New parking lottery to start Fall 2018

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students will be racing to win the lottery for parking permits. Students have a '61 percent chance' of getting on-campus parking Between April 25 and 30, there will be a drawing for...

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...

R.I. legislation to ban bump stocks, initiate red flag policy

With calls for stricter gun laws after the Parkland shooting, Rhode Island’s legislatures have submitted two bills, one to ban bump stocks and the other to remove guns from people who were “red flagged.” Over...

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.,...

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