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Lady Bird writer and director Greta Gerwig on the set of the film, which has become Rotten Tomatoes’ best reviewed film of all time. (Courtesy of A24)

Lady Bird Writer/Director Talks to College Journalists

December 6, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Lady Bird writer and director Greta Gerwig spoke with college journalists across the country on Nov. 30 in a phone conference call about her critically acclaimed directorial debut. During the conversa...

The Disaster Artist tells the story of The Room, known as the worst film ever made (Courtesy of Flickr).

Oh Hi, James: Franco Embodies a Cult Film Icon in “The Disaster Artist”

December 6, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo James Franco and Tommy Wiseau are having an enigma contest. Franco is a well-respected Hollywood actor and an Oscar nominee who has appeared in several acclaimed films: Milk (2008), 127 Hours (2010...

“Michaelangelo: Divine Draftman and Designer” is on display at the MET now through Feb. 12, 2018. (Courtesy of Julia Boron)

Michelangelo’s Brilliance Exhibited At The Met

December 6, 2017

By Julia Boron Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), arguably one of the greatest artists both of the Renaissance and of all time, currently has an exhibition in his honor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art titled, “Michelangelo: Di...

Tara suggests doing a Secret Santa or Yankee Swap with friends to save some money this holiday season. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Surviving Holiday Spending: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Budget

November 29, 2017

By Tara Martinelli ’Tis the season to be merry? Or ’tis the season to be broke? The holiday season has finally arrived! The holiday gives us little signals of its arrival in different areas of our lives. The most undeniable si...

Auggie’s parents are constantly supportive, helping him assimilate in school (Courtesy of Twitter).

In Wonder, Friendship Is More Than Skin Deep

November 29, 2017

By Elizabeth Smislova If you did not like John Green’s sob-story The Fault in Our Stars, then Wonder is probably not for you. However, if you enjoy watching moving, heartwarming stories about the enduring love of human relations...

Push notifications immediately alert people about news, but at what cost? (Courtesy of Owen Corrigan/The Fordham Ram).

Push Notifications Bring News to the Forefront

November 29, 2017

By Shelby Daniel The convergence of various breaking stories with today’s ever-expanding media landscape has led breaking news to become more “breaking” than ever before. Within seconds, a simple sentence can pop up on a screen and...

While the popular High Line in New York City made more valuable green space, it also created higher rent prices. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Negative Effects of Building a Greener Society

November 15, 2017

By Gayathri Thelekatt From areas like the Lower East Side to Harlem, gentrification is undeniably changing the face of New York City. Driven by the need for housing, wealthier individuals and families displace poorer ones in ...

Thor: Ragnorak is a refreshingly comedic entry in the Marvel. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Thor: Ragnorak Is a Hilarious Superhero Adventure

November 15, 2017

By Greg Mysogland None of the leading characters of the vast Marvel Cinematic Universe needed a makeover more than Thor. Chris Hemsworth has always done fine work as the Marvel superhero version of the norse “God of T...

Bailey strolls her way through Berlin, learning and living while abroad.

Next Stop: The Unseen Side of Study Abroad

November 15, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Follow former culture editor and current abroad correspondent Bailey Hosfelt as she sets up home base in España and bops about Europe for the semester, looking to save a buck and learn a thing...

“American Vandal” is binge-worthy, especially for those who are fans of other mockumentaries like “The Office.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Laughing and Crying to “American Vandal”

November 15, 2017

By Aislinn Keely I’m bad at binge-watching. My attention span excels at the single serve 90 to 150 minute decision of a movie rather than the continuous re-commitment that serialized shows require. When Netflix asks me if I’...

Sam Smith challenges traditional masculinity through his music that tells the story of his gender journey.  (Courtesy of Twitter)

Five Male Artists Who Defy Gender Norms

November 15, 2017

By Meredith Nardino Exploring the influence of female musicians who’ve battled the patriarchy makes you realize there are two sides to this story. Breaking down the patriarchal standards of our society isn’t solely the re...

Thanksgiving dinner makes family drama and holiday traffic definitely worth trekking home for the break if you can (Courtesy of Flickr).

Black Parade Celebrates Ten Angst-Filled Years

November 8, 2017

By Tom Terzulli I discovered My Chemical Romance later than most kids do. It was 2011, when Spotify still in its infancy. One of my friends in the eighth grade class at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Staten Island recommended I downloa...

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