WRIU DJ Spotlight: Stone Freeman

For sophomore journalism major Stone Freeman, sports isn’t just something he follows at the University of Rhode Island; it’s also is something he wants to follow toward a career. Freeman is the Sports Communications Director...

We The Kings ‘Check Yes’ to 10th Anniversary tour in Pawtucket

It has been a long 10 years since the rock band We The Kings released their first self-titled album and when they hit the stage last weekend, the audience was transported back to 2007. The...

Shakey Graves goes ‘Beyond the Band’ in Boston

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, better known by his stage name “Shakey Graves,” came to Boston on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as part of a new and free “Beyond the Band” event series, in collaboration with Do617 and...

Rhody Rhapsodies: A new platform for URI singers

A recently formed group is giving student singers a new outlet for their talent. Rhody Rhapsodies, originally formed last semester under a different name, performs contemporary music and develops arrangements themselves. The club is managed...

Upcoming annual URI guitar festival

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students with and without guitar skills are welcome to come.  The University of Rhode Island, along with the Pump House Music Works, will be hosting this year’s Guitar Festival consisting...

Khalid dazzles URI students

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students flocked to Khalid’s concert to hear his hit songs including “Young, Dumb and Broke.” On Wednesday April 11, Khalid captured the attention of thousands of students when he performed...

Students ‘Reclaim’ the sound in percussion performance

This past Sunday, a semester's worth of practice and dedication from the students of the University of Rhode Island Percussion Ensemble and their coordinator, Dr. Kyle Forsthoff, culminated into “Reclaim: An Afternoon of Percussion Music,”...

Review: Kevin Hart commands Ryan Center at show

Intimidating raccoons, men with no knees and orangutan attacks may sound like the contents of a hallucination, but they were just parts of Kevin Hart’s nearly perfect comedy set at the Thomas M. Ryan...

Film festival showcased at URI Providence campus

The Providence Latin American Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in New England,  spiced up the city this past weekend. Panel discussions, workshops and exhibitions were held along with music that took place...

Biennial art show highlights faculty talent

On Sept. 13 the Biennial Faculty Art Show opened in the main gallery of the Fine Arts Center. This unique exhibit allows students and others to get a glimpse into the artful world of...

This week's top stories: