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When Words Fall Short

When Words Fall Short

November 28, 2018

By Taylor Shaw In high school, I was really big on quotes. I was the girl who would caption every Instagram post with any quote moderately relevant to my over-saturated selfie. I tweeted song lyrics, and...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Embraces Vulnerability

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Embraces Vulnerability

October 3, 2018

By Taylor Shaw I am what an individual might call a hopeless, helpless romantic. When watching, and re-watching, sappy high school rom-coms, it’s fair to say that I love the moments that make most p...

Rigoberto González Reflects on His Writing and Identity

Rigoberto González Reflects on His Writing and Identity

April 18, 2018

By Taylor Shaw On Monday, Fordham’s English department hosted its annual Reid Family Writers of Color Reading. This year’s event featured Rigoberto González, author of multiple full-length poetry bo...

FET’s Black Sheep Spreads Love

FET’s Black Sheep Spreads Love

February 14, 2018

 By Alexandra Mandalakis Fordham Experimental Theatre’s Black Sheep Performance Poetry Troupe performed its first show of the semester this past weekend. Their Valentine’s Day show, entitled “Spread the Love,” was a love-th...

Exercising Improvisation & ‘ImagiNation’

Exercising Improvisation & ‘ImagiNation’

January 31, 2018

By Taylor Shaw The Chicago native, Stephen Kipp arrived at Fordham with his sights set on the on-campus comedy groups. In high school, he took a few comedy classes and participated in a teen ensemb...

The Value in Being Vulnerable

The Value in Being Vulnerable

September 14, 2017

By Taylor Shaw It’s really easy to convince ourselves not to talk to strangers; it’s been ingrained in our systems from the age of goldfish at snack time and show and tell. We’re warned against it because i...

A Night. Of Spoken Word. And Originality.

A Night. Of Spoken Word. And Originality.

September 14, 2016

By Taylor Shaw I (and a few uncertain but optimistic friends) hopped on the D train and headed downtown for a night of poetry at the Sheen Center on Sept. 10. To some, this may sound strange, or even...

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