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...

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...

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...

HRL puts Hillside residence hall rumors to rest

Since Hillside Residence Hall was built at the University of Rhode Island in 2012, rumors have spread around campus regarding a faulty structure and a sinkhole, but Housing and Residential Life finally put these...

SOLC loses $17,000 budget

By Andrew Main, Julia Moro, Samuel Murray, Caitlyn Picard, and Ian Weiner Senate votes 27-3 to unfund student organization After debate, Student Senate decided to defund the Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) with a vote of...

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...

University looking for suspects in car vandalism incidents

By Theresa Brown and Andrew Main Swastikas and phallic images were carved in various lots around the Kingston campus The vandalism has taken place in multiple areas such as the Flag Road, Keaney, Dairy Barn and...

Professor helps thousands with speech anxiety

Photo courtesy of Robert Burns. Robert Burns, a communications professor at the University of Rhode Island has spent many years working with over 16,000 people to overcome their speech anxiety. From NFL players, to popstars, professors...

Food ordering made easier: Hungry Rhody becomes Hungry Button

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched 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...

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