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Novel Ideas For Cold Weather Reading

Novel Ideas For Cold Weather Reading

January 25, 2017

By Jamie Hashem The New Year has arrived, along with plunging temperatures. While your favorite warm-weather fashion choices may no longer be practical and outdoor sports too frigid to bear thinking about, ...

Professor Succeeds at Storytelling on Twitter

Professor Succeeds at Storytelling on Twitter

January 25, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Robert K. Blechman teaches introductory and social media courses in the department of communications and media studies at Fordham University. However, he has taken his understanding of one on...

Junior Writes “Catching Stars,” Reaches for Sky

Junior Writes “Catching Stars,” Reaches for Sky

November 16, 2016

By Annemarie Marconi For most college juniors, finding the time between class, work and activities to crank out a 1,000 word essay is a challenge. But Cayla Keenan is not like most college juniors...

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

September 22, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt Dr. Mark Naison, a seasoned professor in the African American Studies, has been an integral part of Fordham University’s faculty since his start in 1970. Naison published multiple well-received books ranging from “White Boy: A Me...

The Best New Books to Read in Summer 2016

The Best New Books to Read in Summer 2016

April 27, 2016

By Nicole Fiorica  With the semester drawing to a close and the promise of free time looming closer, some may relish the opportunity to crack open a book for fun rather than for homework. You may already ...

Professor’s Book Examines Syrian Church

Professor’s Book Examines Syrian Church

March 9, 2016

By Mark McNulty Dura-Europo, an ancient city which once served as a buffer between the innermost lands of the Roman empire and the far-flung armies which threatened it, sits above the sunken banks o...

Perspective Makes Hawkins Novel a Page Turner

Perspective Makes Hawkins Novel a Page Turner

February 3, 2016

By Tara Martinelli Perspective is everything in the world we live in. I never truly appreciated its significance in storytelling until I read “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. Throughout the story, this concept of perspective left me puzzled and cu...

A Summer Reading List for All Your Adventures

A Summer Reading List for All Your Adventures

April 29, 2015

By Annemarie Marconi Ladies and gentlemen of Fordham University, allow the stress of finals to melt away for just a moment to realize that summer 2015 is closely coming upon us! And, trust the English maj...

Reading for the Collegiate Soul

Reading for the Collegiate Soul

April 15, 2015

By Natalie Sturgeon Unknown to many Fordham students is the fact that there is a life outside of Rose Hill. College and your 20s is a time to take in all that you can and explore the vast universe of socia...

2013 Year in Review: Books

January 23, 2013

By KATIE NOLAN COPY CHIEF As I am working on this list, I am filled with a sense of remorse when I think about everything I read over the last year. There is always so much great fiction coming out that it is impossible to keep up with it all. I am afraid it is much easier to make a list of things I would-have-liked-to-have-read-if-I-had-more-time than books I did read, but here it goes: five books of 2012 that I read and...

Editor’s Pick: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

November 25, 2012

By TAYLOR ENGDAHL COPY CHIEF For the past 15 years, J. K. Rowling’s world-famous Harry Potter books have served as the go-to works for readers hoping to enter into and explore a world of magic. Unfortunately, the final book of the series was published almost four years ago, and I know many Potter fanatics have been desperately searching for another fantasy novel to fill this void. My search ended last Christmas when I recei...

Editor’s Pick: Flannery O’Connor

November 7, 2012

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 English teacher announced that we would begin reading a couple of stories and n...

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