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Radcliffe in Equus Revival

By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 When Daniel Radcliffe first enters onto the stage and begins singing bizarre ad jingles to a confused, wary Richard Griffiths, it becomes very clear that we are not at Hogwarts...

Fordham Law Hosts Third Annual Film Fest

By ZADE CONSTANTINE June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 Mere hours after retiring as the longest serving president of the American Civil Liberties Union, Nadine Strossen sat down for a follow-up discussion to of the 1974 film...

Maya Angelou Lectures Life Lessons at Pace University

By LIZ BOWEN June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 All she needed was a red carpet.  As Maya Angelou stepped out from behind the curtains of Pace University’s Schimmel Theater on Oct. 10, a deluge of light seemed to flood...

Songs This Campaign Season Are Out Of Tune

By JOE MARVILLI June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 With Election Day right around the corner, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have pulled out all the stops in their attempts to gain voters.  While many campaign ads...

What I Learned at Rolling Stone: Leaving Classic Rock in the Past

By JENNIFER PELLY June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008When people ask what I’ve been up to this summer, they usually seem impressed by the fact that I’m an intern at RollingStone.com, and I’d have to agree that it’s pretty...

Past, Present and Futuristic

By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 The Martians have invaded Fordham College at Lincoln Center! Or, at least, FCLC has been invaded by theatre students and graduates going back to the class of ’98...

Celebrities, Revivals and What to Live For:

By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008  The upcoming theatre season in New York will include a 50th anniversary revival of “West Side Story,” the opening of a new musical by Stephen Sondheim, and the Broadway...

Five Comics’ Movie Adaptations That Will Change Your Life (Or Maybe Just Your Perception of Comics)

By MARIKA ROBAK June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 Not all comic book-based flicks have to be about super heroes! The dorks and dweebs, neurotics and psychos all have their places, too. Here are five comics-come-movies that...

Hollywood Goes Geek as Super Heroes Soar on the Silver Screen

By MARIKA ROBAK June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 Kapow! Wham! Bonk! Holy box office returns, Batman! Luckily for us, the age of Adam West’s campy Batman is over. Today, the comic book genre of film is being...

Alumnus Expresses Passion Through Choreography

By JENNIE NAU June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 “Being a woman choreographer, let alone a woman ballet choreographer who can actually [be successful] at it and not wait tables, is very difficult.  You can still name us on...

Brooklyn Museum Awash in Murakami’s Colorful Kitsch

By JENNIFER PELLY June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 Takashi Murakami is about to steal your Brooklyn Museum virginity—assuming that you’ve never had the pleasure of switching from the D to the 4 and checking out one of the...

Campus Activities Board Revives Battle of the Bands at FCLC

By JOE MARVILLI June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 It was a night of both classic rock and original songs when the Battle of the Bands returned to Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) on April 19. Held in a packed...