss of parking spots due to the construction of the Visitor’s Center,...

News you should know

Two African American men were arrested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks while they were waiting to meet with a friend after an employee believed they were trespassing and called police. The arrest resulted in two...

University Police are prepared for active shooters, bomb threats

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Officers are trained to 'do what they have to do' to keep URI safe In today’s society, shootings or potential bombings are a real possibility and at the University of Rhode...

Rhody football helps save lives with 10th annual bone marrow drive

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Last Thursday afternoon the team held their 10th annual drive in hopes of getting 300 new members into the registry. Over the past 10 years the University of Rhode Island football...

Greek Week raises over $160,000

Photo contributed by Mikayla Gempp| Greek week continued to break fundraising records, with this year's grand total of $160,000. Last week, the University of Rhode Island’s fraternities and sororities held their 78th annual Greek Week. “It’s...

Police Beat 4/12 – 4/18

  Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| 4/12 At 2:23 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense at Ellery Hall. At 9:59 p.m., a report was filed for vandalism at Fayerweather Hall. 4/13 At 9:55 a.m.,...

Editorial Apology: What we’ve done and what we’re going to do

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...

URI plans 2 percent tuition increase

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...

Fine arts graffitied after parking changes

Photos courtesy of Victoria Gardiner In response to the new parking restrictions, graffiti has appeared on the sides of the Fine Arts Center. With the Fine Arts parking lot usually reserved for faculty and staff now...

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