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A Major Step Forward, But Always Looking Back

October 24, 2018

By Isha Khawaja When I look back at my time at Fordham, I see that the classes I took for my major truly defined and guided my experience. In the beginning, however, like many other freshmen, I was con...

The Stanford Prison Experiment is based off of American psychologist and Stanford professor Philip Zimbardo's real experiment (Courtesy of Facebook).

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

October 17, 2018

By Isha Khawaja While some may enjoy horror films like The Shining, Psycho or It, I found The Stanford Prison Experiment to be the creepiest of the horror film genre. The Stanford Prison Experi...

Rapper, DJ and actor Childish Gambino performs during his ongoing This Is America Tour at Madison Square Garden. (Courtesy of Isha Khawaja)

Gambino Grooves at Madison Square

September 19, 2018

By Isha Khawaja “Everyone put down your phones and cameras. This is a religious experience,” says Childish Gambino as he stands at the forefront of Madison Square Garden on the second night of ...

Rapper, singer and songwriter T-Pain performed at Martys Lawn for Spring Weekend (Mahlon Hanifin/The Fordham Ram).

Rapper T-Pain Takes on Spring Weekend

May 2, 2018

By Isha Khawaja and Ryan Di Corpo "For safety reasons, everyone needs to take three steps back," announced CAB president Maxson Thomas, FCRH '19, to the huddled masses gathered on Martyrs' Lawn on...

Take Your Pills portrays the negative aspects of prescription drugs. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Take Your Pills Denounces Amphetamine Based Medication

April 4, 2018

By Isha Khawaja “Adderall, side effects may include being awesome at everything.” The Netflix original documentary Take Your Pills looks at the nonchalant attitude towards prescription stim...

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...

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Questioning History with The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X

February 28, 2018

By Isha Khawaja Malcolm X’s legacy was celebrated in the heart of Harlem. On Feb. 21 the Smithsonian Channel and The National Black Theatre hosted a private premiere of The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X. T...

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...

Hydr0punk and Blue Machine Records present their second annual art exposition. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Uptown Artists of the Resistance

February 7, 2018

By Isha Khawaja Hydr0punk and Blue Machine Records presented their second annual Art Exposition this past weekend. What looked like a large warehouse in the East Bronx was revealed to be a haven for the uptow...

Workout Close to Campus at Sweet Water Dance & Yoga

January 24, 2018

By Isha Khawaja There is no need to commute downtown to Manhattan in order to connect to your happy place. Nestled by Yankee Stadium, Sweet Water Dance & Yoga (SWDY) is a haven for lovers of dance and yoga. If you are like me and love practicing yoga and meditation, it can be difficult finding your go-to yoga studio at Fordham. The only yoga studios that are most popularly known by students are typically deep d...

Head to 30 Rockefeller Plaza to see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and enjoy the 44th Annual Merry Tuba Christmas (Courtesy of Flickr).

Five Ways to Celebrate Christmastime in the City

December 6, 2017

By Isha Khawaja As this year ends, ask yourself, how do I want to finish off 2017?! For the most wonderful time of the year, we have collected the top 5 must do holiday events before calling it a year! All of the...

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