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Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

November 13, 2019

It’s clear the student body is fed up with the service we get from the Ram Van, so Fordham should replace them with something more economical, practical and environmentally friendly: Rams in Vans.

Fordham Pilots New 'Jesuitte'

Fordham Pilots New ‘Jesuitte’

November 13, 2019

The new show is titled “The Jesuitte” and features 25 Fordham Lincoln Center undergraduates competing for the heart of Olivia DiGiorno, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’21.

Big Apple Circus Wants Me Dead

Big Apple Circus Wants Me Dead

October 30, 2019

The erected tent that had the color of a reusable IKEA bag stood proudly in my McKeon backyard and taunted me with its pompous grandeur

Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Underneath Lincoln Center Campus

Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Underneath Lincoln Center Campus

October 30, 2019

The fossil was discovered when Archibald Karphoozi, a paleontologist on his way home from a symposium at Columbia University, stopped to use the bathroom at FLC.

Five Types of People You Meet in an Elevator

Five Types of People You Meet in an Elevator

October 16, 2019

We’ve all been there. A person comes in, and you think: “Here we go. Again.” Or maybe you were the person who came in and made everyone breathe a collective sigh of resignation.

Do you hear the people sing? Singing the songs of tired men? It is the music of a people who will not walk at Rose Hill without hoverboards again.

Lincoln Center Students Need Hoverboards

October 16, 2019

It is absolutely outrageous that the university expects us to go through the arduous task of putting one foot in front of the other for longer than five total minutes to get to a class.

Set the world on fire by getting yourself wet with a free second shower.

My Ceiling Gives Me a Second Shower

October 2, 2019

You see, I get not one, but two showers per day. After I wash with my usual soap and water, I get out, dry off and receive my second shower — this time, from the ceiling — and I know that I’ll never even look at dirt again.

Move over, Lady Liberty. Vine is the new representative of American culture and art.

Vine is the Pinnacle of American Art

October 2, 2019

I stare at my phone. A scrawny, pre-pubescent boy with matted blond hair and a nylon sweatshirt moves across the screen. A loud, drawling wail oscillating to the beat of snapping fingers comes from my screen.

The Crusade Against Climate Change

The Crusade Against Climate Change

September 17, 2019

I was always skeptical of the poor. The way they “didn’t have money” made me wonder if they even wanted it at all.

Eat, Pray, Cry: The New York Grocery Shopping Experience

Eat, Pray, Cry: The New York Grocery Shopping Experience

September 17, 2019

Although its distance is daunting, the siren call of Trader Joe’s affordable products leaves me with no choice but to make the trek up to 72nd Street.

A Naturalist’s Guide to Fordham Lincoln Center

A Naturalist’s Guide to Fordham Lincoln Center

August 27, 2019

Fordham University is a complex ecosystem, home to species that can be found nowhere else in the world, despite their desire to attend either NYU or Columbia. This biodiversity can be overwhelming for first-time visitors, so we’ve assembled a definitive guide that will be helpful for both those new to the field and seasoned researchers. 

When students return to school after summer break, many are despondent over what they’ve forgotten. What if there was something more sinister at play?

Summer Mega Brain

August 25, 2019

I’m sure that if you took all the smarts lost by Fordham University students and combined them together, you would get a larger-than-average brain. A big brain, if you will.