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  John Yacano has transformed himself from an amateur videographer to a professional filmmaker. Yacano, a junior film major at the University of Rhode Island from Quincy, Massachusetts, found his love for film while making YouTube videos as a youngster. This love carried with him through high school where he...
  Zedd, the Russian-German music producer and DJ, performed at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center this past Tuesday as a part of his True Colors tour. “The minute Zedd came on I could feel the positive energy in my body from everyone in the Ryan Center,” said Steven Leone,...
World-famous singer from Mumbai, Dhanashree Pandit-Rai, merged jazz and Indian music together for a performance at the University of Rhode Island this past Sunday. Pandit-Rai, along with New York-based jazz pianist Richard Bennett and his wife Paula on percussion, performed songs from their record Mumbai Masala at the Fine Arts...
The Field of Artisans is a pop-up market for all types of creativity to provide artists with the opportunity to sell their work, gain exposure and network on a consistent basis. Katrina Meehan, the founder of the market, returned to Rhode Island after living in New York City for five...
Amelia Clermont, a junior art and communications major at the University of Rhode Island, has a long road of success ahead of her. Clermont, who has made art her whole life, hopes to take her artistic abilities to one-day work with a snowboard company and design the graphics on...
Mat Franco, an alumnus of the University of Rhode Island, recently premiered his special “Mat Franco’s Got Magic” on NBC this past Thursday evening. In 2014 there were riots in the streets of the URI campus after Mat Franco won season 9 of America’s Got Talent. As a previous student...
Alternative-metal band Dancing with Discord, a group that’s been together since eighth grade, is this week’s artist to watch. Robbie Downie, a sophomore psychology major at the University of Rhode Island, is the band’s lead singer. Other members include guitarist Ben Nejame, bassist Mike Sexton and Brody Briggs on...
To welcome students back to the University of Rhode Island, the Office of Dean of Students held a night full of food, games, and fun at Casino Night this past Saturday, September 12. The event took place from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Ram’s Den of the...
The Student Entertainment Committee (SEC), the same group who has brought the University of Rhode Island countless performers and entertainers, is back for another rocking year. SEC has four subcommittees, including Concerts, Special Events, VIP and Advertising. Each subcommittee meets weekly and students have the opportunity to let their voice...
To welcome students back to the University of Rhode Island, the Office of Dean of Students held a night full of food, games, and fun at Casino Night this past Saturday, September 12. The event took place from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Ram’s Den of the Memorial...

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