‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. performs at URI

Broadway star Leslie Odom Jr., best known for his performance in the Pulitzer Prize winning musical “Hamilton,” was welcomed at the Ryan Center on Friday night by a crowd of enthusiastic and adoring fans. The...

Altering music after it is released; innovative or insincere?

  Hip-hop artist Kanye West has been known to push the boundaries of hip hop and popular music for most of his musical career. Love him or hate him, West is a well-known, creative and...

Art student profile: capturing life through photographs

All it takes to expresses you world through writing, sculpting and taking pictures is a $4 Yashica camera.   Second-year art major Alex Murdock started shooting photographs with a digital point and shoot cameras in...

Disbanding and Reuniting: lack of commitment to the band or the break up?

  Creating music, like any other type of art, can be a difficult thing. It can be a laborious, draining, and sometimes unfruitful task. This is why so many bands grow unstable and ultimately break...

Theater Student Advances to Final Round of Competitive Festival

Photo Courtesy of Brandon Lovejoy. A University of Rhode Island theater department student advanced to the final round for stage management at a national theater festival earlier this month....

Tibetan monks make URI visit

Five Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Dokhang Monastery performed a chant and held a discussion on Monday evening in the Lippett Hall auditorium. At the beginning of the event, the Gaden Mastery, one of the...

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

  The end to an adventurous, wild and heartwarming series, The Hunger Games has continuously grabbed audience’s attention with both its books and movies. The final movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two, was released...

How is ‘It?’

On Nov. 28, the Student Entertainment Committee showcased the movie “IT” for free at Quinn Hall. The URI SEC “plans and manages events for the students here on campus,” said the Special Events President,...

Concert Review: Chance the Rapper, Sweater Beats and Young & Sick

The Verge Campus Tour, headlined by hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper, made a stop at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on Sunday night. In addition to Chance, the show also featured performances by indie group...

“Alignments” captivates viewers at the Art Gallery

Currently on display in the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Gallery is an installation called “Alignments” designed by URI’s own Barbara Pagh, a professor of printmaking and two-dimensional studio at the university since...

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