Flat Waves out, Davos in

Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| Flat Waves takes their leave, a new calzone restaurant opens in its place A new restaurant will be opening in the Emporium, taking the space of Flat Waves who quietly closed down...

Police Beat: 4/5 – 4/11

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Thursday, April 5 At 10:12 a.m., a medical emergency requiring transportation to the hospital occurred. At 2:26 p.m., police investigated vandalism at the Sigma Delta Tau house in Fraternity circle. A...

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...

Field of flags reminds URI “Never Again”

Photo by Stephanie Erickson |CIGAR|  The field of flags greeted students and URI community members as they walked to the library. Students at the University of Rhode Island pass a sea of different colored flags alongside...

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...

Sorority charter revoked after alcohol use, possible endangerment of new members

The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to...

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...

Students and faculty acknowledge persistent parking problems

From March 30 to April 27, the University of Rhode Island’s traditional parking layout will change in order to accommodate visitors during the busy admissions season. The Fine Arts South parking lot, which is usually...

Police Beat: 3/21/18 – 3/27/18

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| March 21, 2018 At 1:56 a.m., University Police responded to a medical emergency at Hillside Hall. A student was transported to the hospital. At 3:45 a.m. there was a parking complaint at...

Former URI student charged with first-degree murder

Photo by Autumn Walter | You never know who may be walking among you A former University of Rhode Island student is facing charges of first-degree murder. Owen Morris, a 21-year-old from Warren, Rhode Island, was...

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