Zack DeLuca

Zack DeLuca
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Entertainment Editor - "I am a determined multimedia journalist seeking a career in the fields of entertainment journalism and video production. I have extensive experience writing and editing for print as well as audio/video broadcasting." Zack is graduating in May 2018 with a double major in Journalism and Film/Media. His stories have appeared in the Cranston Herald, Warwick Beacon, Newport Mercury, and Narragansett Times. Twitter: @zackdeluca
Mat Franco, winner of America’s Got Talent season 9, and University of Rhode Island alumni,  is bringing his charismatic and innovative magic act to the Ryan Center this Saturday as part of the school’s 125th anniversary celebrations.   Franco grew up in Johnston, Rhode Island and graduated from the University of...
Have you ever been interested in working in television or film? Perhaps you’d like to work with the University of Rhode Island’s TV Network or Film Collaborative. These two student groups work on various film projects throughout the semester. The TV Network utilizes the television studio located in Chafee...
  Twenty University of Rhode Island undergraduate theatre students and one alumna left Tuesday afternoon for five days to attend the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), at Western Connecticut State University. While at the festival they will participate in workshops and competitions for acting, directing and stage production...

Lil Uzi Vert Preview

Platinum Entertainment Group, NU WORLD & Devin Price Presents will be bringing hip-hop artist Lil Uzi Vert to the Ryan Center on Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. Vert is an American rapper and songwriter, who was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to Billboard, Vert broke out of Philadelphia...
Providence electronic musician and multimedia artist Bevin Kelley, aka Blevin Blectum, is showcasing her work in the Fine Arts Center’s main gallery weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. through Dec. 16, 2016. The showcase will feature a live performance on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. A main exhibit...
“Bleed for This” tells the story of real life boxer and Cranston, Rhode Island native, Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza. “Bleed for This” stars Miles Teller as Pazienza and Aaron Eckhart as his coach Kevin Rooney in the leading roles. Pazienza’s parents, Angelo and Louise are portrayed in supporting roles...

Fall TV Recap

Thanks to basic cable networks, HBO, and Hulu or Netflix, there’s more TV to watch than ever before, but picking up a new show can be a time commitment. With so many TV shows to choose from and limited time in the day, it can be tough to decide what...
“Saturday Night Live” has never been shy when it comes to airing satirical sketches about our presidential candidates, and they are definitely not holding back this year. Four episodes into its 42nd season, “SNL” has been relying heavily on the current election and its two main candidates, Donald Trump and...
The University of Rhode Island’s Italian studies program hosted the fourth and final film screening for this year’s New England Italian Contemporary Film Festival this past Tuesday. “Thank you for coming to the fourth and final film of the 2016 New England Italian Contemporary Film Festival,” said Professor Catherine M....
University of Rhode Island students and faculty gathered last Friday for the first annual “Rhode Warrior” event and the reveal of the new lights on the campus recreation fields. The first annual “Rhode Warrior” event came to life after University Police Officer Paul Hanrahan pitched the idea. When asked what...

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