‘What Ever Happened With That Laptop Thief?’

A laptop thief wreaked havoc on students who left their laptops unattended in the library beginning in the fall semester of 2017, stealing the laptops to later sell. Photo by Autumn Walter.

Deck collapses at Narragansett party

A deck collapsed at a Narragansett beach house on Saturday leaving multiple students injured and shaken. Photo contributed anonymously.  Over the weekend on Saturday Feb. 3, an off campus party went from fun to horror...

Fine Arts Center receives money for partial exterior renovations, much left desired by students

Cigarlight Story by Theresa Brown, Nicole Wagner and Ian Weiner The University of Rhode Island has received $12 million to complete exterior renovations and improve the heating and cooling system at the Fine Arts Center....

Student Senate changes policy after accused of violating the First Amendment

Photo by Anna Meassick | Student Senate made the decision to change terms of student organization funding. Cigarlight story by Andrew Main and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island Student Senate has altered their policy...

Extra travel day before Thanksgiving sparks debate

Anna Meassick | Students were granted the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off to give more time for traveling. This year, students at the University of Rhode Island will be given off from classes on Wednesday, Nov....

Another ring, another riot

Madness grips URI campus in wake of patriots win Joseph Lachance | A student expresses his disappointment in the Super Bowl half-time show while others riot around him...

Student marijuana use: URI post-decriminalization

The names of students and staff interviewed have been changed to protect their anonymity.* The decriminalization of marijuana went into effect on April 1, 2013, in Rhode Island, but there is still a stigma surrounding...

Brown Water in Dormitories Concerns Students

Just a few weeks ago, if you ran the tap in Aldrich Hall, brown water would continuously flow. Photo by James McIntosh. Several residential halls at the University of...

John Sears to resign from position as head of Housing and Residential Life

John Sears, assistant vice president of Student Affairs and director of Housing and Residential Life, officially put in his resignation this past Tuesday stating that his last day at the University of Rhode Island...

Sakai Soon to be Phased Out

Sakai will soon be replaced and phased out by another learning management system. | Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island’s Learning Management System Task Force hosted...

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