Band Spotlight: He Heard Footsteps

The instrumental post-rock band out of Kingston, He Heard Footsteps, is on its way to releasing an EP, announcing a tour and overall success. Alex Barnhart, URI Music Composition major and guitarist, explained how he...

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...

URI Alum Tells His Journey to Becoming CBS Local Senior Vice President

“Who the hell is Mada Reneiw?” This was the question that projected on the white screen while the auditorium-sized room in White Hall filled with students to listen to a guest speaker. Mada Reneiw is...

Kayleen Wright and URI’s hidden music niche

Campus; an underground music community. The University of Rhode Island has a student body filled with all sorts of talents. These skill sets range from throwing a football and hula hooping on the quad, to...

URI Alumni working for Fortune 500 company gives hope to Harrington School students

The negative stigma some people place on majors like those found within the Harrington School of Communications and Media at the University of Rhode Island are often disparaging.  Because of this, it is important...

Review: ‘Italian American Reconciliation’

On Sunday, University of Rhode Island Theatre captured a crowd’s attention during its presentation of “Italian American Reconciliation” and the crowd’s attention was immediately caught up with the witty Italian banter and flair towards...

Tyler Butler, Aspiring EDM DJ

University of Rhode Island’s Tyler Butler, 19, of Norton, Mass. is currently entered in this year’s Life In Color’s Global Talent Search contest, a competition which could result in his mix-tape being featured during...

Graduate student presents his composition at university

Graduate student and winner of the first annual University of Rhode Island Chamber Composition Competition, Thomas Peppard, bass clarinetist and contemporary composer, performed his own work with a variety of musicians in the Concert...

Opera preview: ‘Mozart Magic’

The eleven students involved in the Opera Workshop Performance class at the University of Rhode Island are diligently rehearsing for their performance of “Mozart Magic” which will be showcased next month at the Fine...

Vagina Monologues performs truth of female experience

The Vagina Monologues, originally created by feminist activist Eve Ensler, took place this past Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28  in Edwards Auditorium for the annual performance for the 2015 spring semester. This...

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