Musician’s Guild holds “The Worst Christmas Ever”

The University of Rhode Island’s Musician’s Guild held a show this past Friday night titled “The Worst Christmas Ever!” with headliner artist Somos, an indie punk band from Boston. To start, the show featured openers...

Peace out, man: students celebrate 2016 Peace Day

Last Thursday, the University of Rhode Island hosted a Peace Day event on the quad, organized by the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies. Peace Day involved different tables and activities that were set up...

URI Paranormal Society, Halloween Stories

Last October, I did a series of articles documenting some of my best experiences with the URI Paranormal Society. While that series ended with what still is one of my best experiences with the...

Social Media: hurting or helping the music industry

  It is no secret that social media has influenced the music industry in a major way, but in this modern technology age, do we take these advances for granted? Thinking about how much social media...

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...

125 questions inspire students to ask ‘who’

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students in the Harrington Hub will now be met with a wall of “who” questions that will inspire them to question everything around them. Covering the walls of the Harrington Hub...

Running down a dream: Remembering Tom Petty

The rock and roll world received a crushing blow this past week when news broke on Monday, Oct. 2, that rock legend Tom Petty had passed away. Reportedly, the musician was found unconscious in...

Vinyl revival is on the rise

  For a long time, people looked at vinyl as nothing more than a past memory, but once again, vinyl has become a sought after form of music, drawing in consumers with it’s vintage, unique...

You can’t deport American history

Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Ph.D. began this year’s Honors Colloquium, “Inequality and the American Dream,” with a myth-debunking and objective look at immigration, amid questions of deportation and immigrant rights. University of Rhode Island President...

Students dodge in the name of the law

The University of Rhode Island Police Department hosted their second annual dodgeball tournament last Sunday in the Keaney Gym, inviting both students and on-campus organizations to compete against the officers. “It’s a way of interacting...

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