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A recently formed student punk band on campus named “The Shipping Department” is gaining momentum and popularity at the University of Rhode Island. “The Shipping Department” is composed of three musically inclined freshman URI students: Collin O’Connor, Sebastian Toledo and Joe Milia. All three members are well versed in the...
Photo by Julie Torchia | Rhody Rhapsodies performs a capella with enthusiasm and vigor. Rhody Rhapsodies, an acapella group at the University of Rhode Island, performed their annual Winter Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The acapella group’s winter concert was composed of nine songs that...
Photo by Greg Clark | Students participating in this week’s coffee hour painted canvases with colors representing the elements. On Friday, Nov. 16, the International Center held their monthly coffee hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union. This week’s coffee hour followed the theme: Internationalization on Canvas,...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Carts of books sit outside the campus store to advertise for the $5 “fill a bag” deal. Through Nov. 16, the University of Rhode Island campus store is holding a sale where you can fit as many books as possible into a bag for only...
Photo by Jesse Yelin | The Indian Student Association, pictured above, organized the Diwali event. On Saturday, Nov. 10, the Indian Student Association (ISA) held their annual Diwali celebration in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The ISA is a group on campus that serves to promote awareness of the cultural...
Photo courtesy of Seth Jacobsen Musical artist and cello professor in the University of Rhode Island’s music department Theodore Mook performed at the Star Island Chamber Music Conference and the Kingston Chamber Music Festival. The Star Island Chamber Music Festival was held in New Hampshire from Sept. 7-9. The weekend...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | Chris Alves gives a stand-up performance at the Comedy Show Tuesday night. On Nov. 6, the Comedy Club hosted a Stand-Up Open Mic Night at Hillel where students were able to perform their own stand-up comedy acts. The show was hosted by Ron Melamed, a freshman...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | The RKO Army performs to “Thriller” during pre-show. The RKO Army Performance Troupe put on a live performance of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Edwards Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island on Oct. 26. RKO Army is a small shadow cast from Rhode...
We’ve all been there, it’s a Friday night and you and your friends cannot think of anything to do. There are no parties going on, the gym is closed, you don’t want to do your homework because, hello it’s Friday, and you’re at the point where you would rather...
As the holiday season approaches, the University of Rhode Island’s Butterfield Dining Hall staff members transform the interior with decorations, letting their creativity and passion for each holiday make the eating experience more enjoyable for students and themselves. Tom Cronin, the manager of Butterfield Dining Hall, said that he and...

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