‘In the Next Room’ Review

The University of Rhode Island’s theatre program finished presenting Sarah Ruhl’s play “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)” this past Sunday. The play takes place during  the dawn of electricity, in Dr....

Local artist showcases ‘Interior Perspectives’

  Sculptor Jon Laustsen, an artist based in Rhode Island, is showcasing his unique artwork in the University of Rhode Island’s Art Gallery through Nov. 6. Laustsen’s exhibitions, entitled “Interior Perspectives”, are open-ended structures made...

Jazz DJ honors past musicians

  University of Rhode Island alumnus Bill Melone shares his love for jazz music as the Jazz Director and DJ for the URI’s radio station, WRIU 90.3 FM. Melone, who currently resides in Warwick, attended URI...

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Fanning

  To be in love with various media of art doesn’t always mean you have to major in art. For junior Rachel Fanning, her love for art was sparked differently. Fanning, a public relations major at...

Ballroom Dance club hosts Wizard of Oz-themed event

  The Memorial Union Ballroom was transported to a fantasy world last Saturday night when the URI Ballroom Dancing Club held their “Dance The Yellow Brick Road” event. Members of the club all came together...

Local artist drops new album

The Cardiff Brothers, a rap duo from Warwick, Rhode Island, just released their first homemade album which surpassed millionaire artists on the iTunes Top charts in one night. Brothers Jake and John Cardiff always planned for...

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...

URI Alum showcases unique artwork

  Professional artist and University of Rhode Island alum Mara Trachtenberg has made a name for herself in the art world, but hasn’t forgotten where she started. Trachtenberg was born and raised in Long Island and...

Philosophy student plans for acting career

University of Rhode Island sophomore Derek Colantuono plans to continue his writing and acting career throughout next year. Colantuono, originally from Cranston, Rhode Island, found his love for acting when he was between the...

URI Music Department faculty shows its success

The University of Rhode Island Music Department showcased the masterful musicianship of faculty members in a faculty recital on Sunday afternoon. Cellist Theodore Mook, an adjunct professor of Cello and Ensemble, and pianist Manabu Takasawa,...

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