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DeLaria is on a zoom call

By GRACE GETMAN, Social Media Editor and Newsletter Editor

May 19, 2020

"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is the first speaker of what students hope becomes the "Conversation Starters" club.

A Digital Rite of Passage: The 2020 Visual Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

Schiavone's portrait of a woman with tear lines

By SAFET BEKTESEVIC, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2020

As everything is forced online, the Visual Arts 2020 Senior Thesis exhibition is no different, and the graduating artists have mixed reactions to it.

Rams Celebrate Mother’s Day!

Rams Celebrate Mother's Day!

May 13, 2020

A few students and staff share a special thanks to their mothers.

Saving the World, One Virtual Show at a Time

Two people zoom over a crowd

By AASTHA AGGARWAL, Contributing Writer

May 12, 2020

YouTube livestreaming saved the performance of the studio show “Madeline May Saves the World” after a live performance wasn’t possible.

Isolation Films to Fill Your Quarantine With

An illustration of a TV

By MELANIE CORINNE, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Can't get enough isolation during lockdown? Melanie Corinne goes through a few isolation films to watch in quarantine.

Ram Jams: ‘Making a Door Less Open’

By JILL RICE, Copy Editor

May 12, 2020

Car Seat Headrest continues to surprise listeners with new features and old habits of lo-fi electronic sounds on their new album "Making a Door Less Open."

Staying Connected Through Service

postcards with various designs

By ALYSSA MACALUSO, Copy Editor

May 12, 2020

Students stay connected through service at food banks, community centers, and letter communications to continue to support each other from afar.

A Successful End of Zoomester Show

screenshot of the full cast from the YouTube livestream

By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS and JILL RICE

May 5, 2020

Stove's Comedy Club performed their End of Semester Show on Zoom and livestreamed it on YouTube, raising over $5,000 to support health care workers.

Lightening the Mood in Liminal Space

Lightening the Mood in Liminal Space

By CAITLIN BURY and CLEO PAPADOPOULOS

April 28, 2020

New media and digital design, and visual arts majors Cleo Papadopoulos and Caitlin Bury, both FCLC ’22, explore what it means to make art under quarantine.

Dancing Together, Hundreds of Miles Apart

Lindsay Jorgensen s had to bring the dance studio to her house after escalations of the coronavirus

By NICOLE PERKINS, Features Editor

April 28, 2020

Lindsay Jorgensen, Fordham College Lincoln Center ’20, reflects on being sent home mid-semester as a senior. Without a chance to say goodbye to her greatest mentors, she uses technology to expand her craft.