Eating your way to a healthier life

The University of Rhode Island is conducting a study in which they are exploring how technology can support the nutritional needs of Parkinson’s patients. Parkinson’s is a progressive disease of the nervous system that...

New coffee bar dares to be different

Photo by Anna Meassick | BRU RI offers delicious coffee, doughnuts, and a quiet space for students to study. The newly opened Bru RI Coffee Bar located on Fortin Road offers a bar-like atmosphere with...

Farmworker women: the dangers they face working in the field

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Mily Treviño-Sauceda and Elvira Carvajal speak to the audience of issues women face in the agriculture industry. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Mily Treviño-Sauceda and Elvira Carvajal presented a lecture titled...

Police Beat 11/23/18-11/28/18

Photo by Anna Meassick Friday, Nov. 23 At 9:21 a.m., a motor vehicle stop was made on Upper College Road. A citation/warning was issued. Saturday, Nov. 24 At 3:22 p.m., fraud was reported at the Chi Omega house...

Student Senate 11/28/18

At this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, several representatives were elected and the bill calling for the annual re-recognition of student organizations was passed. Student Senate President Adriana Wilding presented...

News You Should Know

Local News: Convicted child rapist, Richard Gardner, was released from prison again last week after few weeks for allegedly using the wrong address on an official document. WJAR reported that he was released due to...

This week in the Cigar’s history

Thursday, Dec. 4, 1980 Headline: URI lifts suspension on non-immunized women Twenty-six female students ignored the law that required them to receive an immunization that would prevent contractions of German Measles. The University stated...

Disconnect between students and housing stings

Photo courtesy of Jessica McLaughlin. McLaughlin was forced to kill many yellow jackets after they invaded her room in Tucker Hall. A student at the University of Rhode Island had to wait several days to...

Bye, Bye Bagelz

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Despite high demand on campus, Bagelz is choosing to close down and focus on their Wakefield location. Bagelz, the bakery located in the Kingston Emporium, will close by the end...

The Rhode to a healthy life just got easier

Photo courtesy of Patrick Luce. Students and faculty will be working together to provide mobile care to those in need. On Nov. 28, the University of Rhode Island will release its new Rhode to Health...

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