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Daniel Joy, Lord of the Manor, Thanks Class of 2020

May 21, 2020

A centerpiece of FCRH’s Encaenia is an address to the graduating class by a Lord or Lady of the Manor that provides a humorous take on the past four years. While we cannot celebrate Encaenia this May in the Rose Hill Gym, Lord of the Manor Dan Joy reflects on his past years at Fordham for The Ram.

Letter From the Editor of Volume 101

May 21, 2020

Aislinn Keely, FCRH'21, editor-in-chief emerita of The Fordham Ram, describes the Class of 2020 as "watchers of the world."

The Strokes Rise From the Ashes on “The New Abnormal”

The Strokes Rise From the Ashes on “The New Abnormal”

April 22, 2020

With this in mind, hopefully “The New Abnormal” becomes the new normal for The Strokes.

Trapped at Home While Outside Is a Ghost World

Trapped at Home While Outside Is a Ghost World

April 22, 2020

The empty sidewalks don’t let me forget what is happening even for a second.

“Shane” Exemplifies the Beauty of Westerns

“Shane” Exemplifies the Beauty of Westerns

April 22, 2020

It’s a quiet, methodical film, but one that develops its characters and the relationships between them exceptionally well and is quietly one of the more influential works in the genre.

King Lear & The Tiger King: How Shakespeare Makes Joe Exotic’s Tragedy Roar

King Lear & The Tiger King: How Shakespeare Makes Joe Exotic’s Tragedy Roar

April 22, 2020

While violent and hysterically amusing, the rise in popularity of “Tiger King” is not surprising; the docuseries exists as a modern-day Shakespearean tragedy that dissects the American consciousness in the same ways Shakespeare’s works examined English society nearly 400 years ago.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” Soars Triumphantly

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” Soars Triumphantly

April 22, 2020

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” is far more than a storytelling the tale of good and bad.

A Long Goodbye to My Four Years as a Ram Film Critic

A Long Goodbye to My Four Years as a Ram Film Critic

April 22, 2020

But as proud as I am of my work over the years, I have more to show from my time with the Ram than just words on a page.

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