Food trucks: the next step for game vendors

To celebrate the second day of Family Weekend, two food trucks and three food tents made up the University of Rhode Island’s Pre-Game Food Truck Festival on campus this past Saturday. The event, which was...

Preview: URI SEC presents ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith

The University of Rhode Island will welcome commentator, talk/radio host and famous sports television personality, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, a presentation provided by the Student Entertainment Committee and will occur on Wednesday, April 8...

Modern Baseball stops in Pawtucket on tour

  The alternative rock band Modern Baseball swung through Pawtucket Tuesday night while on their 2015 tour, selling out The Met with enthused fans and college-esque jokes. Tiny Moving Parts, an indie-rock family band from...

‘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...

Alum brings winning magic to NBC

Mat Franco, an alumnus of the University of Rhode Island, recently premiered his special “Mat Franco’s Got Magic” on NBC this past Thursday evening. In 2014 there were riots in the streets of the URI...

‘Better Call Saul’ brings similar flavor to Breaking Bad fans

AMC’s “Better Call Saul” opens with a brief glimpse into a period of television history we have had no previous insight to: A post Heisenberg world. In this quick, beautifully shot, black and white opening...

URI’s Strike a Chord presents: Healing Tones for Hasbro

University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union Ballroom will host this year’s Strike a Chord Benefit concert on April 10. Established at Chariho High School and continued at the URI, Strike a Chord has been...

Biology/Artist Student

Monica Tynan, a senior biology major and art minor, is incorporating a series of six paintings of insects for her honors project in May. Tynan said her series was originally comprised of 13 paintings...

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...

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