Unsung heroes of pandemic trace spread of COVID-19

0
Nurses work to combat spread of virus through contact tracing Often relegated to the background, the Cigar takes a closer look at those contact tracing COVID-19 in the University community. Photo by Nicole Wagner. Throughout the...

Master gardener teaches community about planting outdoors

0
 URI recently held a webinar event to help students learn how to grow plants at home. Photo by James McIntosh. For this week’s installment of the University of Rhode Island’s Learn at Home Webinar series,...

Student leader leaves mark on Rhody

0
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...

The sound of dissent

0
 Music professor teaches about protest music URI Professor Emmett Goods discusses the history of music as a form of protest. Photo by Greg Clark. Emmett Goods said he remembers his grandfather grabbing him by the back...

URI Cheer tumbles into a new season

0
With much of the focus on sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cigar decided to take a closer look at URI’s cheerleaders and Ramettes. Photos by James McIntosh. Fresh off their first-ever Universal Cheerleaders Association...

Small in numbers, large in scope

0
A closer look at the URI Anthropology department, which focuses on the study of human cultures and their development. Photo by Ethan Pellegrino. In general terms, anthropology is the study of humans, past and present,...

Rams that lead Rams: Student Organization Leadership Consultants

0
Student Organization Leadership Consultants holding a retreat with Rhody Ridiculousness. Photo by Kayla Laguerre-Lewis. Over the past year, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) have had to make some changes to...

Student leader looks back on involvement with URI organizations

0
SEC, D.R.I.V.E., M.U.S.I.C. and more, what doesn’t she do?  SEC, D.R.I.V.E., M.U.S.I.C. member talks about being Black student leader Photo contributed by Naleen Camara. Senior Naleen Camara’s time at the University of Rhode Island would have...

Professor, philosopher shares the magic in academia

0
 URI Professor of Philosophy Giacomo Leoni is teaching a class that dives deep into the subtext of the “Harry Potter” book series. Photo by James McIntosh. Giacomo Leoni is a professor of philosophy at the...

Rhode Island surfers wetsuit up for winter waves

0
Local surf shop picks up new surfers While most people are bundled up and sipping hot chocolate this time of year, the surf is still up for certain Rhode Islanders. Photo by James McIntosh. For...
font-family: baskerville-display-pt, serif; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400;