‘School for Lies’ review

The University of Rhode Island Theatre’s latest production of “The School For Lies” is a hilarious reworking of Molière’s “The Misanthrope.” The dialogue consists entirely of rhyming couplets which is reminiscent of Molière's past...

Ghost hunting at URI: Week four

Halloween is almost here, and unfortunately, that means this will be the last Ghost Hunting at URI column for the year. However, I have saved one of the best stories for last. I still...

At the intersection of diversity, inequality

Civil rights activist Kimberlé Crenshaw spoke to a full house on “Race, Diversity, and Education” Tuesday night, as a speaker for both the 2016 Honors Colloquium and the 20th anniversary of The University of...

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...

‘Barnaby’: The faces we wear in grief

Most people would not expect a film that deals with the experience of losing a loved one to incorporate elements of humor, yet senior film major Brandon La Fleur’s latest film succeeds in just...

SAWA’s 9th Annual Hair Show: more than just fashion

The Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa (SAWA) held their ninth annual hair show, displaying African culture and beauty, entertainment and fashion designs last Friday night in Edwards Auditorium. The show, titled “Hair It...

‘Birth of a Nation’ film references past, takes new direction

To preface this review, let me say that I am putting aside any and all sexual assault allegations against the people responsible for making the film. You can read about that if you’re interested...

URI students showcase jazz talents with fervor

Last Tuesday night, the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Music presented the URI Jazz Collective and URI Standards Combo ensembles for an evening filled with swinging melodies at the campus’ Fine Arts Center. After...

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...

URI Paranormal Society, Halloween Stories

Last October, I did a series of articles documenting some of my best experiences with the URI Paranormal Society. While that series ended with what still is one of my best experiences with the...

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