Preview: Diwali 2016

The University of Rhode Island’s Indian Student Association will be hosting Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union on Saturday, Nov. 5. Similar to previous years,...

Self-taught musician plays between double major

  In between her secondary education and history double major, University of Rhode Island junior, Claudia Sousa, is a singer-songwriter and self-taught guitarist in her spare time. Originally, Sousa grew up playing the piano and...

The Wild! opens for Steel Panther Saturday night

The band, The Wild!, will be performing in Providence on Sept. 29, bringing a fun rock-filled night to Rhode Island. It is evident that the band could not be more passionate about rock music and...

Multicultural Student Services Center Film Series: Moolaadé

  The Multicultural Student Services Center brought the 2004 film, “Moolaadé”, to the screen this past Monday. Attendees at the screening included Gender and Women’s Studies professor Donna Hughes along with graduate assistant, Safie Sagna....

URI’s Women’s Center screens ‘Miss Representation’

This past Tuesday for Gender Empowerment Week at the University of Rhode Island, Lindsey Costa, Graduate Assistant at the Women’s Center worked to help foster this week’s theme by screening ‘Miss Representation’. A film...

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...

Zack’s picks for Thanksgiving bingewatching

With the Thanksgiving break approaching fast, many students are looking forward to taking some time off from classes to consume copious amounts of food…and television. If your semester has been anything like mine, you’ve...

Holocaust Remembrance Day screening, “Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald”

“Why do we remember the dark sides of our history? Because we don’t want to let death have the last word,” Alex Moskovic said in the documentary “Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald”, released in...

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...

Exhibit showcases the earlier form of American sculpture

"Momento Mori: Colonial American Lives in Stone" provides the University of Rhode Island community members with an in-depth understanding of a historic art form that can be easily overlooked. The special exhibition was curated...

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