Deaf musician speaks to ’embracing inner distortion’

On September 14, 2017, the University of Rhode Island’s music department continued on with its weekly convocation with special guest, Richard Reed. Reed enlightened the crowd with a vibrant and comical, yet utterly honest,...

WRIU DJ Spotlight: Stone Freeman

For sophomore journalism major Stone Freeman, sports isn’t just something he follows at the University of Rhode Island; it’s also is something he wants to follow toward a career. Freeman is the Sports Communications Director...

Shakey Graves goes ‘Beyond the Band’ in Boston

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, better known by his stage name “Shakey Graves,” came to Boston on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as part of a new and free “Beyond the Band” event series, in collaboration with Do617 and...

Artist Spotlight: Jack Thomas, singer

Jack Thomas, University of Rhode Island junior, business major and vocal performance minor, strives to one day work in the music industry and accomplish his dream of becoming a solo singer. Just two years ago,...

Cormac’s corner: Kong Skull Island

If you had told me, prior to seeing this film, that a 2017 reboot of “King Kong” would be great, I would’ve doubted it. If you told me it was made to be a...

‘The myth of the starving artist’

Erik Schlicht, a theater major at the University of Rhode Island, is obtaining a Fine Arts degree in defiance of the common idea that it is a waste of time. Schlicht gave a Ted...

WRIU DJ Spotlight: Jeremy LeClair

Jeremy LeClair was always a music enthusiast, but never considered his own radio show until tuning in to the University of Rhode Island’s FM station, WRIU 90.3. As a freshman, LeClair started out at...

Album review: U2, “Songs of Innocence”

At an Apple press conference on Tuesday afternoon, the Irish rock group U2 announced the release of their thirteenth album, “Songs of Innocence.” Aside from it being tied into an event that also premiered the...

Alum brings winning magic to NBC

Mat Franco, an alumnus of the University of Rhode Island, recently premiered his special “Mat Franco’s Got Magic” on NBC this past Thursday evening. In 2014 there were riots in the streets of the URI...

26th Annual ASA Culture Show

Photo courtesy of the URI Asian Students Association The University of Rhode Island Asian Students Association will host their 26th Annual ASA Culture Show on April 26 in Edwards Auditorium from 7:30 p.m. to 10...

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