The ups and downs of being an Uber driver

When your car becomes your office, you open both your doors and yourself to the world. After driving for Uber for more than a year now, Marc Tondre, 57, has driven more than his fair...

Dishin’ it RI

If you’re feeling sweet and savory, give these new spots a try The line between dessert and dinner has been blurred. It can not be said for certain if flavor trends are shifting from sweet...

Cigar reporter predicts impact players for baseball, softball

With the spring semester in session and first pitch on the horizon, here are the Rams slated to have big impacts on the field in 2015 for the University of Rhode Island’s baseball and...

Pursuing degrees after service

Photo by Anna Meassick | SVO President Brian Coleman. The University of Rhode Island Student Veterans Organization is a small but established club on campus, consisting primarily of students who have previously served in the...

Life after Rhody

This year’s Alumni and Family Weekend drew many visitors to the University of Rhode Island Kingston campus. Among those in attendance were the recent graduates of the class of 2018. Almost six months out...

What would Dooley do?

President David Dooley sat down with the Cigar and talked about everything from his favorite place to eat in the Emporium to his proudest accomplishments as president of URI. Cigar: Your background is in chemistry,...

‘America’s Next Top Model’ Speaks to URI About Deafness in His Life

Nyle DiMarco signs to the audience about how he went from “the deaf kid” to a successful model, actor, and starting his own production company. |Photo by Anna Meassick

U.N. screens URI professor’s Holocaust documentary

The University of Rhode Island’s film professor Robert Cohen’s documentary was shown at the United Nations in New York City yesterday as a part of an annual celebration in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance...

Police Profile: meet Lieutenant Chalek

  Some police officers at the University of Rhode Island have had extensive policing backgrounds even before they began their work at the university. Michael Chalek, lieutenant for the police department, knew he wanted to become...

Full Ride to Australia

Photo by Stefanie Erickson |CIGAR| Students at URI are lucky to have opportunities to travel abroad. Sophomore Katie Sause will be studying abroad in Australia this summer with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) on a full...

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