The Fordham Ram

The Man With the Iron Fists Soundtrack

November 13, 2012

Filed under Review

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

Filed under Art, Culture

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

Filed under Culture, Review, Television

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

Filed under Culture, Film and Television, Review

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

Filed under Culture, Review

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

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

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

Filed under Culture, Style

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

Filed under Culture, Food

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....

Dining Out: The Sunburnt Calf

November 7, 2012

Filed under Culture, Food

By CODIE LANDSMAN STAFF WRITER Experience your own taste of Australian culture and cuisine at The Sunburnt Calf bistro, located on the Upper West Side at West 79th and Broadway. Most noted for its popular weekend brunch specials, this trendy, lively bar and restaurant is sure to leave you satisfied and anx...

Editor’s Pick: Flannery O’Connor

November 7, 2012

Filed under Editor's Pick, Review

By RICKY BORDELON ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR “The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it,” Flannery O’Connor, one of the best authors of the Southern Gothic movement, said. Once, during my sophomore year of high school in the middle of January, just after we returned from the respite of the Christmas holidays, my Eng...

Andy Warhol Event Embraces Art and Nostalgia

November 7, 2012

Filed under Art, Culture

By MARLESSA STIVALA COPY EDITOR There is no denying that the seemingly endless array of cultural events is one of the prime benefits of living in New York City. From theatrical productions to street fairs, anyone living in “the city that never sleeps” never lacks something to do. At the same time, however, many of these ...

Who’s That Kid? It’s Clay Stanley, FCRH ’15

November 7, 2012

Filed under Culture, Style, Who's That Kid

Clay Stanley A MEMBER OF GSB ’15 DOUBLE MAJORING IN APPLIED ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE From Hingham, MA Describe yourself in a couple sentences for the readers. I’m a sophomore in the Gabelli School of Business and I am from a town on the south shore of Massachusetts. I’m an avid Boston spor...

Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918