Local groups play on-campus Hope Rocks benefit

A sorority at the University of Rhode Island hosted a concert this week to benefit a philanthropic health care organization. On-campus women’s pharmacy organization Lambda Kappa Sigma sponsored the Hope Rocks Benefit Concert. All proceeds...

Turning Paper Into Trees Art Student Profile: Lucas Hearne

While some students view art as either being two-dimensional or three-dimensional, Lucas Hearne, a senior fine arts major at the University of Rhode Island, has made an art project that can be switched between...

Vinyl revival is on the rise

  For a long time, people looked at vinyl as nothing more than a past memory, but once again, vinyl has become a sought after form of music, drawing in consumers with it’s vintage, unique...

Film Review: In a Valley of Violence

What is with the designation of making modern Westerns? Neo-noir is the closest movement similar to this but makes much more sense, there was a lot that happened offscreen in classic noirs that you...

57th Grammy Award: Best yet or one to forget?

The Grammy Awards, an annual ceremony that could essentially make or break an artist, can be compared to the Super Bowl for music lovers. The Awards were held on Feb. 8, at the Staples Center...

Local artist drops new album

The Cardiff Brothers, a rap duo from Warwick, Rhode Island, just released their first homemade album which surpassed millionaire artists on the iTunes Top charts in one night. Brothers Jake and John Cardiff always planned for...

Student talent on display at 193 open mic night

The 193 Degree Coffeehouse at the University of Rhode Island is usually a place at which to hang out and drink coffee. But last Thursday night, students came to the coffeehouse not only for...

Prominent media figures share stories in Providence

Social media superstars Jerome Jarre and Casey Neistat share their unique stories Last Friday night, Vine mega-star, Jerome Jarre and filmmaker, Casey Neistat each showcased pieces of their own work while somewhat humorlessly delving deeper...

Theater review: “Seminar”

URI Theatre began its 2014-15 season last week with the first of two production runs of the Broadway play “Seminar.” The play takes place in Manhattan, where a quartet of younger writers have pooled together...

ABC Family’s campus rape storyline steps into new territory

Campus rape’s presence in the media has had a bit of rollercoaster ride despite its very serious content matter. Rolling Stone’s, “A Rape on Campus” which featured discrediting false information on University of Virginia’s...

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