Lights, camera, action!

After finishing up my first year at the University of Rhode Island as a film major, I was eager to spend the summer gaining experience that would further my future career. I took advantage...

Remembering Mac Miller

Photo by Anna Meassick | Students in Hillside Hall pay tribute to the late rapper Mac Miller by posting sticky notes in their windows. The death of rapper Mac Miller has devastated a number of...

Breaking out in the comic industry

Comic courtesy of Will Wilson, who used to provide comics for the Good Five Cent Cigar. Former Cigar cartoonist Will Wilson received two Eisner Award nominations for his published comic strip collection, “Wallace the Brave.”...

Restoring a 17th century house in Newport, virtually

The University of Rhode Island’s Art and Art History Professor Robert J. Onorato restored a 17th century neighborhood in Newport into Virtual artform. What started out to be a project to restore a 17th...

Director shines light on kids with incarcerated parents

A documentary released in January of 2018 shows the unique hardships kids with an incarcerated parent go through and how prisons can sometimes remedy those struggles. Director Denali Tiller’s work, Tre Maison Dasan,...

Music and arts festival bound to rock Providence in a new way

Photo courtesy of Greg Nacerino | Band Perpetual Groove is one of the bands performing at the festival. Music festivals are highly popular events for college students over the summertime, and the very first Rhode...

Marching band teams up with the football team

Autumn Walter | URI's Marching Band worked tirelessly to prepare for their showcase at the football game this past weekend. The University of Rhode Island’s football team and marching band teamed up during the game...

Israeli comedian humors URI

On Monday, April 23, the University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center hosted Israeli comedian Joel Chasnoff to commence their weeks long celebration of Jewish life. This marks Chasnoff’s second visit to URI as he...

Open-ended ideas, open-ended art

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Many students who took classes through the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Program have been fortunate to have had their artwork selected for  this year’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition....

Black Sabbath Review

Photo courtesy of Black Sabbath There’s a problem with music today. If you look around long enough, you might notice that there are all different genres of music. Pop, hip-hop, country, EDM, indie-rock, nu-metal, shoegaze,...

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