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Photo contributed by: Christian Silvia | Staff Reporter I wrote my first article for the Cigar just before the pandemic started, it took weeks to edit since it was so poorly written. I often wonder what would have happened if I never nervously walked into the Cigar office midway through...
Alternative musician and “Euphoria” star Dominic Fike came to the Ryan Center last Wednesday to perform his music for URI students. PHOTO CREDIT: Greg Clark | Staff Photographer On April 20th, the University of Rhode Island hosted Euphoria star and singer/songwriter Dominic Fike for a performance at the Ryan Center. Due...
A student organization, SWIC, aims to empower women in STEM and give them a space to connect to each other. Photo Contributed by: SWIC In a profession dominated by men, the Society of Women in Computing (SWIC) at the University of Rhode Island offers a place where women in computer...
Students in the University of Rhode Island’s music department took to the stage last Friday for another weekly music convocation. The performance began with senior Gia Antolini coming out for her last convocation to perform “Liebestraum No.3” by Franz Liszt on the piano. After that performance, Antolini stayed on the stage...
On April 18, the Equity and Anti-Racism committee at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Arts and Sciences held a panel discussion in the Galanti Lounge of the Robert L. Carothers Library to discuss issues revolving around diversity on the campus. The committee, which is led by professors Joyce...
A brief history of Green Hall, the home of administrative offices. PHOTO CREDIT: Hannah Charron | Staff Photographer Built in 1938, Green Hall has been the home of the administration of the University of Rhode Island since the University was called Rhode Island State College until 1951. Completed during the Great...
Thoughts behind each Batman and their evolution. PHOTO CREDIT: Fortress of Solitude Out of all fictional masked characters that run around dressed as a mammal, Batman is among my favorites. Being portrayed in numerous media since the 1930s, the Dark Knight has been shown on screen in many ways, from...
On Wednesday, April 13, the Sojourn Collegiate Ministry held a flashlight Easter egg hunt at the University of Rhode Island. The egg hunt featured over 200 students looking for over 500 eggs which were hidden around campus, stretching from the Multicultural Student Services Center and Roosevelt Hall to the Quad...
OCG 539: Hacking4Oceans discusses environment, economics In fall 2021, in a collaboration between the Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) and the College of Business, the University of Rhode Island started a class that will return next year, OCG 539: Hacking4Oceans, where students can work with businesses and mentors to find...
Graduate school of Oceanography partners with Central Falls school district to build mini boat  Inspiration, a boat constructed by URI students and students from Central Falls, set sail on the Atlantic Ocean on March 26. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu The Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) at the University of Rhode Island sent...
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