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Celebrities Lend Hands to Victims of Hurricane Sandy

November 13, 2012

By ALYSSA CARMUSCIANO STAFF WRITER With winds gusting up to 80 miles per hour and millions of people losing power, Internet, phone service and even their homes, the entire East Coast was greatly impacted by Hurricane Sandy, possibly the most destructive storm to hit the tri-state area in recent years. Thankfully, Fordham only lost some trees and...

‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ in Review

November 14, 2012

By RICKY BORDELON ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR Nose.  There, I said it. And the most famous nose in literature is back on Broadway. Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of the French classic Cyrano de Bergerac opened on Oct. 11 at the American Airlines Theatre.  This production features...

Season 3 of ‘The Walking Dead’ in Review

November 14, 2012

By CHRISTOFER NICOLETTI AMC’s “The Walking Dead” has returned with even more surprises and zombie gore. Last season revealed that truly nowhere is safe from the threat of the zombies that now inhabit the world. With the destruction of their safe haven, the survivors were thrust back into the zo...

The 23rd James Bond film, ‘Skyfall,’ in Review

November 13, 2012

By PATRICK MULLEN Skyfall, the 23rd official James Bond film, seems like a conscious effort by filmmakers to compete with the blockbuster superhero films of the past few years. The action is bigger and more intense, the camera is more free and flowing and the villain more indestructible. Despite ...

The Man With the Iron Fists Soundtrack

November 13, 2012

Stand-out Tracks: White Dress, Six Directions of Boxing By PATRICK DOHERTY COPY EDITOR Samurai showdowns. Over-the-top kung-fu battles. B-movie flair. A man with iron fists. The Man With The Iron Fists, the directorial debut of acclaimed rapper and producer the RZA, promises all of these an...

A Trip to the Rubin Museum

November 7, 2012

By MARGARET DESMOND CONTRIBUTING WRITER I went to the Himalayas last week. Ok, not the actual Himalayas but it felt pretty close. The Rubin Museum is unassuming on the outside, but once you enter, you are transported to the mystical East. The museum’s calm, darkened interior, combinds with the...

Style Network’s ‘Giuliana and Bill’ in Review

November 7, 2012

By LINDSAY JAVITZ Now in its fifth season, Style Network’s Giuliana & Bill has taken viewers into the lives of” E! News” anchor Giuliana Rancic and her entrepreneur husband Bill.  The couple has allowed cameras to document them as they experience both the joys and hardships of life. Th...

‘Flight,’ Starring Fordham Alum, in Review

November 7, 2012

By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR Made with the perfect mix of drama, suspense, and comedy, and featuring a great lead performance, Flight is a must-see! The film focuses on Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington, Unstoppable), a pilot fighting deep, personal demons.  His struggles come to a head one day...

Flying Lotus’ ‘Until the Quiet Comes’ in Review

November 7, 2012

By PATRICK DOHERTY COPY EDITOR The sign of a truly innovative musician is the ability to inspire a sort of creative energy amongst his listeners and peers. Steven Ellison (better known as Flying Lotus) has that trait as an artist. Dozens of well-known, and thousands of unknown hip hop producers have...

Editor’s Pick: Jingle All the Way

November 7, 2012

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR With the holiday season just around the corner, everyone will begin to dust off their favorite Christmas movies. While the classics such as Elf, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and White Christmas are sure to be shown on a 24-hour loop from now until Dec. 26, I will be reaching...

The Seersucker: Let’s Wear More Sweaters

November 7, 2012

By KEVIN ZEBROSKI It’s cold outside as of late. We all need to wear more sweaters. Responsible for insulating the layer between outerwear and underwear with warm threads, knitwear is an important facet of any wardrobe. Knitwear is perfectly fine to wear a sweater sans coat in a time of less-ext...

A Guide to Proper Nutrition On Campus

November 7, 2012

By DANIELLE GARRAND CONTRIBUTING WRITER Students come to college in order to gain a diploma, but sometimes they end up gaining weight instead. According to WebMD, one in every four college students gains five percent of his or her body weight, or roughly 10 pounds, during the first semester of college....

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