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Rose Hill Alum Josh Arcadia To Be Remembered at Comedy Benefit Show

By KATIE LOCKHART May 24, 2011

When Alexander “Josh” Arcadia, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’07, was diagnosed with clear cell carcinoma, a type of cancer, in 2008, the doctors gave him three to six months to live. Josh...

“My Goodness, My Guinness”: Where to Drink This St. Patrick’s Day

May 24, 2011

If you’re staying in New York during spring break this year, you’ll be in town for St. Patrick’s Day, so don’t be so jealous of your friends spending the week in tropical climates. Instead, celebrate...

FCLC Oscar Predictions

May 24, 2011

Comics and Anime Combine Into One Mega Event

By JAMES MILLER May 24, 2011

Entertainment fans recently converged at the Jacob Javits Center for the 5th Annual New York Comic Con (NYCC). On Oct. 8, 9 and 10, representatives from various comic book publishers, movie studios and...

Mainstage Season Starts with Brilliant Performances, “Unconventional Approach” to “Wedding Band”


’Tis the “Season of Strong Women,” according to Fordham’s Mainstage calendar. It also seems to be the season of strong theatrical performances, as audiences witnessed on Oct. 7 with the opening...

Elf Power Frontman Andrew Rieger Talks Touring and Recording Before Upcoming NYC Performance

By JOSEPH KLARL May 24, 2011

  On Monday, Oct. 11, Elf Power, the long-standing indie rock band from Athens, Georgia, will perform at Terminal 5 just blocks from Fordham College at Lincoln Center. The band’s new self-titled...

Social Issues and Theater Come Together at Fordham


In New York City, artists come and go. Some stay with success, and others leave without any lasting impressions. In the case of Cambodian performers Chhon Sina and Ieng Sithul, they came to Fordham University...

Tastes, Styles and Cultures Convene at New York Film Festival

By JAMES MILLER May 24, 2011

For many New Yorkers, the official start of the fall movie season is the New York Film Festival. Held every year by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the NYFF is the platform for new releases, ranging...