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Playlist: ‘Pumpin Blood’

February 12, 2014

By ROSEMARY DEROCHER When I first heard NONONO’s “Pumpin Blood,” I was so taken with the hopelessly catchy intro riff that I hardly knew what to do with myself. Catchy intros may be literally everywhere in the music industry, but this one had the bonus quality of being whistled. The song consequ...

Dining Out: Molly’s Irish Pub

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February 12, 2014

By ROBRT FRERICH This past Saturday, I dined at Molly’s Shebeen Irish Pub on 23rd Street and 3rd Avenue. Spur-of-the-moment dinner plans made finding a table for two in Manhattan a difficult challenge; however, with only a 15 minute wait,  Molly’s was more than accommodating. Molly’s bills itself as ...

‘The Lego Movie’ in Review

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February 12, 2014

By ALLERA HOWARD STAFF WRITER The Lego Movie is a predictable, yet fun and imaginative story celebrating the imagination and innovation of its Lego-loving audience. The family-friendly movie encourages viewers to use their creativity to embrace their individuality. The movie is not worth seeing in 3D bec...

‘The Correspondent,’ an off-Broadway drama, in Review

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February 12, 2014

By NICOLE HORTON The Correspondent, written by Ken Urban and directed by Stephen Bracket, is an off-Broadway drama. The play is running at The Rattlestick PLaywrights Theatre in the West Village from Jan. 19 until Mar. 16. The entire play takes place in the home of Phillip, a recently widowed, grieving...

‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ in Review

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February 12, 2014

By NICOLE PIERI On Wednesday Feb. 5, I was lucky enough to attend the very first test show of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” My expectations were high, but Jimmy Fallon and his usual charm, creativity and comedy exceeded them. The legendary 60-year-old late night talk show left its ...

Ask Emma: For Valentine’s Day, Is Dinner Enough?

February 12, 2014

Dear Emma, My boyfriend and I have been dating for two months, and I don’t know what to get him for Valentine’s Day. I don’t want to scare him by making Valentine’s Day seem like a big deal, but I want him to know that I care a lot about him. Is dinner enough? Sincerely, A naïve romantic   Dear...

A Monument to Art Preservation

February 12, 2014

By JOHN BONAZZO COLUMNIST I walked into The Monuments Men expecting a rip-roaring adventure tale. I got that, and so much more. Judged purely on its merits as a film, Monuments is terrific entertainment.  The studio made the smart decision to release the movie in February, rather than during the awards...

American Idol Revamp to Maintain Relevance

Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. serve as the judging panel for this new season of “American Idol” (Photo Courtesy of FOX)

February 12, 2014

By NICOLE HORTON CULTURE EDITOR As its 13th season begins, it is apparent once again that “American Idol” is struggling to maintain relevancy as the show continues to slip in the ratings. For Season 12, producers attempted to compete with the growing popularity of “The Voice” by recruiting...

Who’s that kid? It’s Andrew Maitner, FCRH ‘14

Andrew Maitner, FCRH ‘14, shares his experiences at Fordham through photography. (Michael Prinz/The Ram)

February 12, 2014

By MAX PRINZ SPORTS EDITOR There are two ways to get to know Andrew Maitner. The first is to look at his Instagram account. Seriously, go do it now. He’s @ajmaitner. Andrew sets the standard for picturesque shots of Keating Hall. As much as I love the shots he has captured around campus, my favorite is still the one of him in the ...

Editor’s Pick: The Prudential Center

The Prudential Center is accessible via New Jersey Transit, PATH, and Amtrak. (Photo Courtesy of Flickr)

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 that they should check out. The Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. is one of the nic...

Verbal Essences Has First Show of the Semester

Sarah Davis, FCRH ’16, recites a Nuyorican-style poem for her performance. (Tessa Bloechl/The Ram)

February 6, 2014

By Allegra Howard Fordham’s spoken word group Verbal Essences performed two successful shows last weekend at the Blackbox Theater. The spoken word group held its first open mic of the year last Friday. In order to perform, participants had to enter their names into a lottery system similar to the one ...

Smiling Through the Super Bowl

The bears featured in Ellen DeGeneres’s commercial are just one example of the comedic, whimsical commercials that accompanied this year’s Super Bowl. (Photo Courtesy of YouTube)

February 5, 2014

By KATHERINE KELLY CONTRIBUTING WRITER Every year, companies spend millions of dollars just to debut a new commercial during the Super Bowl. Super Bowl commercials are hot topics and YouTube hits for days following the big game, and this year’s crop of commercials did not disappoint. The overall spi...

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