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James Blake Transcends On “Assume Form”

James Blake Transcends On “Assume Form”

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture, Music

His music is a sonic portrait of contemporary existence, conveying the feeling that everything has become “too much,” whether it be in terms of politics, social roles, or day-to-day anxieties. Like Blake, I’m sure everyone would rather dissolve into an ether of melodic bliss.

Anxiety and Depression in Film and Television

Anxiety and Depression in Film and Television

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture, Mental Health Column

The ever-present attachment of a stigma to mental illness can be both fomented and diminished by the portrayals of mental illness in different media forms.

Tony and Tina’s Serves Classic New York Pizza

Tony and Tina’s Serves Classic New York Pizza

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture

The sauce has enough flavor without taking over the profile and the crust is just crispy enough on the outside to add some crunch before biting into the softer inside of the dough.

Staying Out Of Drama May Cost J. Cole A Grammy

Staying Out Of Drama May Cost J. Cole A Grammy

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture

J. Cole’s life played out largely in private. He rarely sits down for interviews, and when he announced he was a father in May 2018, it drew little fanfare.

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

While “Grace and Frankie” is a comedic show focused primarily on senior citizens, it preaches valuable lessons about life for viewers of all ages.

CAB Announces Soulja Boy to Headline Spring Weekend

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture, Music, News, Showcase

By Eliot Schiaparelli Fordham University's Campus Activities Board (CAB) announced that Soulja Boy (DeAndre Cortez Way) will headline this year’s Spring Weekend Concert. The news leaked on Sunday, Jan. 20 in an Instagram post from Stacks On Deck Money Gang (S.O.D.M.G. Radio), Way’s record label. It...

The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

December 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music, Review, Reviews

By Olivia Nangle On a Tuesday night you would normally find me doing some last minute cramming, but when Westerman announced his first New York show, I knew the academic grind could wait. The Zone One venue was absolutely packed, with fans patiently waiting for the “Confirmation” singer to...

Has The Victoria Secret Fashion Show Lost Its Wings?

Has The Victoria Secret Fashion Show Lost Its Wings?

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Fashion

In 2012, awkward-looking highschool Isiah fell deeply in love with the dreamy wings, glitter runway and beautiful statuesque women

Maude Latour Strikes Nostalgic Chords

Maude Latour Strikes Nostalgic Chords

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

Maude is what the music industry needs, and I am so excited to see what else she does.

A Soulful Depiction: Creed II

A Soulful Depiction: Creed II

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

Creed II is a very compelling sequel that manages to overcome its predictability due to the strength of its cast, themes and spectacle.

Roma Is a Passionate, Personal Letter From Cuarón

Roma Is a Passionate, Personal Letter From Cuarón

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

Roma is thrilling not only for its compelling portrait of Mexico City teetering on the brink of political violence, but for its introduction of first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio.

Senior Combines Sports and Service

Senior Combines Sports and Service

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Who's That Kid

Not only is she a full-time student, but she also plays on Fordham’s women’s basketball team and volunteers with the Jesuits multiple times a week.

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