URI discontinues Community Music Program

A music department program that provided music majors with teaching experience by instructing others from around the state was discontinued over the summer. The Community Music Program, which had been offered since 1976, was shut...

Album review: Leonard Cohen, “Popular Problems”

In a multifaceted career that has spanned six decades, Leonard Cohen has been an acclaimed poet, an inventive novelist and a revered singer-songwriter. Despite little chart success, his work has become omnipresent in pop culture....

Movie review: “This is Where I Leave You”

Dysfunctional families have played a part in quite a lot of films such as “August: Osage County” and it’s pretty much a key staple of almost every major TV sitcom as evident through shows...

Students hold AGT viewing party to support Franco

Students, alumni and faculty gathered at the Rhody Market on Tuesday night to cheer for URI alumnus Mat Franco in the finals of “America’s Got Talent”, the day before his win was announced. Franco, a...

URI students try to stay afloat in ‘Battleship’ game

This week, students at the University of Rhode Island took a break from their busy schedules to play Battleship. Not the classic board game: the canoe battle. Battleship was an aquatic event that took place...

Multicultural center exhibits worldwide peace postcards

An art exhibit aiming to promote peace through postcards is being displayed at the Multicultural Center throughout the week. The Peace from Around the World exhibit, presented by the URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace...

Alumni perform at weekend wind ensemble concert

A group of music department graduates performed on Sunday as part of the URI Alumni Wind Ensemble. The group featured a wide array of young and old URI alumn. The oldest member of the group,...

Library display draws awareness to banned books with display

Throughout the month of September, an exhibit in the lobby of the Carothers Library will feature banned and challenge literature as part of Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week began in 1982 and is celebrated...

Album review: U2, “Songs of Innocence”

At an Apple press conference on Tuesday afternoon, the Irish rock group U2 announced the release of their thirteenth album, “Songs of Innocence.” Aside from it being tied into an event that also premiered the...

Student coffeehouse opens for semester

At the beginning of 2014, a Dunkin' Donuts location was opened on campus, giving students another option for buying coffee.The new Dunkin' opened in the Memorial Union, where a similar establishment known as 193...

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