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Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles Thrills

Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles Thrills

November 20, 2019

Growing up in suburban New Jersey amid toxic masculinity and avid white privilege, I found my escape from the unsavory opinions of my peers with my nose in any book I could get my hands on. My public libr...

Seven Songs That Move Me To Tears

Seven Songs That Move Me To Tears

November 13, 2019

I often wonder why it is that certain pieces of music will make us think of different people, places and ideas. Is it because of certain musical elements? Memories that we associate with music we heard...

The “Phineas and Ferb” Soundtrack Is Eternal

The “Phineas and Ferb” Soundtrack Is Eternal

November 6, 2019

There are six days of finals. There are 12 days of Christmas. There are nine days of spring break. Most importantly, there are 104 days of summer vacation. Source? My two close friends, Phineas and...

Fordham’s Cafeteria is a Little Corner of Home

Fordham’s Cafeteria is a Little Corner of Home

October 30, 2019

The cafeteria was where I got to really know my friends, not their Friday night selves dressed up and excited to go out, or the Wednesday night ones stressed and brooding in the library, but the liminal versions of them floating between work and fun.

Learning to Love London’s Rain

Learning to Love London’s Rain

October 16, 2019

London isn’t London without the looming threat of rain.

Nick Cave Dissolves Into Falsetto on “Ghosteen”

Nick Cave Dissolves Into Falsetto on “Ghosteen”

October 9, 2019

Don’t let the name fool you — “Ghosteen” is not a Halloween-themed album.

“Breaking Bad” Cooks Up a Good Experience

“Breaking Bad” Cooks Up a Good Experience

October 2, 2019

It was a common theme throughout my youth: hearing about certain shows I neglected to watch or was unable to view as a result of strict parental guidance. I never really paid much attention, though, until...

“Red Hearse” is Anything But Dead

“Red Hearse” is Anything But Dead

September 25, 2019

Basically everything that Jack Antonoff — singer, producer, Grammy winner and textbook alternative boy — puts his name on is pretty good. But “Red Hearse,” his newest project, is his most impressive...

Chicago Duo Transcends Genre on Two Albums

Chicago Duo Transcends Genre on Two Albums

September 18, 2019

While oftentimes simplistic, Whitney’s music is extremely versatile.

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

September 11, 2019

“The Princess and the Frog” unexpectedly made me ugly cry — not your run-of-the-mill, “that-was-cute-but-only-mildly-compelling” eye-water and not because everything gets neatly tied with a bow at the end. No, the movie induced full-on heaves that let out with them my complete appreciation of its extremely lovable characters, its beautiful visuals, its imaginative plotline and its thorough exploration of a culture previously little-known to me

iPhones Work Hard But Photographers Work Harder

iPhones Work Hard But Photographers Work Harder

May 1, 2019

Does the ease of being able to make hundreds of photographs today with such thoughtless effort cause the meaning and substance of photographs to be lost?

Revolting Against Expectations, Learning Self-Love

Revolting Against Expectations, Learning Self-Love

April 24, 2019

The way that BTS embraces its faults and tries to grow and become better people while also bringing more love into the world has really made me try to do the same.

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