Jack Leonard, URI’s Social Media King

You may have seen the name “Jack Leonard” on one of the many social media accounts that attracts hundreds of thousands of followers. Or maybe, Leonard is the kid who sits next to you...

Movie review: ‘Black Panther’

From the moment the film begins, “Black Panther” is like nothing we've ever seen before. It’s refined vision of Wakanda and characters fulfill the demands of superhero spectacle with great subtext. The movie follows T'Challa...

Russian filmmaker brings film to campus

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Galina Evtushenko came to URI to present her film. The University of Rhode Island welcomed Russian filmmaker, Galina Evtushenko, to screen her film “Woe to Wit” on Monday, March 26....

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...

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith gives motivational speech

“How bad do you want it?” This was the sentiment that resonated throughout a motivational speech from one of ESPN's leading faces who spoke at the University of Rhode Island. Stephen A. Smith, co-host of...

A “Spooktacular” night of improv

Contributed by URI Improv Club Rhody Ridiculousness, the student improv troupe of the University of Rhode Island, performed a “Spooktacular” Halloween-themed show on Oct. 19 in the Memorial Union. Around 30 people gathered in Atrium...

Documentary shares alarming truth

Photo courtesy of IMDb On April 5, the Ryan Auditorium hosted a screening of “A Plastic Ocean.” The screening was hosted by the local Junior Girl Scout Troop #560 hoping to unveil the alarming plastic...

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...

Israeli comedian humors URI

On Monday, April 23, the University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center hosted Israeli comedian Joel Chasnoff to commence their weeks long celebration of Jewish life. This marks Chasnoff’s second visit to URI as he...

Students ‘express themselves’ at open mic night

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| After the event students gathered for a quick photo The University of Rhode Island’s Women’s Center spread awareness about Gender Empowerment Week by hosting an “express yourself” open mic night...

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