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J Balvin Offers a Pop of Joy with “Colores”

J Balvin released his new album

Sara Tsugranis, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Balvin never fails to pleasantly surprise listeners.

Swiping Left on Boredom

Tinder provides an escape from boredom during quarintine, (Courtesy of Facebook)

Ava Lichter, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

For me, Tinder has also become another distraction, like television, movies or books.

Collins Hall: Far in Distance, Close in Heart

Collins Hall is beloved by many at Fordham. (Courtesy of Ryan Di Corpo)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

March 25, 2020

As I search for a new space to write, I can’t help but reflect on why Collins is my sanctuary.

Grouplove Acts as A “Healer” During Trying Times

Grouplove's new album plays off the success of their classic song

Ed Lucano, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

Although we are facing unfortunate circumstances that are forcing the country to stay indoors right now, listening to “Healer” right now is a good way to stay in a positive headspace until life is back in order again.

Classic Review: “Roman Holiday” Holds Up

Ava Erickson, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

Hepburn died in 1993 and her career peaked during the ‘50s and ‘60s, so why do modern girls idolize her so much?

Classic Review: The Prescient Spy Antics of “Sneakers”

Erica Weidner, Copy Chief

March 25, 2020

For better or for worse, hackers and spies are just as important in 2020 as they were in 1992.

Richard Powers’ “The Overstory” Captures the American Outdoors

Mason Rowlee, Columnist

March 25, 2020

It is immersive, thought-provoking and not a “walk-in-the-park,” but instead a journey into the unknown — yet somehow familiar — wilderness of modern America.

Jay Electronica Comes to Full Fruiton on “A Written Testimony”

Jay Electronica released his debut studio album. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Sam Hadelman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

He did the unthinkable, not only by finally dropping an album, but having a debut record with Jay-Z, something that is completely unheard of in hip-hop.

Coronavirus in the Context of Pandemic Movies: A Deep-Dive Into “Outbreak” and “Contagion”

The popularity of pandemic movies has risen recently. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Alex Dickison, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

But the film’s real prescience, and the way it best resonates with the current feelings surrounding the coronavirus, comes from the deep cinematic suspense that’s milked out of the contagion.

Graduate Student Makes Waves in Broadcasting

Isis Young, FCRH '20, is an emerging talent in the next wave of college sports broadcasters. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Andrew Posadas, Managing Editor

March 11, 2020

Despite sustaining an injury which sidelined her for the entire women’s 2019-20 basketball season, Isis Young, FCRH ’20, is finding success off the hardwood court and in the broadcasting booth. Love and Basketball came together for Young when she was seven years old playing in all-girl recreation...

New York Botanical Garden’s “The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope”

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Sara Tsugranis, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Be sure to see “The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope,” on display until April 19, 2020.

Film Forum Flicks: “The Whistlers” versus “Wild Goose Lake”

Alex Dickison, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Instead of sophisticated murderers and sexy courtesans, there’s an unmistakable lower class feeling about “Wild Goose Lake.” It’s grittier and more realistic when characters do bad things not to make it big but just to make it at all.

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