Benefit concert rocks URI’s Memorial Union

Strike a Chord presented multiple local bands for a benefit concert entitled, “Healing Tones for Hasbro” in an effort to raise money for Hasbro Children’s Hospital last Friday night in the University of Rhode...

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Winners showcase art

Photo by Autumn Walter|CIGAR| Students interact with a variety of media involved in the show, creating an immersive experience.  The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) allows artists to submit their artwork for...

Column: Giving all genres a try

Indie, pop, rock, metal, folk, classical, funk, punk, country, EDM, alternative; the list of music genres go on and on, yet people tend to limit the types of bands they expose themselves to....

Film Review: ‘The Handmaiden’

“The Handmaiden,” directed by Korean auteur Chan-wook Park, is a film that lays its groundwork clearly and thoughtfully, yet continues to surprise with twists without ever lying to the audience. Told in three acts, the...

WRIU celebrates 75 years on university air

The University of Rhode Island’s student radio station, WRIU, is turning 75 this year. WRIU was founded by students in 1939, when URI was still called Rhode Island State College. The station was originally called...

Music piracy: right or wrong?

In the digital age, we have become used to having everything right at our finger-tips; the advances that mobile phone technologies have made in the past decade are astounding. Personal computers and laptops are something...

Bill Belichick to narrate WWII documentary by URI Alum

Bill Belichick is set to be the narrator for a new World War II documentary film, produced by journalist and University of Rhode Island ‘89 alumni Tim Gray. A University of Rhode Island graduate...

URI Football player debuts film ‘Days in Delhi’ at Multicultural Center

University of Rhode Island sophomore defensive back Shawn Antoine II released his eye-opening documentary, “Days in Delhi,” at the Multicultural Center on Sunday before its official release on Monday. Antoine, an economics and public relations...

Review: Hunter Hayes tattoos Ryan Center with show

Country musician Hunter Hayes performed an energetic, two-hour set at the Thomas M. Ryan Center this Saturday for the latest stop on his Tattoo (Your Name) Tour. Hayes displayed his multiple musical abilities, hopping behind...

Music student Spotlight: Hann Cassady

Acoustic musician Hann Cassady opened up about her upcoming LP release, Silent Moods, which is expected to be released by winter this year. Cassady, a senior psychology major at The University of Rhode Island, taught...

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