Austin’s power: The wonder of South by Southwest

At the intersection of film, music, technology and mass media, there is South by Southwest (SXSW)--a week-long festival of arts and culture in Austin, Texas. Austin is a great hub for it, being a...

Roses are red, violets are blue, boy do we have some new music for...

As all of you are out looking for the perfect gift for Valentines Day, don’t forget to check out these new albums that either dropped recently or are coming out this month. “Smoke +...

Getting the camera rolling again

University of Rhode Island student filmmakers now have a place to pool their resources together and network once again due to the revival of Film Collab. Film Collab was revived by Sunny Davis, senior...

London professor examines the science of laughter

  This week’s Honors Colloquium examined the psychology and science of laughter with Dr. Sophie Scott Tuesday evening, continuing this semester's "Power of Humor" series. Scott, professor of Cognitive Science at the University College London, has...

Strike a Chord teams up with local coffee masters to fund upcoming charity event

  The University of Rhode Island’s student organization Strike a Chord held their second open mic night at TLC Coffee Roasters on Monday to help raise funds for their upcoming Battle of the Bands. Strike a...

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...

Pharmacy Medical Garden course

  Students at the University of Rhode Island have the opportunity to take a general education course focused on exploring the complexities and wonders of the Pharmacy Medicinal Garden. Taught by Professor Navindra Seeram, the...

TV on the Radio return with new album, “Seeds”

Indie music seems to be growing in popularity more each day. One of the genre’s veteran acts, TV on the Radio, released its fifth studio album, “Seeds” late last month. The 12-track album is full...

Sundance Film Festival highlights

The Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah, from Jan. 22 to Feb. 1, showcased 200 films, and announced 35 awards this year. This annual American...

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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