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First Female Student of Fordham’s More College

First Female Student of Fordham’s More College

October 17, 2017

By Katie Quinlisk “First Thomas More Coed Accepted,” announced the Nov. 11, 1963 issue of The Fordham Ram above a photo of the first female student admitted to Fordham’s Thomas More College, Joan Ann Po...

“Dear David” is a Modern Horror Serialization

“Dear David” is a Modern Horror Serialization

October 10, 2017

By Theresa Schliep I watch scary movies through the cracks between my fingers, if at all. I love scary movies: the demons, the pop up scares, the prophetic music. I just scare too easily to watch them dead on. I am also no...

Rap is Poetry: Take it From Kanye West

Rap is Poetry: Take it From Kanye West

October 3, 2017

By Taylor Shaw When I tell most people that I am into poetry, they tend to roll their eyes. Or worse, they fake enthusiasm, exclaim that they, too, love slam poetry and send me a link to Jonah Hill’s work of ...

Guilty Pleasure TV’s Finest: The Kardashians

Guilty Pleasure TV’s Finest: The Kardashians

September 26, 2017

By Margarita Artoglou My roommates and I have a huge secret: one of our favorite bonding activities is binge-watching “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” It started out innocently enough: we saw that the show was on...

Seaway Makes Way For Good Vibes All Year

Seaway Makes Way For Good Vibes All Year

September 20, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya When I came to Fordham in 2014, I was introduced to pop punk for the first time. I fell in love with the genre right away because of how relatable I felt it was. I had spent most of high school getting i...

Born a Crime: Trevor Noah’s Odyssey to “The Daily Show” Desk

Born a Crime: Trevor Noah’s Odyssey to “The Daily Show” Desk

September 13, 2017

By Erin Shanahan Trevor Noah’s journey to his career as a comedian and frontman of “The Daily Show” actually began with a criminal act: his birth. Noah was born during the time of the South African apartheid to a w...

“Making History,” TV For the History Books

“Making History,” TV For the History Books

April 25, 2017

By Christopher Canadeo History nerds rejoice. “Making History,” which airs at 8:30 p.m. on Fox, is a cross between history and comedy that seeks to excite as well as inform (to a certain degree) viewers of all ages about h...

Troutman to Mars: A Brief History of the Talk Box

Troutman to Mars: A Brief History of the Talk Box

April 11, 2017

By Mario Nicastro Ever since Jay-Z laid auto-tune to rest in 2009, talentless pop singers have been vying for a way to enhance their singing voices. These “artists” have searched high-and-low through studios...

HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”

HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”

March 28, 2017

By Andrea Garcia In a world of Kim and Kanye Wests, Chip and Joanna Gaines stand out. The power couple has turned a loving marriage into a balanced business partnership. Four seasons into their HGTV...

“Bob’s Burgers”: An Ode to The Belchers

“Bob’s Burgers”: An Ode to The Belchers

March 8, 2017

By Cat Swindal “Bob’s Burgers” is the show that everyone has been talking about. Memes and GIFs of Tina dancing grace the Internet frequently. During Halloween, especially at Fordham, the Belcher...

Dive Into Documentaries

Dive Into Documentaries

February 15, 2017

By Elizabeth Doty As we are currently living through what film and television aficionados have come to dub the “Golden Age of Television,” it is easy to become wrapped up in six to eight seasons of 15 hour-long episodes. Yet, I am writing ...

“Chick-Flicks:” An Underrated But Important Genre

“Chick-Flicks:” An Underrated But Important Genre

February 8, 2017

By Elizabeth Smislova My favorite books and movies feature the likes of drug cartels, prostitution, mad women locked away in attics, devastating heartbreak, violent war scenes, horrible mass deaths, extreme poverty and intense sword fights. D...

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