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Jumanji Is a Wild Ride Worth Taking

Jumanji Is a Wild Ride Worth Taking

February 7, 2018

By Chris Canadeo The year 2018 is set to be one of the all-time greatest years for movie production. With blockbuster films such as Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story and Black Panther, it...

The Guilty Pleasure of One Missed Call

The Guilty Pleasure of One Missed Call

January 31, 2018

by Theresa Schliep Sleepovers in middle school were dominated by scary movies featuring pretty stars who tried to convince us they were of high school age. I recently watched one such film with my fri...

Call Me By Your Name: A Masterclass in Cinematic Sensuality

Call Me By Your Name: A Masterclass in Cinematic Sensuality

January 24, 2018

By Bailey Hosfelt  There is something about a film set over the course of a summer. Add picturesque Northern Italy, Armie Hammer wearing short shorts and heartache accompanied by a gut-wrenching Sufjan Stevens song i...

Surviving the Holiday Rush, in More Ways than One

Surviving the Holiday Rush, in More Ways than One

December 6, 2017

By Delaney Leiter Final exams, final projects, final presentations...the list seems endless. We are all facing the rush of busy schedules and heavy workloads, but we are collectively counting down the days before being home for a mon...

Surviving Holiday Spending: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Budget

Surviving Holiday Spending: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Budget

November 29, 2017

By Tara Martinelli ’Tis the season to be merry? Or ’tis the season to be broke? The holiday season has finally arrived! The holiday gives us little signals of its arrival in different areas of our lives. The most undeniable si...

“Broad City” Tr**ps Typical Female Friends

“Broad City” Tr**ps Typical Female Friends

November 29, 2017

By Erin Cabrey The coming-of-age friendship story is a tale as old as television’s first transmission. TV viewers have seen countless incarnations of this essential genre many times before, several of which have t...

Black Parade Celebrates Ten Angst-Filled Years

Black Parade Celebrates Ten Angst-Filled Years

November 8, 2017

By Tom Terzulli I discovered My Chemical Romance later than most kids do. It was 2011, when Spotify still in its infancy. One of my friends in the eighth grade class at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Staten Island recommended I downloa...

Philadelphia’s Top Music Scene

Philadelphia’s Top Music Scene

October 25, 2017

By Nick Wetzel  Philly has a lot more to offer than just passionate sports fans, hoagies and cheesesteaks. The city of brotherly love has a seriously underrated music scene. From alternative to rock to...

Capital Gaines Finds Meaning in Mistakes

Capital Gaines Finds Meaning in Mistakes

October 22, 2017

By Andrea Garcia Famous comebacks are the ones whose narratives have withstood time as the greatest challenges to adversity, such as Walt Disney, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan. Now enters Chip Gaines, HGTV star and New York Times ...

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 11, 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 4, 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 ...

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