‘Plastic Paradise’ documentary showcases negative environmental effects of plastic use

On Tuesday evening, the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Sustainability screened the documentary “Plastic Paradise” in Swan Hall’s auditorium. The documentary screening was part of URI Sustainability Week, an annual three-day event celebrating the...

Verge Campus Tour set to “take over” URI this weekend

The Boston-based entertainment group EMUZE will bring their Verge Campus Tour to the University of Rhode Island on Oct. 19. The tour will include an “interactive village” featuring popular brands, an appearance from the cast...

Tim Gunn “makes it work” at Edwards Auditorium

“Project Runway” host Tim Gunn discussed his career as an educator and television personality at an event at Edwards Hall on Sunday night. The show, titled “An Evening With Tim Gunn,” was hosted by the...

Music review: Brother Ghost

The University of Rhode Island has a vibrant and eclectic music scene, but it doesn’t usually receive the press it should be getting from Providence-based arts publications. However, one recently formed student band should have...

Movie review: “Gone Girl”

Despite an early stumble in his career with “Alien 3,” director David Fincher has since rebounded and is considered one of the best directors working today. He has directed such hits as “Fight Club”...

Student talent on display at 193 open mic night

The 193 Degree Coffeehouse at the University of Rhode Island is usually a place at which to hang out and drink coffee. But last Thursday night, students came to the coffeehouse not only for...

Iggy Azalea got “Fancy” at Ryan Center last weekend

It seems like everyone has a different opinion on provocative Australian hip-hop star Iggy Azalea. Some think she brings a unique voice to the genre, while others doubt her authenticity. However, at the Ryan Center...

Theatre Department produces comedy play

URI Theatre is set to premiere its first production of the school year, an acclaimed play about young writers in New York City. “Seminar,” by Theresa Rebeck, originally ran on Broadway from November 2011 to...

Movie review: “The Maze Runner”

After the success of the “Harry Potter” series, other studios tried to capitalize on Warner Bros.’ success by adapting other popular book franchises to film. While franchises like “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” were...

Rhody Rhapsodies: A new platform for URI singers

A recently formed group is giving student singers a new outlet for their talent. Rhody Rhapsodies, originally formed last semester under a different name, performs contemporary music and develops arrangements themselves. The club is managed...

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