Student designs custom equipment

Amelia Clermont, a junior art and communications major at the University of Rhode Island, has a long road of success ahead of her. Clermont, who has made art her whole life, hopes to take...

’20 Somethings’ Produce TV show in Chaffee

The newsroom variety show, “20 Somethings,” filmed in Chafee Hall, completed its first season last year.   Matt Sirois, a senior film major who was a producer as well as one of the hosts of...

New app coming to URI

Various music apps have been dominating the industry over the past few years, but M&M Media, a California-based digital media company, is ready to bring Trebel Music to the top of the charts. Trebel Music,...

Band Spotlight: Tipling Rock

Tipling Rock, an indie rock band hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, has been breaking the mold for alternative and indie bands everywhere. With influences such as Passion Pit, MGMT, Young the Giant, The Strokes and...

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...

Artist to Watch: Dancing with Discord

Alternative-metal band Dancing with Discord, a group that’s been together since eighth grade, is this week’s artist to watch. Robbie Downie, a sophomore psychology major at the University of Rhode Island, is the band’s...

Ram Band marches into new season

The University of Rhode Island’s Ram Marching Band, comprised of about 130 students, has already begun their rigorous practice towards the 2015 season. This year’s co-drum majors, Leigh Anne Valleley and Katie Hollowell, have high...

Strike a Chord plans benefit concerts for charity

Strike a Chord, entering its third year as an organization at the University of Rhode Island, looks to make even more noise this year than last. Organization President Nick Bottai, junior, explained how the...

Musicians Guild rallies up music enthusiasts

Rhode Island’s population and size may seem tiny, but its passion for music is anything but small. For instance, Providence is very well known for its independent music scene, which includes genres such as pop...

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...

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