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The Ramantic: We All Deserve a Chance

The Ramantic: We All Deserve a Chance

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Style

By KAREN HILL I am not sure what was worse at Howl last weekend: the selection of music or the selection of boys (no offense if you were a boy at Howl last weekend). My friends and I scanned the bar ignoring the dancing fools and our radar flared as we spotted two broad shouldered beauties in the c...

New Single from The Strokes, “One Way Trigger,” in Review

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Music

By DEVON SHERIDAN As they tend to do whenever reports of their activity surface, The Strokes sent a ripple through the music blogosphere this weekend when they released the song “One Way Trigger” on their Soundcloud page. The first (still-unofficial) single,“One Way Trigger,” from their forthcoming album, fe...

‘Nashville’ in Review

January 30, 2013


Filed under Review, Television

By SARAH RAMIREZ STAFF WRITER Connie Britton ("American Horror Story") may play the Queen of Country on ABC's "Nashville," but she is quickly establishing herself as a leading lady of primetime dramas. Britton found her breakout television role as Tami Taylor on "Friday Night Lights," and just as...

Umberto’s Clams Up For Good

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Food, Fordham in the Bronx, News

By JEFFREY COLTIN Arthur Avenue is lined with more than a dozen restaurants, but none ever looked as inviting as Umberto’s Clam House. Its wide-open windows and big blue awnings brought in countless Fordham families. Patrons were drawn in by live music on Friday nights and, at other times, the TV...

The Seersucker: Tackling the World of Suits

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Style

By KEVIN ZEBROSKI The suits of the 90’s were largely relegated to the traditional business shades of slate, steel and navy. There is certainly nothing wrong with dark solids and their severe connotations, but designers and sartorialists have since grown bored with the constraints of repetition. F...

Toro Y Moi’s ‘Anything in Return’ in Review

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Music, Review

By JOSEPH VITALE ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR Underneath Toro y Moi’s attempt to evoke nostalgia for sincere pop is a bold effort disguised as light funk, with an omnipresent dance influence throughout. On his third LP, Toro’s knack for layering synth beats on top of his high pitched voice (on top of some more synth beats) persist...

Who’s That Kid? It’s Danny Murphy, FCRH ’16

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Style, Who's That Kid

Name: Danny Murphy Year/campus: 2016, Living The Dream at Rose Hill Major: Psychology/Communications & Media Studies Hometown: Cranford, NJ Describe yourself in a couple of sentences for the readers: One time, a group of French tourists asked me on the subway, "ne fermez votre bouche?" whic...

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ in Review

January 30, 2013


Filed under Film and Television, Review

By JAKE KRING-SCHREIEFLS STAFF WRITER Zero Dark Thirty, the brilliantly crafted film from director Kathryn Bigelow  (The Hurt Locker), opens with a black screen and a mosaic of panicked voices. The voices are from 9/11 and they set both the mood and the motivation for the entire film.  The film ...

On-Campus Performances Spring 2013

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Style, Theatre

By VANESSA AGOVIDA CONTRIBUTING WRITER When it comes to price and location, you can’t beat on-campus entertainment. Though Fordham students should take advantage of the city’s cultural offerings, supporting the performers among us is not only economically practical, but a great way to reward the...

Editor’s Pick: Australian Football

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

By DAN GARTLAND ExECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Allow me to preface this by saying I know nearly nothing about Australian Rules football aside from the fact that it is awesome and everything about it is outrageous. First of all, the field is an enormous oval, at least 60 yards longer than a football field. Occupy...

Netflix Addicts Anonymous

January 30, 2013


Filed under Culture, Television

By MARLESSA STIVALA From access to caffeinated beverages to rain boots, there are countless “unofficial essentials” that are necessary for any Fordham student to survive college life. Of course, a concern for staying awake during an early class and surviving the long walk to FMH in the rain ...

A New ‘Blend’ of Fordham Nightlife

January 28, 2013


Filed under Food, Fordham in the Bronx, News

By JEFFREY COLTIN The Bronx is not the typical college town. Fordham Road is not a sea of maroon shirts and flags on game days. Few to no professors live anywhere near campus. Most of the businesses and restaurants — while supported by Fordham students — seem like they could get along fine without us. One local...

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