Kayla Michaud

Kayla Michaud
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I’m doing this because I honestly think that by working for The Good Five Cent Cigar you receive a stronger more well rounded journalism education at URI. I’m here to put all my effort into learning more about the journalism field and acquiring the skills needed to be a journalist. While being an editor is a challenge, it’s a challenge I accept because while I’m constantly learning new ways to help reporters it’s also a position that helps myself identify what I can personally improve on. The position also helps me gain team building skills from working on a production team.
(Left to right) Lauren Janetti, Conor Delaney and Trey DiGioia play third-graders who rebel against their fundamentalist principal in "A Brief History of the Earth and Everything in it..." Photo by James Singer. URI’s Theater Department has a strong opening night for their musical
Joaquin Phoenix plays the Joker in Todd Phillips’ movie "Joker.” Photo contributed by IMDB. Even with safety concerns, “Joker” broke the October domestic box office record with $96 million last weekend.  This release has made history for being the highest-grossing...
Professor Nicholas Corsano joins the Harrington school this semester to teach film students about cinematography. Photo by Grace DeSanti. “I started as a child actor and I realized that I was mostly drawn to the act of being on set and not so...
Researcher Marland Chang participates in a study for autism research. Photo contributed by Vanessa Harwood. Two University of Rhode Island professors are tracking the eye-movements and measuring brain activity of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to see how they understand and learn language. 
Photo from ScreenRant. During the past few months people have been at the edge of their seats during the action scenes of “Spider Man: Far from Home” while they also had their heart strings tugged at during “Toy Story 4.” The movie world has,...
Liard French (left) and Peter Krekorian (right) grew up as best friends with a passion for photography. |Photo courtesy of Peter Krekorian. Depending on the season, you can find these Rhode Islanders surfing, skiing or working as lifeguards, but all year round they...
Maya Suggs (left)  and Meinca Pinichat (right), are hard-working first generation students who work as campus tour guides. | Photo by Grace DeSanti. According to the First Generation Foundation, an estimated 50 percent of the college population consists of students whose parents did not...
Whenever you see a musician perform it all looks so natural, but the reality is there’s so much more behind learning how to play. First off, you have to learn how to properly hold the instrument and if it’s a string instrument, how to hold the bow....
Dining Services in introducing a commuter meal plan featuring combo swipes for the 2019-2020 school year. Photo by Anna Meassick. Dining services will be issuing updated and new meal plans for the 2019-2020 academic year with more options for both residential and commuter students....
(Left to right) Spencer Kaplan, Sean Campbell, and Justine Mirek playback and review footage. | Photo courtesy of Justine Mirek. After being inspired by her relationship with her grandfather who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, senior film major Justine Mirek knew this would lead...