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...

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...

‘Time Stands Still’ this November

Photos courtesy of Catia Ramos. The student-directed production, “Time Stands Still,” will open in J-Studio of the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center on Nov. 2. “Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies tells the story...

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,...

From the dance floor to the big screen

Ballroom dancing club gets cast in ‘Anastasia: Once Upon a Time’ Photo by Joseph Lachance | Students of the URI Ballroom Dance Club practice during rehearsal. During last year’s spring break, the University of Rhode Island’s...

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...

Alex Nahas bring Bright Brown sound to 193

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| On March 26, the 193 Coffee House in the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union welcomed the unique instrumental, vocal talents and compositions of Brooklyn-based independent musician Alex Nahas, which...

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...

Rich the Kid performs at URI

Photo by Kayla Michaud | Rich the Kid was adorned in Rhody gear but fell short of student’s expectations. Rich the Kid, an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer, came to the University of...

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...

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