Lucas Masiello

Eighth annual guitar fest showcases music from around the globe

The University of Rhode Island hosted its eighth annual Guitar Festival last week, featuring legendary performers from across the world and a debut mandolin course. This year’s festival was held over five days, with themed performances such as “Italian Night,” “French Night” and “Costa Rica Meets Greece.” Headlining Thursday’s “Music From America” concert was up-and-coming…

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Harrington speaking center reopens after 10-year hiatus

The University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media recently reopened its speaking center in Ranger Hall. The speaking center, which was a thriving center throughout the early 2000’s, closed after the professor that spearheaded the initiative took an administrative role at the University, according to communications professor Kristine Cabral, who runs the…

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Eighth annual guitar festival to welcome music from around the globe

The eighth rendition of the annual University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival will take place Oct. 18-22 at locations across South County. The event, which in years past only featured classical guitarists, will now feature a global array of styles: Latin guitar, blues and jazz, classical Italian and French music. “We’re showcasing the broad spectrum…

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Student Senate Report 9/13

Rhody Senate Vice President Jonah Steinweh-Adler kicked off the Senate year with enthusiasm, pursuing two flagship Rizk-Adler administration initiatives promised during last spring’s campaign trail. Following a promise to introduce compost bins to campus dining halls,  Steinweh-Adler announced that he and Senate President Ramez Rizk have secured funding to introduce 15 sustainability-related jobs for students…

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