Mat Franco makes homecoming at Edwards Auditorium

Magician Mat Franco made his return to the University of Rhode Island at a sold-out event at Edwards Auditorium on Friday night. It was Franco’s first show in Rhode Island since he won season nine...

‘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...

At the intersection of diversity, inequality

Civil rights activist Kimberlé Crenshaw spoke to a full house on “Race, Diversity, and Education” Tuesday night, as a speaker for both the 2016 Honors Colloquium and the 20th anniversary of The University of...

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...

Club for new and experienced photographers

The Photography club, a recognized organization at The University of Rhode Island, includes photographers of all styles and skill levels. This is only the club's second year at the university, but they have worked hard...

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”...

Seasons change just like playlists

As fall takes its full swing into the University of Rhode Island, lots of changes are occurring. The leaves aren’t so green anymore, and some may even say they have turned a new leaf...

Column: Movie magic is alive and well with remakes…sometimes

To be honest, the recent trend of remaking older animated films seems to me like a money-making scheme more than anything else. “Star Wars” has a million new movies, most of which are honestly...

Q&A with S. Walcott

You may have seen the name “S. Walcott” in a book you read in high school. Recently, the name doesn’t refer to one of Arthur Miller’s characters and instead represents a group of five...

Comedian Hannibal Buress talks with Cigar staff about new tour, previews URI show

Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress will be bringing his newest tour “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” to The Ryan Center Nov. 3, with his visit to The University of Rhode Island being the biggest stop...

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