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Say 'kaput' to iPod regulars, Destroyer's LP 'Kaputt' brings easy listening, '80s character
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - Want to listen to some new and interesting music? Do you like discovering bands you haven't heard of before? If you're reading this, then your answer should already be clear -- yes. Let's rock on.
This week's pick is Kaputt, the ninth LP from the Canadian rock band Destroyer.”

Bookstore Store Charge Office to replace Memorial Union Atlas Game Room, increase revenue, efficiency
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - Technology has become a cultural trend in recent years, where replacing old devices for newer ones is as constant as the change in weather. The closure of the University of Rhode Island's Atlas Game Room in the Memorial Union over winter break is no exception to the trend.”
Perfect Valentine's pick-up lines bring unique spin for URI students
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - With Valentine's Day on the horizon, it's time to start thinking about how to ask out that special guy or girl who sits next to you in class or that hottie you made eye contact with that one time at the dryers in the laundry room. What better way than by using a little Rhody-inspired swagger?
Get Big.”

URI men's hockey players take their game global on Team USA
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - Seventeen hours of travel time, a seven-hour time difference and the first time on foreign soil. "There was no way I was turning it down," sophomore defenseman Alan Dionne told Head Coach David Debol when he called to offer him a spot on Team USA at the World University Games in Erzurum, Turkey.”
Cancellations, delays to be decided later, official said
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - The University of Rhode Island's review board has examined its methods in determining whether the present day's weather should affect class cancellations or delays.
On Feb. 2, URI was faced with a snow and ice storm that was forecast to be light enough not to affect travel for students.”

Sex & the Cigar
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - Dear Sex & the Cigar,
As I'm sure you're all aware, Valentine's Day is coming up this Monday. Normally I'm not one to care about whether someone takes me out to a fancy dinner or surprises me with candy and one of those huge, tacky teddy bears.”

URI women's swimming and diving ends season with losses
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - The University of Rhode Island women's swimming and diving team finished up their regular season at Dartmouth College last Saturday. They lost to both Dartmouth and Northeastern University, in a duel meet.
The Rams lost 230-65 to Northeastern and 198-94 to Dartmouth, while Dartmouth took the meet beating NU 176-119.”

URI Hunger Center works to help feed low-income families, provides student volunteer opportunities
by The Good 5 Cent Cigar
Jan 01, 2018
“2/11/11 - The Feinstein Center for a Hunger Free America at the University of Rhode Island helps to locate and provide nutritional assistance to low income families.
"In the beginning, it was just me trying to start the center, but we have really grown since then," director Kathleen Gorman said.”

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