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Sarah Wansley Steers a Cast on Zoom for ‘Men on Boats’

By ISABELLA MALFI October 8, 2020
Sarah Wansley sat down with the Observer to talk about how she directed Fordham’s first digital mainstage production, "Men on Boats"
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Reopening the Underground Market

By GABRIEL GARCIA October 4, 2020
As some vendors open their doors and others close them, customers eagerly await to see what's next for the Underground Market.
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Ram Jams: ‘Spilligion’

By ETHAN COUGHLIN October 3, 2020
Spillage Village released their fourth studio album, “Spilligon," and the artists tackle difficult conversations with upbeat music.
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How the 2020 Emmys Honored and Failed the BIPOC Community

By TYLER BEY October 2, 2020
This year’s Emmys surprisingly suggest that maybe Hollywood won’t drown in a sea of its own white-washing.
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Brooklyn Book Festival 2020 Goes Virtual

By KRISTEN SKINNER October 1, 2020
The Brooklyn Book Festival has created a fully virtual and accessible slate of programming for the first time in its 15-year history.
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New York: Putting the ‘in’ in Dining

By AASTHA AGGARWAL September 30, 2020
Indoor dining is set to open on Sept. 30 at 25% capacity for restaurants in New York City following months without it.
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Stand-Up at Home: Stove’s Comedy Club’s First Livestream of Fall 2020

By WARREN CHRISTOPHER GREEN September 30, 2020
Stove's Cabin Crew did their first performance of the fall semester over Zoom for the entertainment of cooped-up students.
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A 10-Block Walk for Change

By SAFET BEKTESEVIC September 30, 2020
“Art on the Ave” will fill empty storefronts with art and offer pedestrians a free, physically distanced gallery walk along Columbus Avenue.
Latinx Heritage Month is still in full swing despite the pandemic, with events happening online and in-person.

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month at Fordham

By VANESSA SCACALOSSI September 30, 2020
Fordham’s Latinx Heritage Committee and SOL are celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through a variety of online and socially distant events.
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Beats and Breakthroughs: Tycho Reflects on the Music-Making Process

By PATRICIA ANGELES September 25, 2020
Grammy-nominated musician and producer Tycho stalked about headlining the virtual ABRACADABRA music festival.
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Exploring Fordham’s Movie Streaming Platforms

By VANESSA SCACALOSSI September 20, 2020
Vanessa Scacalossi takes readers through some of her favorite movies available to stream on Kanopy and Swank, two services free to students.
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Returning to the Movies for ‘Tenet’

By KEVIN STOLL September 18, 2020
Kevin Stoll review's Christopher Nolan's latest blockbuster "Tenet," as theaters slowly start to reopen with coronavirus safety restrictions