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Lewis Del Mar is a new band whose songs provide the perfect upbeat soundtrack to the approaching spring (Courtesy of Flickr).

Sonic Standouts For Spring Break Listening

March 8, 2017

By Meredith Nardino Spring break is quickly approaching, and with it comes a swell of new music perfect for warm weather. Though I’m partial to a simple acoustic ballad, it’s time to leave the moody melo...

The Bronx Zoo boasts impressive animals, but not eats.

The Dancing Crane Cafe: Goodbye Zoo-by Tuesday

February 22, 2017

By Caitlyn Letterii and Patrick Hood Join Caitlyn Letterii (Both of the Kratt Brothers) and Patrick Hood (Zoboomafoo) as they explore and critique the cheap eats available around the Bronx and Rose Hill campus. With the weather getting better ...

The New York Botanical Garden celebrates its 15th annual Orchid Show until April (Courtesy of Flickr).

New York Is My Campus

February 22, 2017

By The Culture Editors The Orchid Show: Thailand New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458 For only $18, Fordham students can cross Southern Boulevard and fully immerse themselves in Thailand’s rich culture...

With midterms underway, Tara reflects on her experience in Paris.

“C’est La Vie” in the City of Lights

February 22, 2017

By Tara Martinelli Where in the world is Tara? Well, recently, my answer to this question hasn’t been all too thrilling. Midterms are rapidly approaching and, for some reason, the universe thought I deserved to have four...

HBO's Golden Globe-winning series

Learning From the TV We Love (or Hate)

February 15, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna, the leading ladies of “Girls,” have returned to television screens this week for the final season of the oft-debated HBO series. Over its five seasons, “Girls” has been deeply...

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film Split tells the story of a man with Dissociative Identity Disorder.

Split Reviews With Movie’s Portrayal of Mental Illness

February 8, 2017

By Miguel Santos The film Split has taken the number one spot on the domestic box office for the third consecutive weekend. Despite this financial success, the movie has received criticism for its offensive and s...

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New York is My Campus

February 1, 2017

By The Culture Editors Juliana’s Pizza 19 Old Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 It may seem pointless to go all the way to Brooklyn for pizza when a perfectly good Pugsley’s slice is right outside the gates, but Juli...

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Live by Night

January 25, 2017

By Greg Mysogland Although he has only directed four films, most film experts would agree that Ben Affleck is a very talented director. His first three films, Gone Baby Gone, The Town and Argo all received nearly u...

Two Hands offers a laid back option for healthy eating and Instagram pictures. (Courtesy of Emma Fingleton)

Healthy Eating Made Easy in the New Year

January 25, 2017

By Emma Fingleton 2016 was full of many events which could only induce comfort eating. These events included a crazy election season, a rash of celebrity deaths and too many terror attacks to count. After a holiday seas...

Junior Joins Debate Team, Finds Her Fit

December 7, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  With the eloquence of a debater, the idealism of a millennial and the pragmatism of a history major with an understanding of the mistakes of years past, Michelle Briney, FCRH ’...

“Gilmore Girls” Revival Divides the Fandom: Series' Second Attempt Falls Short

“Gilmore Girls” Revival Divides the Fandom: Series’ Second Attempt Falls Short

December 7, 2016

By Laura Sanicola I was a bit late to watching “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” but when I read Kevin Fallon write in the Daily Beast that “The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival Is Everything Yo...

The first generation of fans dates back to the franchise’s first release in 1977. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Star Wars Galaxy Transcends Generations

December 7, 2016

By Victor Ordonez The Star Wars galaxy is expanding, and so is its fandom. The once underdog sci-fi film is now a multimillion-dollar franchise. The first film, A New Hope, was released in 197...

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