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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Short films for Holocaust Education

Photo courtesy of Veronica Wood. "I want to use the medium of film to help people explore history," said Rob Cohen, a film and media studies professor at the University of Rhode Island. Professor Cohen...

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