26th Annual ASA Culture Show

Photo courtesy of the URI Asian Students Association The University of Rhode Island Asian Students Association will host their 26th Annual ASA Culture Show on April 26 in Edwards Auditorium from 7:30 p.m. to 10...

Student designers showcase fashion at Spring Splash

As spring starts to roll around the corner, so does the annual “Spring Splash Fashion Show.” The Textiles, Merchandising and Design Department put this show together every year with this year’s theme being, “Colorful...

‘Kingsman’ dazzles but doesn’t stick the landing

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” proves to be a fun ride as it brings back the hyper-stylized action and beloved characters of its predecessor, but it ultimately suffers from its poorly fleshed out villain. The...

This day in music history: Dark side of the Moon

Photo courtesy of Rock.com| In July of 1988, while the popular music scene is ruled by solo popstars like Michael Jackson, glam metal bands like Def Leppard, and rap groups like N.W.A. and A Tribe...

Set Design of Mary Poppins in the works

From backgrounds to lighting and everything in between, set designer Cheryl de Wardener has been working since mid-December to bring the set of “Mary Poppins” to life. “I design all of the scenery, that includes...

Deadly floods push peace corps out of Peru

Last month Peru was struck with heavy rains, leading to disastrous flooding, as a result of an abnormal El Niño, the warming of surface sea temperatures in the Pacific. An El Niño is associated...

DJ Hype mixes Kendrick, Dr Dre

By Oluwatona Campbell and Jourdan Miller On April 3, Vancouver DJ and producer, DJ Critical Hype released a 23-track Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre mashup mixtape titled "The DAMN. Chronic.” The title of Hype’s mixtape...

Local Band Spotlight: Wax On

A four-piece reggae-punk band from North Reading, Massachusetts, Wax On, plans to release a new album this fall. Members of the band include Dan Cady on guitar and vocals, Luke Pelletier on guitar, Mike...

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...

Netflix aims for 700 original series, movies in 2018

As if they weren’t already sucking up everyone’s free time or dominating competing streaming services, this past Tuesday Netflix announced a major boost of “original” content coming in 2018. Media mogul and Netflix CFO,...

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