University Honors The Memory of Zeta Tau Alpha President

On Saturday, Feb. 16 at 8:38 a.m., first responders were alerted to a medical emergency involving one student at the Zeta Tau Alpha house, located at 4 Fraternity Circle on the University...

Sorority charter revoked after alcohol use, possible endangerment of new members

The University of Rhode Island and the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity mutually agreed to rescind the charter for the URI Iota Delta chapter of Alpha Phi until spring semester of 2021, according to...

Sigma Pi suspended until 2023

Stefanie Erickson | CIGAR | After recent events, Sigma Pi has been forced to leave their on-campus house. On Tuesday Dec. 12, two students from the Sigma Pi Fraternity were arrested at their on-campus house...

New parking lottery to start Fall 2018

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students will be racing to win the lottery for parking permits. Students have a '61 percent chance' of getting on-campus parking Between April 25 and 30, there will be a drawing for...

Catholic Chaplain Put on Leave

The chaplain at the Catholic Center located on campus was removed. | Photo by Anna Meassick. by Andy Main, Julia Moro and Mary Lind The Catholic...

Editorial Apology: What we’ve done and what we’re going to do

Last Thursday, April 4, the Good Five Cent Cigar published a satirical edition of our newspaper titled the “Bad 5 Dollar Vape.” In that edition, the article “Senate president jumps off clocktower” was published...

Fine arts graffitied after parking changes

Photos courtesy of Victoria Gardiner In response to the new parking restrictions, graffiti has appeared on the sides of the Fine Arts Center. With the Fine Arts parking lot usually reserved for faculty and staff now...

University Fails to Open Brookside Apartments on Time, Frustrates Students

Brookside apartments were delayed by one semester due to mistakes from the architectural design firm and weather, according to URI’s Office of Capital Projects. Photo by James McIntosh. School...

Flat Waves out, Davos in

Photo by Kristina Erickson |CIGAR| Flat Waves takes their leave, a new calzone restaurant opens in its place A new restaurant will be opening in the Emporium, taking the space of Flat Waves who quietly closed down...

Change in freshman parking policy to start fall 2019

Photo by Melissa Pellegrino | With the first month of the semester gone, many commuters still struggle to find parking in both Plains Road Lot and Fine Arts Lot. Due to ongoing construction projects at...

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