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.
Dr. Lobsand Sangay, Tibetan president-in-exile. Photo courtesy of Thupten Tendhar. The University of Rhode Island, along with Yale University, will be visited by Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the exiled president of Tibet on his “Thank you, America” event tour. Sangay, of...

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Cardi B wins Grammy over Mac Miller Mac Miller was completely and utterly jipped Sunday night during the Grammys. Try to change my mind-- you can’t. Mac Miller was nominated for his first Grammy for best rap album. His last...
The four-volume series will explore the evolution of the 1,500-year-old institution A University of Rhode Island history professor will be leading an international team of experts that will publish a four-volume series on the evolution of the 1,500-year-old institution of the Catholic Church to...
Right from the get-go, “Sourpuss” descriptively pulls you into the world of a college student. To kick it off, senior Mallory Wahl sets the scene of party culture that every college student has encountered-- drunk frat guys. This is when the reader starts to get accustomed to...
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 on how student organizations receive funding following claims that their funding policies violated the First...
I had never heard of exit polls until my senior year of high school when I took Advanced Placement Government. Back then, I had a loose understanding of them and their importance. Now, I see the necessity. Exit polls are a way for journalists and political scientists to...
Photo by Autumn Walter | David Zirin took the stage at Edward’s Hall during the sixth honor colloquium of the semester to discuss the role gender plays in athletics. At the sixth honors colloquium Tuesday night, the lecturer, a New York Times bestselling author, said that toxic masculinity in sports...
By: Lianna Blakeman and Julia Moro Never would we have imagined that we would find ourselves on a stage in front of over 100 people questioning the future Rhode Island governor and United States senator. As simple student journalists, we typically go about our days staying informed of University of...
The University of Rhode Island encouraged students and community members to engage in dialogue about mental health at the third annual Fresh Check Day event held on the Quadrangle yesterday. University College, the Counseling Center, Health Services and the Psychological Consultation Center all co-sponsored the event and were...
At the University of Rhode Island the P.L.E.A.S.E program has been presenting to URI 101 classes about relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking for the past 12 years. The group is located within the Women’s Center, and is made up of volunteers. Racine Amos, the coordinator of Violence Prevention...