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Inclusion and Equality Must Remain at Forefront of Women’s Marches

Inclusion and Equality Must Remain at Forefront of Women’s Marches

January 24, 2018

by Erin Cabrey The Women’s March in New York City last year, which occurred the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, was full of anger, frustration and rebellion in addition to immense hopefulness as an unprecedente...

Lady Bird Writer/Director Talks to College Journalists

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...

Lady Bird Soars Above The Coming-of-Age Genre

Lady Bird Soars Above The Coming-of-Age Genre

October 25, 2017

By Erin Cabrey The life of a high school senior is an awkward, bewildering and exhilarating one. You are on the precipice of so much change, looking into a collegiate future full of new beginnings, yet you are st...

For Maddie McGuire, No Sleep Til Graduation

For Maddie McGuire, No Sleep Til Graduation

October 18, 2017

By Erin Cabrey “Sleep and I have a love-hate relationship,” says Madeline McGuire, FCRH ’18. “I don’t really have free time.” McGuire, a communication and media studies major with a marketing minor,...

AIM Says G2G: Remembering Instant Messenger

AIM Says G2G: Remembering Instant Messenger

October 18, 2017

By Erin Cabrey AOL Instant Messenger has had its “away” message up for a long time. Come Dec. 15, however, AIM will sign off for the final time. As the rise of smartphones and Facebook messenger has taken control of in...

Reboot of “Total Request Live” Might Just Thrive

Reboot of “Total Request Live” Might Just Thrive

October 11, 2017

By Erin Cabrey MTV’s iconic music video countdown staple, “Total Request Live,” returned to television screens on Oct. 2 after nine years off the air. The original show, which ran from 1998 to 200...

Inclusivity Takes Center Stage at the Emmys

Inclusivity Takes Center Stage at the Emmys

September 20, 2017

By Erin Cabrey If there was one theme prevalent across Hollywood’s biggest award shows of 2017, it was the political dissonance in our country. The Golden Globes, Oscars and Grammys earlier this year set the stag...

Timeflies Hits Spring Weekend Stage

Timeflies Hits Spring Weekend Stage

May 3, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt and Erin Cabrey  Saturday marked Fordham’s annual Spring Weekend concert, the pinnacle of the weekend’s festivities. This year’s lineup included student funk rock band Free Advertising, indie-pop group Prinze George and ...

MTV Returns to Its Roots

MTV Returns to Its Roots

April 26, 2017

By Erin Cabrey MTV is in the midst of a makeover. With new CEO of Viacom Bob Bakish and president of MTV Chris McCarthy named late last year, plans have been forged to bring the once-beloved hub for music video pre...

Podcasts Rise in Popularity, Students Tune In

Podcasts Rise in Popularity, Students Tune In

April 12, 2017

By Erin Cabrey For many college students, headphones are lifelines. Other than using them to connect us to our favorite tunes, there is another oft-overlooked form of sonic entertainment: podcasts. Now, mo...

A Shocking but Satisfying Academy Awards

A Shocking but Satisfying Academy Awards

March 8, 2017

By Erin Cabrey The Academy Awards have always been an awards ceremony with high stakes. The coveted Oscar trophy solidifies its winner’s status as among the most talented in Hollywood. This year, at the award...

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

February 22, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Modern music royalty, from Beyoncé to Adele, convened at Los Angeles’ Staples Center for the 59th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, hosted by James Corden. Commonly referred to as the “biggest night in music,” this year’s ceremony...

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