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Last Season on The Fordham Ram: Culture Section

Kieran Press-Reynolds, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

Even though last semester was sliced in half by the pandemic, we kept covering what was happening in the world throughout the spring. Here’s a collection of highlights, including an interview with a rapper, album and movie reviews, quarantine diaries and Fordham-related features.   A steady stream of solid tunes dropped last semester. In January, Alexandra Lange reviewed psychedelic rock act Tame Impala’s new albu...

Erica Scalise, projects editor emerita, FCRH '20, reflects on all the things she misses the most about New York City. (Courtesy of Erica Scalise/The Fordham Ram)

Some Things I Miss the Most

April 22, 2020

I don't want to take up running and pretend to like it, and I don't want to constantly feel like I'm violating parts of myself each time I peel back a layer of myself that was formed in a city where I'm not.

Fordham students are both users and creators on the Tik Tok app. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Fordham Students Are Famous on TikTok

October 30, 2019

Many people find TikTok enjoyable because of the number of available features. The platform allows users to share videos of themselves dancing, collaborating with other creators, making funny faces with different filters, completing different trending “challenges” and more. 

(Courtesy of Twitter)

Rewind the 2010s: Best Singles of the Decade

October 30, 2019

Since its release in early 2017, the dancehall-pop hit “Shape of You” has become Spotify’s most streamed song and Youtube’s second most-watched video of all time.

Ramsey Orta is considered a political prisoner of the NYPD by his supporters. (Courtesy of Clayton Roulhac)

Ramsey Orta: Imprisoned and Imperiled; Fiancée Alleges NYPD Systemic Abuse

October 9, 2019

The video of Garner’s death galvanized the Black Lives Matter movement, and Orta became a hero to activists.

(Courtesy of Twitter)

White Claw Shortage Affects Community

September 18, 2019

The Fordham Ram evaluated the national trend and crisis on a local level: How has the White Claw shortage affected 21 and over Fordham students, their lifestyles and local businesses?

The transition from high school to college is different for everyone. (Courtesy of Facebook)

The Fordham First Year Experience: Three Rams Recall Personal Journeys

April 24, 2019

College is full of constant change that everyone has no choice but to blindly leap into.

The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show offers attendees the chance to see a dazzling array of flowers. (Courtesy of Tommy Tedesco for the Fordham Ram)

Thousands of Orchids in Thousands of Hues: Botanical Garden Brings Singapore to the Bronx

April 10, 2019

Dress light, bring some water, and I am sure you will find the experience pleasurable.

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