Mary Lind

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.
Coronavirus outbreak makes travel unsafe Due to growing concerns over the coronavirus, many students have taken advantage of the free antiviral masks offered by Health Services. Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island has suspended study abroad programs...

Conspiracy Theories

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An incredibly embarrassing thing about me is that I absolutely love the idea of conspiracy theories. I don’t know what it is about them, but I find them to be fascinating. I (obviously) don’t believe, like, any of them, but I’ll listen to most of them. If...
Behind the scenes photos from the documentary “In Search of Tzotz” and "Giant Carnivorous Bats" show the incredible place that it was filmed. Photos courtesy of Jason Jacks. Jason Jaacks, an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Rhode Island, has been somewhere...
Photo by Melissa Marchese. Update: As of 8:46 p.m., Adams said that National Grid is now working through the night to try and restore power, and will be working until it is restored to campus. Also, earlier it was reported that the lines were...
Participants of the Citizen’s Police Academy recieve their own badges. Photo by Mary Lind. Today marks the start of the University of Rhode Island’s 10-week Citizen’s Police Academy in which participants will get first-hand experience with various aspects of policing.
Major Jagoda, who has worked for campus police since 2015, was a first responder at Sandy Hook, among many other calls to action. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Long-time police officer is a crusader for gun safety and bettering the community.
The University of Rhode Island is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct at a dinner party at President David Dooley’s house last month. “Shortly following this dinner, the University became aware of a complaint filed with its Title IX office,” said URI Spokeswoman Linda Acciardo....
In a country where mass shootings have killed over 100 people this year alone, the University of Rhode Island is prepared for the worst case scenario. Over the last several years, campus police have had extensive training in responding to active shooter situations, according...
The brand new engineering building is now open for classes. Photo by Greg Clark Building opened for the first day of classes, but finishing touches are still being completed. After years of planning and construction, engineering students were able to begin...
This Thursday night, don’t be surprised if you see a group of people walking around with signs that say “Take Back the Night.” They will be marching across the campus as part of the “Take Back the Night” campaign, which works to...