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...

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...

News you should know

On Saturday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government is believed to have killed approximately 40 people. It is believed that the Syrian Air Force dropped chemical bombs over Douma. A rebel group that...

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...

Senate report 4/11

During the Student Senate meeting Wednesday, a bill was passed by Finance Chair Samantha King proposing that $1,500 be granted to University of Rhode Island’s Sustainability Summit to cover the costs of events they...

URI students ‘March for Our Lives’

Photo by Emma Gauthier |CIGAR| URI students participate show their support at the march in Providence, Rhode Island.  One March 24, March for Our Lives (MFOL) organized protesters who stormed the Rhode Island State House...

Community Celebrates Persian New Year

Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Students enjoy the event's food and special cultural tables.  On March 25, at 6:30 p.m., members of the University of Rhode Island’s Persian community held an event in the Memorial...

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