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Leonard Cohen’s “Thanks for the Dance” Reopens Grief’s Wound

Leonard Cohen’s “Thanks for the Dance” Reopens Grief’s Wound

November 30, 2019

When a loved one exits the picture, a gash rips into ourselves. As the wound heals, a scar forms, and when a reminder of that loved one arises, the scar stings and may open back up. Such is the case...

The Best of Last Semester: Music, Movies and Moments

The Best of Last Semester: Music, Movies and Moments

September 4, 2019

Want to know what caught the Ram’s eye in the culture section last semester? Amongst all the happenings of spring 2019, a few stand out. Here’s the best of what our writers thought of spring’s music...

The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

December 19, 2018

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 Zo...

No Justice for Mercury or Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody

No Justice for Mercury or Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody

November 7, 2018

The film more or less presents the band’s entire history, though the film feels too much like a highlight reel to be comprehensive or believable.

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

October 24, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds If Nickelodeon made a Drake & Josh spinoff that featured just Drake, would it still be as good? Probably not. Drake & Josh was so fun precisely because of the how the...

Brockhampton is Bold and iridescence is Gold

Brockhampton is Bold and iridescence is Gold

October 3, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds Who is Brockhampton? In the hip-hop sphere, it was near-impossible to escape the group last year. The rap group rose to eminence by releasing three fantastic albums (the SATU...

Rapper Noname Comes of Age on Room 25

Rapper Noname Comes of Age on Room 25

October 3, 2018

By Elise Soutar When reflecting on a period of growth or change in your life, especially if the period is painful or awkward, you tend to have an extremely specific mental scrapbook that includes wh...

Josh Peck Speaks at Fordham

Josh Peck Speaks at Fordham

May 2, 2018

By Alexandra Mandalakis Last Thursday, Fordham students rushed to line up for Campus Activities Board’s (CAB) Spring Weekend speaker, actor and comedian Josh Peck. Peck rose to fame through the...

Netflix’s Bright Burns Out

Netflix’s Bright Burns Out

February 7, 2018

By Matthew Dillon Directed by Suicide Squad’s David Ayer, Netflix exclusive Bright is a buddy cop movie in which human police officer Ward (Will Smith) and orc cop Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) must pat...

The Shape of Water Impresses

The Shape of Water Impresses

January 24, 2018

By Joseph Felix I must admit, I hesitated to see this movie. While Del Toro’s resumé has encompassed blockbuster feats such as Pacific Rim and Hellboy, the idea of seeing a modern-day Creature from th...

Quality Mexican Cuisine at Estrellita Poblana III

Quality Mexican Cuisine at Estrellita Poblana III

January 24, 2018

By Elizabeth Nealon Arthur Avenue is known as Little Italy, but nestled among the Italian restaurants and shops there is a Mexican restaurant that has managed to thrive since its opening 11 years ago. Es...

The Force Falters in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Force Falters in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

January 24, 2018

By Matthew Dillon   While not quite as incompetent or lifeless as the dark depths of the mid-2000s prequel trilogy, The Last Jedi does not live up to standards of the timeless Star Wars franchise. Taking place after 2015...

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