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...

Comedians perform at first SEC event

The University of Rhode Island ushered in the 2014-15 school year with a bang on September 2, after the comedy performances of Pete Holmes and his opener Chris Thayer had the crowd in stitches...

Turning Paper Into Trees Art Student Profile: Lucas Hearne

While some students view art as either being two-dimensional or three-dimensional, Lucas Hearne, a senior fine arts major at the University of Rhode Island, has made an art project that can be switched between...

URI’s Theatre Company looks to social media to increase popularity

For the upcoming school year, the URI theatre department will be taking a far more comedic turn than last year’s program. Out of the four plays they are doing during the 2014-15 season, three of...

URI film professor recognized for work with children’s film camp

A URI film professor has received an award from a local festival in recognition of his work with a children’s film camp. Keith Brown received the Producers’ Circle award during a ceremony at the Flickers...

Alumni Wind Ensemble makes plans for September concert

The Music department alumni are set to perform on campus this month as part of a wind instrument concert ensemble. The Alumni Wind Ensemble will perform the first of their three annual concerts at 3...

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