Julia Moro

Julia Moro
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Journalism is a passion of mine that I wish to pursue professionally once I graduate. Being able to write and put the news section together for the Cigar is an incredible learning opportunity that will help me achieve my professional goals.
Earlier this semester, a University of Rhode Island student voiced concerns to the Dean of Students' office and Panhellenic Council over several Halloween costumes she saw on her Instagram feed that she thought were racist. Joellyn Pari, a human development major, saw two members...
Several bars around campus will now allow women to order an “angel shot” if they feel unsafe. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. Starting this weekend, some local bars will implement the “angel shot,” which is a code alerting bartenders that the woman ordering the...
by Theresa Brown and Julia Moro Despite the health concerns about vaping, senior Brianna Dupont still enjoys using her Juul. Photo by Grace DeSanti. On Oct. 4, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo issued an executive order banning the distribution and...
After students had negative reactions to gluten in paper straws, many food services around campus have made warning labels. Photo by Melissa Marchese. In early October, Karen Orabona, a nutrition specialist at the University of Rhode Island, sent out an email to students with...
Butterfield residence hall was one of the locations on campus where voyeurism was reported in the showers. Photo from URI.  On Tuesday the University of Rhode Island warned students on-campus of instances of video voyeurism in showers in Butterfield and Weldin Hall which took...
Ellen Burstyn plays the lead role in William Friedkin’s “The Exorcist.” Photo from IMDB. The leaves are changing, the temperature’s dropping and Halloween is just around the corner. Though the weather gets everyone in the fall spirit, there’s nothing better than curling up...
Hoping to create a more inclusive campus, Health Services dissolved the Women’s Clinic. Photo by James McIntosh. This semester, the University of Rhode Island’s Health Services merged the Women’s Clinic with the rest of the facility in an effort to create a more...
URI’s 2018 Clery report data shows little change in the crime frequency on campus. Photo by Grace DeSanti. The report is released every year  and is required for all federally funded universities  The University of Rhode Island’s police department...
by Tonie Lopez and Julia Moro The series features different experts in the field each Friday  Students have the opportunity this fall to dive into the world of forensic science through talks given by experts in the field at this semester’s...
According to an economics professor at the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s economy never fully recovered from the Great Recession in 2008, and may never get a chance to.  Leonard Lardaro predicts that if the United States enters a recession by the end...