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Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling make the newest Blade Runner film an enjoyable hit.

Blade Runner 2049 is a Stellar Sequel

October 18, 2017

By Matthew Dillion Hollywood’s current obsession with reboots and sequels has left no stone unturned, especially in the genre of science fiction. In between seemingly perennial Star Wars films and new Stephen King adaptations...

The issue of Catalonia’s independence is one with ample grey area.

Referendum For Independence in Catalonia

October 18, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Yes, or no? It may seem like a simple question that yields one clear result, but right now in Catalonia, it’s anything but. In the two weeks following the Oct. 1 referendum that left the reg...

Fordham’s Counseling and Psychological Services is an important resource for students, especially during exam time (Fordham Ram Archives).

Making Midterm Mental Health A Priority

October 11, 2017

By Gayathri Thelekatt Midterm weeks are undoubtedly stressful, and between pulling all-nighters in the library and reading hundreds of pages worth of course material, students may let their mental health take a backseat. Thi...

Feminism Takes Center Stage in FET’s “Getting Out”

Feminism Takes Center Stage in FET’s “Getting Out”

October 11, 2017

By Alexandra Mandalakis This past weekend, FET presented their first slot show, “Getting Out” by Marsha Norman. The play followed a woman named Arlene (Katie Moore-Gillon FCRH ’19) and her attempt at returning to a normal ...

James Martin’s book serves as an important conversation starter about a difficult issue, but the book has problems itself.

Jim Martin’s “Building a Bridge” Disappoints

October 11, 2017

By Cat Swindal On the day after the one year anniversary of the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where 49 people lost their lives, James (Jim) Martin, S.J., released a book called “Buildi...

Adam Ellis (@moby_dickhead)  published horror stories serially via Twitter. (Courtesy of Twitter)

“Dear David” is a Modern Horror Serialization

October 11, 2017

By Theresa Schliep I watch scary movies through the cracks between my fingers, if at all. I love scary movies: the demons, the pop up scares, the prophetic music. I just scare too easily to watch them dead on. I am also no...

The City of Arts and Sciences really is a microcosm of a city (Courtesy of Bailey Hosfelt).

In Defense of Slow-Paced Sightseeing

October 4, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Follow former culture editor, 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 or two ...

FET’s “Free Pizza” Adds Three New Slices

FET’s “Free Pizza” Adds Three New Slices

October 4, 2017

By Alexandra Mandalakis Fordham Experimental Theatre’s Sketch Comedy Club, “Free Pizza,” performed their first two shows of the semester this past weekend. The show was filled with hilarious scenes depicting the It clow...

Miley Cyrus’ latest album Younger Now is a funky and fresh return to the pop singer’s country roots that is welcomed by fans (Courtesy of Twitter).

A Miley Cyrus Metamorphosis

October 4, 2017

By Sabrina Sahler After twerking on stage with Robin Thicke at the VMAs in 2013 and creating albums Bangerz and Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, Miley Cyrus’s new album Younger Now shows immense growth and a return...

“Battle of the Sexes” Aces the Portrayal of Minority Sexualities

September 27, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo There is something playfully subversive about a film which chronicles social progress having its release in the age of Trump. Battle of the Sexes, which provides a new look at the historic 1973 Bob...

Senior James Corrigan has found his voice at Fordham in sports reporting for WFUV (Courtesy of James Corrigan).

James Corrigan Shares His Passion for Play-by-Plays

September 27, 2017

By Mario Nicastro James Corrigan is a senior at Fordham University at Rose Hill from Edison, NJ, majoring in political science with a minor in communications. If you turn to 90.7 WFUV on your FM dial any Saturday aft...

Fordham students were amongst the huge crowd that attended Global Citizen Festival to enjoy music and activism (Courtesy of Sara McLaughlin).

Global Citizen Festival Encourages Activism

September 27, 2017

By Sara McLaughlin This past Saturday, close to 60,000 people gathered on the Great Lawn in Central Park for the 2017 Global Citizen Festival. The star-studded musical lineup featured performances by The Killers, Alessia C...

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