9-year-old-star takes URI stage

Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theatre Department, taken by Randy Osga At just 9-years-old Kate Rocchio will be starring in the role of Jane Banks in the University of Rhode Island Theater Department’s upcoming...

Khalid dazzles URI students

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students flocked to Khalid’s concert to hear his hit songs including “Young, Dumb and Broke.” On Wednesday April 11, Khalid captured the attention of thousands of students when he performed...

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place,’ a character driven creature feature

If you’re a fan of thrillers that keep you white-knuckling the cup-holders of your seat, or the hand of whoever is next to you, Director John Krasinski has the perfect flick for you. I...

Documentary shares alarming truth

Photo courtesy of IMDb On April 5, the Ryan Auditorium hosted a screening of “A Plastic Ocean.” The screening was hosted by the local Junior Girl Scout Troop #560 hoping to unveil the alarming plastic...

‘Mary Poppins’ flying to URI

Photo courtesy of Randy Osga In just a couple of weeks a “practically perfect” production will be taking over the spotlight in the Fine Arts Center. Emily Turtle and Brooks Shatraw are two of the...

Students ‘express themselves’ at open mic night

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| After the event students gathered for a quick photo The University of Rhode Island’s Women’s Center spread awareness about Gender Empowerment Week by hosting an “express yourself” open mic night...

RI Black Film Festival

A one of a kind event is coming to Providence this weekend, as the Rhode Island Black Film Festival is set to take place starting this Saturday April 14 and going through the 16th. This...

Khalid comes to campus

Photo courtesy of the URI Student Entertainment Committee  Lil Wayne, Post Malone, Fetty Wap, Kendrick Lamar and many more have graced the Ryan Center stage for the annual spring concert. This year's spring concert is...

Robbie’s Reel: ‘Ready Player One’

Back when Steven Spielberg, arguably the most famous and noteworthy filmmaker in history, announced that his next project would be an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestselling young adult novel “Ready Player One,” I was...

Behind the music with Lila Kane

An interview with URI Theatre Department's musical director The University of Rhode Island’s Theatre Department is putting on a classic musical fit for all ages, “Mary Poppins.” I had the privilege of meeting with the...

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