Have musicians progressed over time?

When I started playing bass guitar at age 13, it seemed like everyone around me had started playing instruments as well. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve had the opportunity to play with a variety...

Bluegrass band to play at URI Family Weekend

  Steep Canyon Rangers, an American bluegrass band from North Carolina, will play at the University of Rhode Island’s Family Weekend this Saturday night in support of their new album, “Radio.” Members of the band include...

Comedy duo and bluegrass band perform at Family Weekend

Acclaimed comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short held “A Very Stupid Conversation” last Saturday night at The Ryan Center, followed by a performance from The Steep Canyon Rangers, a bluegrass band, as part of...

Musicians Guild rallies up music enthusiasts

Rhode Island’s population and size may seem tiny, but its passion for music is anything but small. For instance, Providence is very well known for its independent music scene, which includes genres such as pop...

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...

2018 Emmy Awards: Winners Wrap Up

The 70th Annual Emmy Awards broadcasted live on NBC this past Monday, Sept. 17. They were hosted by American Comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che who are regularly featured on NBC’s flagship sketch show,...

Israeli comedian humors URI

On Monday, April 23, the University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center hosted Israeli comedian Joel Chasnoff to commence their weeks long celebration of Jewish life. This marks Chasnoff’s second visit to URI as he...

DJ Spotlight: Ben Kinch

  Ben Kinch, a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island, has already been exposed to sports broadcasting through the opportunities presented in his major and minor studies. Between his communication studies major and business minor,...

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 +...

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

  The end to an adventurous, wild and heartwarming series, The Hunger Games has continuously grabbed audience’s attention with both its books and movies. The final movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two, was released...

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