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...

Seasons change just like playlists

As fall takes its full swing into the University of Rhode Island, lots of changes are occurring. The leaves aren’t so green anymore, and some may even say they have turned a new leaf...

Review: ‘American Sniper’

Getting into a showing of “American Sniper” the night after it debuted was more difficult than trying to find a seat in Hope Dining Hall for dinner. By 8:30 p.m., the line for tickets...

Alumni perform at weekend wind ensemble concert

A group of music department graduates performed on Sunday as part of the URI Alumni Wind Ensemble. The group featured a wide array of young and old URI alumn. The oldest member of the group,...

Concert Review: Kongos

Kongos, an alternative rock band from South Africa, headlined a show last Friday night at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, as part of their “Lunatic Tour 2015”. The band consists of four brothers- Jesse, Johnny,...

URI Graduate releases 45s and 40s music website

“It sounds super cliché, but everyone can do whatever they want to do, and as long as you start doing it, other people will support you doing it,” Hensley Carrasco, founder of “45s and...

Band Spotlight: PsychoTropics

Rhode Island’s own PsychoTropics is bringing psychedelic rock to the University of Rhode Island music scene. The band was formerly a four-piece band called Atlantis Electric Company in 2014, until their guitarist moved to California...

Passion Pit: Concert Review

The indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, Passion Pit, energized fans and brought a new, electric sound to the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center last night. The show was presented by URI’s Student Entertainment...

Oscars top contenders breakdown

For true cinephiles, the calendar year doesn’t end until late February. That’s when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors the best in film from the previous year at the Academy Awards....

Organization brings ‘Family Feud’ to URI

Student groups faced off against each other in a University of Rhode Island version of the gameshow “Family Fued” on Tuesday night. The event took place in the Memorial Union ballroom and was hosted by...

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