The Fordham Ram

Fun and Grub: A Guide or What to Do and Where to Eat

Rachel Gow, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

It goes without saying that the college experience will look different this year than it has in years past. However, despite, and in some cases because of COVID-19 restrictions, there are many activities in the Bronx area and beyond for students to enjoy. It is essential to be responsible in your endeavors right now, but it is also essential to take care of your mental health, stop binge-reading the news (unless it’s the Ram...

What We’re Looking Forward to this Fall (Music, Movies, TV and More)

Kieran Press-Reynolds and Rachel Gow

August 23, 2020

        1. Adele’s New Album  After a five year hiatus from music, Adele has confirmed that she will be dropping a new album in September of this year. Adele is known for her deep-cutting ballads and lyrical prose, and the album’s anticipation has been building for some time. Many believe that the artist’s divorce from Simon Konecki will be a central focus for the album.         2. “On ...

Last Season on The Fordham Ram: Culture Section

Kieran Press-Reynolds, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

Even though last semester was sliced in half by the pandemic, we kept covering what was happening in the world throughout the spring. Here’s a collection of highlights, including an interview with a rapper, album and movie reviews, quarantine diaries and Fordham-related features.   A steady stream of solid tunes dropped last semester. In January, Alexandra Lange reviewed psychedelic rock act Tame Impala’s new albu...

Billie Eilish’s first studio album, “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO” dropped on March 29 of this year. (Courtesy of Facebook)

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...

After running for seven seasons, Game of Thrones will conclude in its eighth season premiering April 14 on HBO. (Julia Corbett For The Fordham Ram)

Game of Thrones Fans Gear Up for the Final Season

March 6, 2019

In just a few short months, viewers will finally know who wins the Game of Thrones, once and for all.

Directed by Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You has received critical acclaim (Courtesy of Facebook).

Sorry to Bother You: An Unobvious Satire

September 12, 2018

By Matt Dillon Sorry to Bother You starts out like a mid-2000s workplace comedy. The directionless Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) ends up as a telemarketer, forcing him to deal with abrasive coworkers and the fear of being forgotten. As the film goes on, it introduces more radical concepts u...

(Courtesy of Shelby Daniels)

BronxArtSpace Exhibit Represents Intersectionality

April 11, 2018

By Shelby Daniel BronxArtSpace, a hidden gem in the Mott Haven neighborhood, showcases personal representations of diversity in its newest exhibit titled “For Us.” The exhibit fills the one-ro...

Fashion designer, Melody Ehansi moderates a panel on 'Race' with Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Khan, South Sudanese model Mari Malek and British-Pakistani model Mariah Idrissi. (Isha Khawaja/The Fordham Ram)

Real Talk at Gurls Talk: Panel Highlights Women’s Stories

March 14, 2018

By Isha Khawaja On Sunday March 12, the Gurls Talk Festival in collaboration with Coach and Teen Vogue harbored a space for young girls to share their insecurities about their bodies, learn to actively...

ASILI, the black student union, invites Na'Im Najieb to lecture Love is Not a Game. (Courtesy of Na'Im Najieb)

Love is Not a Game

February 16, 2018

By Isha Khawaja Amongst hook-up culture, it can be difficult for college students to draw the ambiguous line between friend and lover. However, for black college students, the residual effects of slave...

(Courtesy of Flickr)

Winchester Fails to Stand Out from the Crowd

February 14, 2018

By Mathew Dillon Winchester is an Australian horror film based on one of the more famous real-world ghost stories, another entry in the long-dormant “haunted house” subgenre. Taking place ...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is currently the eighth highest-grossing film of 2017 (Courtesy of Facebook).

Jumanji Is a Wild Ride Worth Taking

February 7, 2018

By Chris Canadeo The year 2018 is set to be one of the all-time greatest years for movie production. With blockbuster films such as Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story and Black Panther, it...

U2's Bono performs at the now-Johan Cruyff Arena on July 29, 2017 during their The Joshua Tree Tour 2017. (Courtesy of Flickr)

When Music Meets Protest

February 7, 2018

By Meredith Nardino All sides of the entertainment industry are facing intense scrutiny for decades of systematic misconduct, yet the music industry has somehow managed to avoid the conversation...

Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918
Culture