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...

URI’s Theatre Company looks to social media to increase popularity

For the upcoming school year, the URI theatre department will be taking a far more comedic turn than last year’s program. Out of the four plays they are doing during the 2014-15 season, three of...

URI film professor recognized for work with children’s film camp

A URI film professor has received an award from a local festival in recognition of his work with a children’s film camp. Keith Brown received the Producers’ Circle award during a ceremony at the Flickers...

Alumni Wind Ensemble makes plans for September concert

The Music department alumni are set to perform on campus this month as part of a wind instrument concert ensemble. The Alumni Wind Ensemble will perform the first of their three annual concerts at 3...

Hardwell performs for colorfully energetic crowds

Another spectacular performance was held at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center last Thursday night. With the floor seats sold out and kids packed on the balcony, DJ Hardwell was ready to put on a show. Dyro and...

Evan Peters talks dark roles, superheroes with URI community

Yesterday, actor Evan Peters made his way to the Edwards Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island for an evening event. The 27-year-old actor is most famous for his appearances on the Disney Channel’s...

Cleverness weakens scares in ‘Oculus’ horror film

Supernatural horror films have experienced a prolific resurgence recently with such popular titles as “Paranormal Activity,” “Sinister” and “Insidious.” As with any category of film there comes a set of clichés that defines it, so it’s...

Film celebrates life of famous lighthouse keeper

This past Thursday in the Agnes G. Doody Auditorium in Swan Hall, the first official screening of an upcoming documentary, “Ida Lewis: Keeper of the Light” was held. The film is a biography detailing the life of...

URI Theatre Company opens play ‘Chicago’

Last weekend, the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department presented their performance of  John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s play “Chicago,” as directed by Paula McGlasson. In prohibition-era Chicago, housewife Roxie Hart (Anya Fox) gets arrested by the police after...

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