We’d like to apologize for our recent publication of “Senate president jumps off union clock tower” in our satire edition.  It  was deeply insensitive and a poor lapse of judgement on behalf of the organization.  It was never the Cigar’s intention to make light of serious mental health issues,...
Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched a new app last week. The website allows students at the University of Rhode Island to order...
The University of Rhode Island’s Campus Planning and Design Department is moving forward with their plans of building a new dorm, an engineering quad and visitors center. Construction for a new dorm, Brookside, will be starting next semester. Brookside will be an apartment style residence hall for only upperclassmen....
Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections across various different platforms. It’s not just a simple dating app anymore. Bumble has three main...
The University of Rhode Island will welcome the addition of a new Division 1 cornhole team this upcoming fall. Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn was pleased to formally announce the new team in his press conference this Wednesday. Reporters and fans alike were confused as they expected the conference to be...
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  Some female students at the University of Rhode Island are adding military science classes and labs to learn the tactics useful for future officers to their already-full course loads. The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, otherwise known as ROTC, is a program to provide individuals with the training needed to become officers...
University of Rhode Island alumni Daniel Faggella did what many college students only dream of: sell a company for over a million dollars. Faggella began his million dollar journey at URI where with only an independent study and a warehouse behind a carpet store. In the independent study, Faggella...
While zoning out in class or waiting in the line for a calzone, you may have seen a trend in Halloween themed Buzzfeed posts all over your Facebook newsfeed. As the celebrated night draws near, University of Rhode Island students are using this holiday to analyze different marketing strategies...
Matt O’Neil has been an anchor in the URI baseball lineup this season. The fifth-year senior is batting .323 with a slugging percentage of .608 on the year while adding 9 home runs and 37 RBI. O’Neil is top three on the Rams roster in all four of those...