Band puts twist on classic Christmas music

On Dec. 4, “The Mavericks” played at The Strand Ballroom, a music venue in Providence, Rhode Island, to promote their newest album, “Hey! Merry Christmas.” “It was a business move sure,” Lead Guitarist Eddie...

Freshmen form band after meeting at orientation

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:...

Student film ‘You Are The Reason’ directed by aspiring filmmaker

Photo courtesy of Sunny Davis. Senior, Sunny Davis works alongside her peers to direct her film “You Are the Reason.” On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Sunny Davis, a senior film major, will premiere “You Are The...

Rhody Rhapsodies dazzles at Winter Concert

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...

‘Inter-Media’ brings new meaning to art

The University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center’s current exhibit on display, “Inter-Media,” includes various art mediums that are thought-provoking. The exhibit features three outside artist work through different media. The first group of 11...

Senior film major directs original psychological thriller

Photo by Kayla Michaud | Jina Moran and Sarah Angeloni filmed and directed their film “Forget Me Not.” University of Rhode Island Senior Jina Moran saw her ideas come to life as she wrote and...

Opera performance impresses crowd

Photo by Anna Meassick | Brendon Lewis and Christina Nero perform “The Flock They Leave the Mountains” during the Opera Workshop. The University of Rhode Island Opera Workshop featured an array of opera scenes and...

SpongeBob SquarePants creator passes

This past Monday, beloved creator and animator Stephen Hillenburg passed away at the age of 57 in his Southern California home after a 20-month battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Hillenburg is best known for...

Defying misconceptions of fine art majors

When deciding to pursue a career in the fine arts, there often comes a stigma and a question if the decision to do so is practical. However, University of Rhode Island fine arts department...

Column: Do college students still go to the movies?

Photo by Anna Meassick | Entertainment Cinemas is the nearest movie theater to campus. As a freshman at the University of Rhode Island who lives on campus and doesn’t own a car, I have found...

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