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A sorority at the University of Rhode Island hosted a concert this week to benefit a philanthropic health care organization. On-campus women’s pharmacy organization Lambda Kappa Sigma sponsored the Hope Rocks Benefit Concert. All proceeds will go toward Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere). Project HOPE was founded in 1978...
Student groups faced off against each other in a University of Rhode Island version of the gameshow “Family Fued” on Tuesday night. The event took place in the Memorial Union ballroom and was hosted by Powerful, Independent, Notoriously, Knowledgeable Women (PINK) and was a fundraising effort for the club’s activities. “We...
On Halloween night last week, dozens of students at the University of Rhode Island did the “Time Warp” again. The RKO Army, a shadow cast performance group based in southern Rhode Island, held its annual showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at Edwards Auditorium on Oct. 31. The film...
Student guitarists performed classical compositions at the Music Department’s Guitar Night on Sunday. Guitar Night is an annual event for the University of Rhode Island’s Guitar Ensembles, a group of advanced student guitar players who are part of the Chamber Music Ensembles program. This year’s Guitar Night event took place on...
Internationally renowned classical guitarist Claude Bourbon headlined a free concert at the 193 Degrees Coffeehouse last night. The coffeehouse collaborated with the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies and Strike A Chord to host the show. “It was a joint effort,” Paul Bueno de Mesquita from the Center for Nonviolence and...
The University of Rhode Island’s student radio station, WRIU, is turning 75 this year. WRIU was founded by students in 1939, when URI was still called Rhode Island State College. The station was originally called WHOE, and was an AM station. It changed its frequency to FM and assumed the...
The 193 Degree Coffeehouse at the University of Rhode Island is usually a place at which to hang out and drink coffee. But last Thursday night, students came to the coffeehouse not only for coffee, but also for an open mic night. 193 Degree Coffeehouse is a student-run coffee shop...
A recently formed group is giving student singers a new outlet for their talent. Rhody Rhapsodies, originally formed last semester under a different name, performs contemporary music and develops arrangements themselves. The club is managed by co-presidents Nicholas Castro and Molly Seasholtz. The club originally formed last semester under the name...
This week, students at the University of Rhode Island took a break from their busy schedules to play Battleship. Not the classic board game: the canoe battle. Battleship was an aquatic event that took place on Thursday in the on-campus Tootell Aquatic Center at 9 p.m. The object of the...

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