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Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

October 23, 2013

By CATRINA LIVERMORE ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR On the rare occasions that I take the 7 train, I am always captivated by the views of Queens. While you are probably wondering what’s so great to look at in Queens, I could sit here for hours writing about how the borough is literally burstin...

Editor’s Pick: The Adam Carolla Podcast

October 9, 2013

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR I am a “headphone around campus” guy. You know those people who have both headphones in when they are walking from class to class. I won’t do it when I a...

Editor’s Pick: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Editor’s Pick: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

September 25, 2013

By KATIE NOLAN COPY CHIEF Ian McEwan is currently my favorite author. Granted, this title changes regularly, but after reading his latest novel, Sweet Tooth, I can give him that distinction. Sweet Tooth follows Serena Frome, a re...

Editor’s Pick: Beasts of the Southern Wild

September 11, 2013

By CANTON WINER MANAGING EDITOR Movies often carry us off to distant lands. Battles waged with sabers on the deserts of Arabia, brunch beneath the Eiffel Tower with Ernest Hemingway, life aboard a s...

Editor’s Pick: Beach House

April 24, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Music

By KATE DOHENY Beach House opened after Dum Dum Girls for Vampire Weekend the day before Easter 2010 in Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.That was the first time I heard such a sound. I did not fully appreciate Beach House’s awesomeness at that concert, because, naturally, I was focused on seeing “Vampy Weeks” perform. I recognized that they were a good band, but I had spent the minutes that I was waiting for Ezra Koe...

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

April 17, 2013

By DREW RAPP With spring in full bloom, I found myself engaging in a modern take on the spring cleaning ritual. Computer in tow, I made my way to Eddie’s for an afternoon in the sun where I could cle...

Editor’s Pick: My Beautiful Jinjiimaa

Editor’s Pick: My Beautiful Jinjiimaa

April 10, 2013

By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR I confess, I am a huge film buff! I watch anything that is either intentionally or unintentionally entertaining. I subscribe to Netflix and, when given the time, ...

Editor’s Pick: Rave Culture

April 3, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Music

By ANNE COUTURE WEB EDITOR The first time I heard about EDM, or Electronic Dance Music, I was immediately suspicious. Did everyone do drugs? If I started dancing would I be judged for either my straight edge mentality or my awful dance moves? I decided to try it mostly because my desire to wear a tutu and stacks of colorful beads outweighed my fear. I am glad I did it. My first experience was at Roseland Ballroom. My friends...

Editor’s Pick: Bamberg, Germany

Editor’s Pick: Bamberg, Germany

March 20, 2013

By RICHARD BORDELON OPINIONS EDITOR Many people at Fordham love to travel, myself included.  I enjoyed going to national parks with my family when I was a child, visiting family in upstate New York or taking a road trip to t...

Editor’s Pick: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Editor’s Pick: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

March 6, 2013

By COURTNEY HO ASSISTANT WEB EDITOR There is a 200 pound man on top of me and I can hardly breathe, but I tell myself to stay calm and think. Hundreds of possible scenarios flash through my mind, and I gradually...

Editor’s Pick: Drood

Editor’s Pick: Drood

February 20, 2013

By NIKOS BUSE BUSINESS DIRECTOR In the deep and cold days of winter, when daylight is fleeting and the night seems to stretch on endlessly, the books to which I turn are always those of horror and mystery.  From...

Editor’s Pick: Hannah Storm

February 6, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

By KELLY KULTYS As my family and I were watching the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers battle it out in last Sunday’s Super Bowl, my dad sarcastically commented, “Apparently to be a female sports reporter, you gotta be tall and blonde.” I chuckled, but when we started naming popular names “Erin Andrews, Kim Jones” They were all blonde. But after thinking awhile, I paused and replied, “Dad, you forgot Han...

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