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Senior Lorraine Guerra recently received a $2,000 grant to purchase plays and works by and about people of color and will hold her first staged readings in the Memorial Union 193 degrees coffee house. Guerra pursued and earned this grant from the Dean of...
Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee released the new film“Frozen II” last week. Photo from TheWeek.In.Com by Kayla Michaud and Kayla Laguerre-Lewis “Frozen II” lets viewers know early on “Some Things Never Change” as we see the same characters we know...
Performers from the show “She Kills Monsters” Celebrate after their opening night. Photo by James Singer. The University of Rhode Island’s theatre department opened their final mainstage production of 2019, “She Kills Monsters,” this past Thursday.  Opening weekend audiences of...
Professor Jody Lisberger and Director of Athletics Thorr Bjorn are hoping to get more students to watch women's sports. Photo by Greg Clark. One gender and women's studies professor at the University of Rhode Island has recently pushed for URI athletics to market...
Stop by the Robert E. Will Theatre this weekend, where you’ll find five-headed dragons, supermodel elves, dominatrix demons, evil cheerleaders, epic fights and dance battles. These all make up the design spectacle that is “She Kills Monsters,” which opened on Nov. 14. Set in...
Being a theater major takes many hours of hard work. Photo by Greg Clark. Junior Emma Becker is taking 19 credits this semester and earning an additional five, adding up to a total of 24 credits earned in just one semester. But according...
The subtexts of the film “Zootopia” from 2016 still hold true in today's society. Photo from CCdiscovery. At Disney’s D23 Expo in August of 2013, it was announced that a new animated feature would be coming out in 2016 called “Zootopia,” initially described...
The Diversity Center is a great resource for students to learn about fun activities for everybody. Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island’s 23rd annual Diversity Week began this Monday, featuring workshops, lectures and events that are held throughout the...
“It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon. It’s really about the test of time,” University of Rhode Island Alumnus Erick Betancourt said about a career in the performing arts. Betancourt graduated from URI with a bachelor of fine arts in 2012 and has recently...
C.O.A.A.S.T. brings the conversation about addiction to campus through performance Production group called Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together, put on a show last week addressing the opioid crisis in America. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Act II of “Four...