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Following a regular season unlike any other, the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball season is about to see the finish line.  The COVID-19 pandemic created a roadblock for many teams over the past few months. Between stoppages, cancellations and long hotel stays, keeping with a consistent routine was challenging for all...
Photo from gorhody.com In a season that has presented uncertainty and new challenges, the University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer team believes they still belong with the best-of-the-best in the Atlantic 10. “The team goal remains the same every year: win the conference championship and play in the NCAA tournament,” said...
Intramural Sports: A handful of intramural sports resume this semester from students to choose from, including basketball . Photo by Greg Clark.  Intramural sports are back this semester, but with a heavy emphasis on one thing: keeping the campus community safe. Although the pandemic has not yet reached its end, the...
Go Rams! The URI Women’s Basketball team beats both La Salle and Saint Josephs! Photos by Greg Clark. The University of Rhode Island Women’s Basketball team continues to prove that they can compete with the best of the Atlantic 10, coming away with crucial victories against both La Salle and...
Ishmael Leggett takes a shot against UMass. Photo by James McIntosh. This year has been the year of the unexpected, and the start of the college basketball season is certainly no exception. One of the most surprising results of the season to this point is Villanova’s 81-73 overtime loss to Virginia...
The equestrian team participated in the Region's Ride For Mika Show in 2018. Photo contributed by URI Equestrian club. For most, horseback riding is not the most popular or well-known sport. But for the University of Rhode Island equestrian team and their Club President Raechel Griffin, it has been a...
Despite following COVID-19 guidelines, the Boss Ice Arena will be closed in compliance with the state executive order. Photo by Siobhan Richards.  Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases across Rhode Island, all ice rinks in the state have been required to close for at least six days, according to...
In this week’s COVID-19 update, The Good Five-Cent Cigar will discuss the University of Rhode Island’s decision to put all of the football team’s activities on hold following two positive cases, updates regarding Halloween at Rhody and Rhode Island’s newest executive order issued to limit social gatherings to 10...
Students can participate in virtual group exercise classes, Tootell studio cycle class, yoga on the quad, intramural cornhole, wellness journaling and more. Photos courtesy of Lacey Hylen and Siobhan Richards. “There are so many things being offered,” said Jennifer Luther, the coordinator of marketing and memberships for the organization. Current programs...
URI’s ultimate frisbee team rallies for a new season. Photo contributed by a past Ultimate Frisbee team. While COVID-19 changes can make full competition in practice difficult, the ultimate Frisbee club team at the University of Rhode Island has successfully been able to create a routine that balances both engagement...
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