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Editor’s Pick: Grateful Dead’s ‘Workingman’s Dead’

Editor’s Pick: Grateful Dead’s ‘Workingman’s Dead’

January 21, 2015

By Sam Belden One of the most influential rock groups of its era, the Grateful Dead is a band best known for its rich and layered harmonies, engaging lyrics and complex instrumentation. These characteris...

Editor’s Pick: Monty Python

Editor’s Pick: Monty Python

November 19, 2014

By Samuel Joseph “I’d like to have an argument.” In 1969, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” quietly debuted on BBC1. The format of the show was a comedy troupe consisting of six men, five English and one American. While the f...

Editor’s Pick: Winter in NYC

Editor’s Pick: Winter in NYC

November 12, 2014

By Felicia Czochanski About a week ago, I walked through Chelsea on a particularly chilly fall night. Dazed and smiling, I walked past a few carts of street vendors until I realized what was happening. The...

Editor’s Pick: McDonald’s

Editor’s Pick: McDonald’s

November 5, 2014

By Katie Nolan I have a dirty secret: I love fast food. I love everything about it. I love drive-thrus, I love the crinkle of the wrappers and, most of all, I love the taste. Taco Bell is my absolute favorite. I used to be addicted to their Mexican pizzas, but now I’m a fan of the que...

Editor’s Pick: Utilizing Your College Experience

Editor’s Pick: Utilizing Your College Experience

October 29, 2014

By Gabriel Garcia As a senior at Fordham, I find it difficult to imagine what life will be like a year from now. No more eating appetizing breakfasts at the Marketplace, no more pulling all-nighters ...

Editor’s Pick: Spoken Word

October 22, 2014

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Style

By Amanda Giglio The spoken word is something that we take for granted. We talk every day, spewing random thoughts about our day, how much work we have to do and questioning what I should write my article on. But, sometimes words are arranged in a certain order and spoken aloud, with just the right tone of voice, and they become a new form of art. Spoken word poetry has been around for centuries, but it has only become pop...

Editor’s Pick: Hipsters

Editor’s Pick: Hipsters

October 8, 2014

By Felicia Zhang Imagine: you’re in a hole-in-the-wall cafe trying to balance on a narrow stool with spindly wooden legs, but failing because you have a bag on one shoulder and the table in front o...

Editor’s Pick: Derek Jeter

Editor’s Pick: Derek Jeter

October 1, 2014

By Anthony Pucik Everyone wanted it to happen. Everyone dreamt of how it could happen. But when it actually did happen, nobody could believe it. Derek Jeter’s final game in Yankee Stadium could n...

Editor’s Pick: Healthy Eating

Editor’s Pick: Healthy Eating

September 24, 2014

By Michael Cavanaugh People hate the word diet because they have come to associate it with going on diets for short periods of time, but people should instead put some time aside to do some resear...

Editor’s Pick: MF Doom’s ‘Madvillian’

Editor’s Pick: MF Doom’s ‘Madvillian’

September 17, 2014

By Joseph Vitale It is fairly difficult to document the history of a musical genre without taking inventory of the style’s “greatest hits.” One can hardly talk about the development of jazz, ...

Editor’s Pick: Baseball

Editor’s Pick: Baseball

September 10, 2014

By Nicole Horton Not many people will speak proudly about being a New York Mets fan. I am used to the following three reactions: displaying sympathy, questioning or scolding. I was raised a Mets fan, so i...

Editor’s Pick: Coffee

Editor’s Pick: Coffee

April 30, 2014

By Kelly Kultys “America runs on Dunkin” is one of the most popular slogans in the country these days. It is easy to see why; according to LiveScience.com, over 50 percent of Americans over the age of ...

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