What does it mean to be “Human”?

Photo courtesy of IMDb On Sept. 28th, “Human,” a documentary by filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand was screened in Edwards Auditorium to a crowd of over 100 students, faculty and off-campus visitors. The film, released in 2015,...

Documentary starts difficult conversations

Photo by Kayla Michaud | Director Kendall Moore discusses the choices she made in composing the film. The documentary “Can We Talk?” sheds light on the difficulty of having conversations with underrepresented people of color...

A night with the real Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth, author of “Black Klansman: A Memoir,” and subject of Spike Lee’s movie adaptation, gave a talk in Edwards Auditorium last Sunday that was put together by the Student Entertainment Committee. Stallworth came to...

FREEZE artwork exhibit reception

Photo by Kayla Michaud | Carpenter and Carlson were awarded plaques in recognition of their artistic excellence. The Harrington School of Communications and Media held a reception last Friday for Ranger Hall’s recent art exhibit...

The Wild! opens for Steel Panther Saturday night

The band, The Wild!, will be performing in Providence on Sept. 29, bringing a fun rock-filled night to Rhode Island. It is evident that the band could not be more passionate about rock music and...

URI professor releases documentary

Photo retrieved from www.searchdogmovie.com In July 2018, a University of Rhode Island professor released a feature-length documentary online titled “Searchdog.” “Searchdog,” tells the story of a group of search and rescue specialists and the bonds...

Mary Poppins’ wins Motif Awards

Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theater Department, taken by Randy Osga. Over the summer, the University of Rhode Island’s production of “Mary Poppins” won multiple awards at the 2018 Motif Theater Awards. Among the...

2018 Emmy Awards: Winners Wrap Up

The 70th Annual Emmy Awards broadcasted live on NBC this past Monday, Sept. 17. They were hosted by American Comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che who are regularly featured on NBC’s flagship sketch show,...

Summer, 2018 – Sequels, prequels and a remake or two

Photo courtesy of IMDb. There’s no denying that since the beginning of time, classic stories have been remade, repackaged and retold. Nowadays fewer original stories are being created and classic stories are still resonating with...

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...

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