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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 ...

Editor’s Pick: The Kite Runner

Editor’s Pick: The Kite Runner

April 9, 2014

By Richard Bordelon “For you, a thousand times over.” I still remember this line that Hassan says to Amir in The Kite Runner as he goes off to “run” the final kite that Amir defeats in a co...

Editor’s Pick: Bill Murray

Editor’s Pick: Bill Murray

March 26, 2014

By KATIE MEYER In early February an old, rather disheveled man attended a basketball game at Fordham. He did not do too much, just sat quietly in the crowd, watching the game. Everyone else, however, freaked out. Wh...

Editor’s Pick: Trivia at McGee’s

Editor’s Pick: Trivia at McGee’s

March 5, 2014

By SHANNON MARCOUX A Ram Van ride and a short walk took me and my friends to McGee’s Pub and Restaurant on 55th Street between Broadway and Eighth.  This is the pub that MacLaren’s, the bar in “How ...

Editor’s Pick: Curling

Editor’s Pick: Curling

February 19, 2014

By MAX PRINZ There is no shortage of things to love about the great sport of curling. For starters, go take a look at the terrific uniforms of team Norway. It does not get much better than that. I fir...

Editor’s Pick: The Prudential Center

Editor’s Pick: The Prudential Center

February 12, 2014

By LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER MULTIMEDIA EDITOR When most students think of the most popular arena in the New York area, they would probably say Madison Square Garden or the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but there is another one ...

Editor’s Pick: Saturday Night Live

January 29, 2014

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

By ROBERT FRERICH Lorne Michael and NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” a live, sketch comedy show satirizing American politics and culture, has been a staple of American late night programming since its premiere in 1975. A groundbreaking, often edgy show, “SNL” has repeatedly pushed the limits of what defines television. Despite the show’s popularity,  as soon as a few years after the show’s premiere, critics have ...

Editor’s Pick: Venmo

Editor’s Pick: Venmo

January 22, 2014

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR I had a great winter break. I spent time with my family, gave and received awesome presents with loved ones and caught up with some of my best friends. In catching up wi...

Editor’s Pick: Fender Telecaster

December 4, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Music

By DEVON SHERIDAN ARTS & Entertainment EDiTOR Since its inception in 1950, the Fender Telecaster has accomplished both omnipresence and particularity. An easy way to describe its rock heritage is by employing the hackneyed rhetoric of rock royalty. Rock n’ roll buffs love to talk about rock n’ roll like it’s a paramount narrative history. And if articulated with the right combination of zeal, accuracy and badassery, rock history can indeed provide a great insight into 20th century social conditions: th...

Editor’s Pick: ‘The Village Vanguard’

Editor’s Pick: ‘The Village Vanguard’

November 20, 2013

By ELIZABETH ZANGHI PHOTO EDITOR I don’t typically like to spend more than $10 when I go downtown.  Usually the subway fare is enough to make me cringe.  But I spend over $30 when I go to the Village Vanguard, an...

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