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As COVID-19 has been gradually controlled, the University has reinstated in-person tours with some changes. Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island is telling prospective students to mask up, get tested and sign up for small, abbreviated campus tours between now and May 1. Before COVID-19, campus tours were...
With both praise and condemnation from viewers and reviewers, the jury is still out on Netflix original ‘Ginny and Georgia.’ Photo from imbd.com. Netflix’s new show “Ginny and Georgia” is all but boring. Despite the corny jokes all binge-worthy television shows have, identity, love and murder all come into play...
 URI students tried to stay afloat in a cardboard boat race at the Tootell Aquatic Center. Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island held its first annual Cardboard Boat Race at the Tootell Aquatic Center, hosting student boat racing this past Sunday. Teams consisting of no more than three...
A stan of Taylor Swift discusses her love for the popular pop artist. Photo from pitchfork.com. The phrases, “there were five holes in the fence,”  “I’m not asleep, my mind is alive,” “no its becky,” “1, 2, 3 let’s go b*tch,” “vehicular manslaughter” and the number 13 all have one...
Markeem Rodrigues is a sophomore at URI with a triple major and membership in 5 different organizations. Photo contributed by Markeem Rodrigues. Markeem Vee Rodrigues, a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, has established himself as a Black student leader on-campus through his involvement in classes and clubs. Rodrigues is...
The optometrist office in the Memorial Union basement has closed, becoming the latest victim of the pandemic. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino. After 15 years of business, the University Optometrist located in the Memorial Student Union at the University of Rhode Island has closed due to “changing times,” creating space for...
With Valentine’s Day mere days away, here are the Cigar’s “do’s and do-not’s” of this most important of couples’ holidays. Graphic by Alison Carpino. It’s that time of the year again. Plastic hearts and cheap candies cover the shelves of every store you walk into, which could only mean one...
The entertainment industry undoubtedly plays a huge role in the lives of college students today. Because of this, everyone has formed their own opinions, making it bound for there to be unpopular ones within the University of Rhode Island student population.  Personally, I have some unpopular opinions of my own....
Joe Biden celebrates his new position as the President of the United States. Photo from nbcnews.com. On Saturday, Nov. 7, the majority of media outlets called the 2020 United States presidential race, naming Joseph Biden president-elect and Kamala Harris vice president-elect.  The highly contested and publicized race has been met with...
Incumbent President Donald Trump. Photo from Whitehouse.gov. Gone are the days when you’d wake up on the first Wednesday of November every four years and know the victor of the United States presidential election.  In a divisive Election Week in American history, the presidential contest of Republican President Donald Trump vs....
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