Theresa Brown

Theresa Brown
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I believe that journalism is one of the most important fields in the world. It is incredible to have the responsibility of informing the public, and while I didn't know I wanted to pursue this interest at first I am so incredibly excited to take on this role. News, whether it be big or small impacts so many and I think that giving the students of URI a look into everything that is going on around them is extremely necessary to the overall functionality of the University. On another more personal note, I'm doing this because I have a passion for writing and because I care so much about the reporters and editors involved with the paper already and can't wait to work with them and lead them going forward.
struggled to grasp how to produce a Black film that does not perpetuate stereotypes, tokenize diverse characters and reduce the work of historic Black figures by placing them within the lens of a white narrative. There is a huge difference between a white-directed and a Black-directed Black film. It is...
A look back at the conclusion to Jenny Han’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” series. Photo from imbd.com. Two years ago, I would have loved Netflix’s last installment of Jenny Han’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” series for its hopefulness, happy ending of sorts and cute...
Want to read but can’t find the inspiration to pick up a book? Here are 6 suggestions to respark your inner bibliophile. Photo from goodreads.com. It’s really easy to fall out of love with reading when all you read are textbooks and class-related articles and essays. But, the best way...
The Fine Arts Center could potentially have a $57 million renovation in the near future. Photo by Greg Clark. The University of Rhode Island is launching a campaign to push Rhode Island voters to approve Question 1 on the special election ballot on March 2, which would make way for...
How did Jane Austen’s iconic novel “Pride and Prejudice” fair in its transition to the big screen? Photo from imbd.com. What if I told you that some of Jane Austen’s most famous quotes are ones she never even wrote? Well, that’s what I’m telling you now. It seems that a lot...

This is it.

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Editor in Chief Theresa Brown, celebrates her accomplishments working for the Cigar. Photo by Nate Plusquellsic. Every time I pick up a new book to read, I can never stop myself from flipping all the way to the last page and reading it. Sometimes it completely spoils the whole book,...
URI Theater alumni, Diego Guevara, made his netflix debut in show called “Dash and Lily.” Photo from today.uri.edu. “It is just the absolute best feeling in the world to know that just the fact that I am on the screen is enough to inspire somebody else, and I definitely want...

Songs that still slap

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Miley Cyrus’s hit “Party in the USA” is a classic throwback song for Millenials and Gen Z. Photo from fanpop.com. I often find myself unsure of what playlist to put on when my friends get in the car. Sure, I was probably either screaming the words to the “Hamilton” cast...
Author Jane Austen still inspires and entertains readers today. Photo from Columbia College. If you’re an avid rom-com watcher like me, then Jane Austen’s books should be the next thing you pick up in your local bookstore.  At first glance, books like “Pride and Prejudice” or “Emma” seem dense, hard to...
Lily Collins stars in Netflix series “Emily in Paris,” directed by Darren Star. Photo from insider.com For the people out there wishing to immerse themselves in a life of culture after college, “Emily in Paris” is the furthest thing from reality. Take every cliche about Paris, put it in a...
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