Do you know your final exam rights?

The University of Rhode Island has laid out rights for its students that should be honored by professors regarding final exam schedules. The final exam rights for every student at URI is outlined in...

Application season strikes competition

The University of Rhode Island office of admissions has received around 15,000 applications this year for the early action deadline. Out of the applicants, only around 850 students can be admitted into some of...

Fem fest discusses gender equality issues

On Dec. 10, the University of Rhode Island Women’s Center will host its first-ever Fem Fest in to promote gender equality inspired by the age of the #metoo movement. The event’s coordinator, junior Shannon McDonnell,...

Police Beat: 11/29/18-12/5/18

Photo by Anna Meassick Thursday, Nov. 29 At 2:26 p.m., a motor vehicle stop was made on Plains Road. A citation/warning was issued. At 7:00 p.m., a complaint was made at Butterfield Dining Hall. A report was...

News You Should Know

The former 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 94. His death occurred during the night between Friday and Saturday. The Washington Post says Bush was...

This week in the Cigar’s history

Dec. 3, 1997 Headline: Art interns to raise AIDS awareness through banner in Union Fine Arts Center interns at URI developed a banner to hang in the Memorial Union in support of AIDS Awareness...

Student Senate 12/5/18

The resolution calling for “the protection of transgender, gender queer and intersex people” was passed during the meeting, with 10 senators abstaining from the vote. Senator Jay Rumas motioned to vote on this resolution...

Student Senate changes policy after accused of violating the First Amendment

Photo by Anna Meassick | Student Senate made the decision to change terms of student organization funding. Cigarlight story by Andrew Main and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island Student Senate has altered their policy...

193 Coffee House receives new espresso machine

After months of fundraising, lack of fancy drinks and disappointed customers, the 193 Coffeehouse has a new espresso machine, purchased entirely by an anonymous donor. As a nonprofit, student-run organization, it was difficult for...

Safety measures for the peaceful mind

Photo by Anna Meassick | The Blue Light system allows students to alert authorities as they’re walking across campus. The safety of college campuses is always a top concern amongst students and parents and even...

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