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,”...

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...

Alumnus releases final book of trilogy

Douglas J Wood, an alumni from the University of Rhode Island, recently released his book “Presidential Conclusions,” the last in a trilogy of political fiction following the second woman president, Samantha Harrison. “Presidential Conclusions”...

Holiday Music: Yay or Nay?

After all the turkey is cleared from the table and the tryptophan has kicked in, it seems like the holiday music just suddenly appears. In stores, television commercials, the dining halls: there seems to...

Running down a dream: Remembering Tom Petty

The rock and roll world received a crushing blow this past week when news broke on Monday, Oct. 2, that rock legend Tom Petty had passed away. Reportedly, the musician was found unconscious in...

URI students compete at national theater festival

      Students Catia Ramos and Jessica Winward from the University of Rhode Island were selected to showcase their talent at the 2018 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The KCACTF is a theater festival...

Gallery explores healing, inspiration, transformation

The University of Rhode Island Feinstein campus in Providence, in partnership with the Urban Arts & Culture Program, hosted an Art and Healing, Art and Health Exhibit. The exhibit, which is free and open...

‘Life in Color’ paints the Ryan Center with fun and flair

Let the games begin. Or should we say let the paint begin? "Life in Color", the “World’s Largest Paint Party” rocked the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center last night. With over 75 percent...

Band Spotlight: Tipling Rock

Tipling Rock, an indie rock band hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, has been breaking the mold for alternative and indie bands everywhere. With influences such as Passion Pit, MGMT, Young the Giant, The Strokes and...

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...

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