SASA to hold annual dance contest Thursday

University of Rhode Island multicultural organization Uhuru Sasa (SASA) is set to hold its annual “Shake it for Sugar” dance contest this Thursday in hopes to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. This event...

Rhody Rhapsodies: A new platform for URI singers

A recently formed group is giving student singers a new outlet for their talent. Rhody Rhapsodies, originally formed last semester under a different name, performs contemporary music and develops arrangements themselves. The club is managed...

ghostintheshell

“Ghost in the Shell,” adapted from the anime film of the same title, which was adapted from a manga of the same title, was the recipient of a fair amount of backlash before it...

Concert Review: Chance the Rapper, Sweater Beats and Young & Sick

The Verge Campus Tour, headlined by hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper, made a stop at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on Sunday night. In addition to Chance, the show also featured performances by indie group...

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...

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...

Compassion workshop held at URI

In light of Martin Luther King Jr. Week here at the University of Rhode Island, last Friday, Thupten Tendar, a Buddhist monk, and Instructor for HPR 307, facilitated a Compassion Meditation Workshop Meditation that...

Column: Is the book always better than the movie?

Last summer, a friend and I went to the movie theater to see the fairly mediocre but not terrible film “The Darkest Minds.” Like many films before it, it was an adaptation of a...

Holiday Music: Yay or Nay?

After all the turkey is cleared from the table and the tryptophan has kicked in, it seems like the holiday music just suddenly appears. In stores, television commercials, the dining halls: there seems to...

Column: Trading mosh pits for jazz festivals

Over the summer, I had an amazing opportunity through The University of Rhode Island to help out at the legendary Newport Jazz Festival.  With this opportunity, I was able to go to the festival...

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