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How to Cook for Comfort, Nonna Style

By ISABELLA MALFI December 4, 2020
Contributing Writer Isabella Malfi shares some of her Grandmother's best Southern Italian comfort food recipes just in time for finals season.
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A Blue Christmas

By ALYSSA DAUGHDRILL December 4, 2020
Chelsea Market’s ARTECHOUSE gallery hosts "Celestial," an immersive exhibit dedicated to Pantone's Color of Year, Classic Blue.
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From Filmmakers to Friends

By SAMANTHA MATTHEWS December 3, 2020
Enrique Caballero and Tommy Espinal are two longterm best friends who have bonded over their love of filmmaking.
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FLOW Hosts Filipinos in Fashion Event

By ANENWOJO OMAGU December 2, 2020
Fordham's FLOW hosts three Fillipinx folks who explained how they share their cultural identity through the fashion within the industry.
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The Show Must Go On

By VICKY CARMENATE December 2, 2020
Fordham's Rainbow Alliance celebrated trans remembrance day with its annual drag show, and the virtual format caused students to get creative.
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A West Village Tour to Undissipated New York Genius

By AASTHA AGGARWAL November 28, 2020
The Office for Student Involvement hosted a weekend brunch and walking-tour of the West Village on Nov. 14.
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Ram Jams: ‘Plastic Hearts’

By GILLIAN RUSSO November 27, 2020
“Plastic Hearts,” Miley Cyrus' first rock album, proves she has found her musical niche, showing her potential for a successful rock career.
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Thanksgiving Movie Memories and Must-Watches

By ISABELLA GONZALEZ November 25, 2020
From Charlie Brown holiday specials to Disney favorites like "Moana," there are a plethora of movies to watch this holiday season.
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Ram Jams: ‘Good News’

By GRACE MUNSON November 25, 2020
Megan Thee Stallion released her first studio album, "Good News," which is filled with optimism despite the tragic year she left behind her.
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The One With All the ‘Friends’ Thanksgiving Episodes Ranked

By POLINA UZORNIKOVA November 24, 2020
Are any of the "Friends" Thanksgiving episodes actually good, or are they just relying on the overall festive mood of the occasion?
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Making Spirits Bright

By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS November 21, 2020
The United Student Government and Campus Activities Board hosted the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the plaza on Friday, Nov. 20.
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Ram Jams: 10 Years of ‘Pink Friday’

By VICKY CARMENATE November 20, 2020
Nicki Minaj's debut album "Pink Friday" made its release ten years ago. Now, in 2020, one fan reflects on the cultural impact.