Movies you might have missed this summer

This summer was chock full of big blockbusters and, unless you’re a movie buff who chose to spend his summer in a dark, cold theater, you might have missed a few of them. There...

The “Silver Age” of television: ‘Arrow’

You may have heard the phrase “a golden age of television” used when talking about the abundance of programs on air, but I prefer to use the term “silver age.” In the past decade...

Italian and Dutch artist talks art, philosophy and “age of selfies”

In combining various art mediums with her own personal philosophy, Italian and Dutch artist Marta Nijhuis demonstrated Monday night at the University of Rhode Island, how the phases of our own philosophy mature, reflect...

Have musicians progressed over time?

When I started playing bass guitar at age 13, it seemed like everyone around me had started playing instruments as well. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve had the opportunity to play with a variety...

‘Birth of a Nation’ film references past, takes new direction

To preface this review, let me say that I am putting aside any and all sexual assault allegations against the people responsible for making the film. You can read about that if you’re interested...

Elderly gives advice on love

Over the past decade, young adults have come under the assumption that long-term marriage is a tradition of the past, but Dr. Karl A. Pillemer has made it his endeavor to prove otherwise. Pillemer, just...

The Way Back When

The Way Back When, a local band whose new EP “Kenai” just dropped on Friday, Oct. 13th, doesn’t conform to one genre but rather blends alternative, punk and emo to form a unique sound....

‘Measure for Measure’ director discussion

Photos courtesy of the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department I sat down to talk with the director of the University of Rhode Island Theatre’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” Rachel Walshe. “Measure...

Rhody Rhapsodies, URI’s new a capella group

Though the group is still in its first year of performing, the University of Rhode Island’s a capella group, Rhody Rhapsodies, is already well on its way to harmonizing like professionals. If you aren’t familiar...

URI musicians rock out at festive ‘Worst X-Mas Ever’ show

The University of Rhode Island Musician’s Guild hosted the “Worst X-Mas Ever” in the Memorial Union Friday night, featuring four acts and many ugly Christmas sweaters. Atrium 1 of the Union was clad with lighting...

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