Film Review: The Girl On The Train

Here’s a few random things that I generally have a lot of appreciation for: actress Emily Blunt, actor Justin Theroux, and thrillers released in the month of October based off novels that have the...

Theater students head to Conn. for workshop and competition in acting, production

  Twenty University of Rhode Island undergraduate theatre students and one alumna left Tuesday afternoon for five days to attend the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), at Western Connecticut State University. While at...

Musicians Guild rallies up music enthusiasts

Rhode Island’s population and size may seem tiny, but its passion for music is anything but small. For instance, Providence is very well known for its independent music scene, which includes genres such as pop...

Seasons change just like playlists

As fall takes its full swing into the University of Rhode Island, lots of changes are occurring. The leaves aren’t so green anymore, and some may even say they have turned a new leaf...

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...

Thoughts on Chance the Rapper’s historic, independent Grammy win

Chance the Rapper, Chancelor Bennett, not only won an award for New Best Artist last Sunday at the Grammy’s, but also won awards for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance. Like other Grammy...

BlacKkKlansman is powerful, moving and possibly insulting

Photo courtesy of IMDb. Spike Lee’s latest film to grace the big screen, “BlacKkKlansman” received controversial critique from fellow Director Boots Riley. The film showcases a side of racial politics that is relevant in modern day. The...

Bridging the generation gap through learning and film

  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Rhode Island is planning to bridge the gap between generations this fall, with a course that integrates learning for both undergraduates and older adult...

Column: Giving all genres a try

Indie, pop, rock, metal, folk, classical, funk, punk, country, EDM, alternative; the list of music genres go on and on, yet people tend to limit the types of bands they expose themselves to....

Photography for film credit

Sarah Vincii|CIGAR Darkroom photography classes will offer film students a variety of skills that can be utilized in multiple parts of the major. Photography is an important part of filmmaking, and having a grasp of...

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