Mary Lind

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I’ve always been passionate about journalism and telling stories, and I think that the way a paper is laid out can help tell those stories more effectively. Good journalism is needed now more than ever and I’m excited to bring what I know to the Cigar this semester and to gain more experience in this field.
Singer Phoebe Bridgers’ pandemic-safe performance marked a return to live entertainment for this reporter. PHOTO CREDIT: nme.com Nothing rejuvenates you like a good concert. On Sept. 27, I went to Boston to see Phoebe Bridgers perform at the Leader Bank Pavilion –– my first concert since October 2019, pre-pandemic.  While there...
Trigger warning: suicide.  September is Suicide Prevention Month, and as it comes to a close, I’d like to say a few things about how we as a society go about the idea of “suicide prevention.”  Obviously, suicide prevention is incredibly important. When you’re suicidal, you don’t see any other way out....
“MONTERO” is not an album — it’s an experience.  Lil Nas X’s long-awaited debut album, released on Sept. 17, is catchy, fun and vulnerable. The album is divided into exciting pop songs at the beginning and heartbreaking, guitar-heavy songs as it progresses. He leaves no stone unturned as he talks...
The queer community exists in our purest, most joyful form during Pride Month. If you’ve ever been to a pride celebration, or interacted with any queer person ever, then you know what I mean. But, as always, we also exist as consumers.  Corporate ‘pride’ has become an overwhelming presence in the...
Olivia Rodrigo, you’ve created a masterpiece. There are simply not enough ways I can describe how much I absolutely love this album. I find myself screaming the lyrics to every single track -- not a single skip to be found. “SOUR” has brought back all of my teen angst in...
 As a chair of marine affairs at URI, Tracey Dalton possesses much knowledge on Rhode Island’s aquaculture. Photo by James Singer. With over 400 miles of shoreline, it makes sense that the official nickname of Rhode Island is “the Ocean State.”  The beaches draw thousands of visitors each year. Tourists and...
To rework a famous quote “The more the real world changes, the more things stay the same in ‘The Sims 4.’” Photo from amazon.com. You know how everyone picked up bread making or knitting or some other useful hobby during quarantine? Yeah, that wasn’t me. I picked up “The Sims...
Parlange “thrilled” to join the Rhody community President David Dooley’s successor has been named: meet Marc Parlange. Photo from uri.edu. The University of Rhode Island has named Marc Parlange as its 12th president. On April 1, the Board of Trustees presidential search committee voted unanimously to recommend Parlange as the top candidate....
 Finalists answer questions, discuss platforms With Dooley retiring, the hunt for the next President of the University of Rhode Island is on. Photo from dreamstime.org. The University of Rhode Island held two open forums this week with the two final candidates to replace President David Dooley when he steps down in...
“Picture director David Lynch, Stephen King, Luis Fonsi, Justin Timberlake, The Monkees, The Blue Meanies, Lord Voldemort and Emperor Palpatine, all drugged, and kept prisoner in an airline’s executive lounge,” that’s how Grammy-nominated artist Eric Alexandrakis would describe his new EP “GMT.”  Yeah, that fits - and I mean that...
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