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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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ERIKA ORTIZ, Literary and Copy Editor Emerita

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View from the top of the Martello Tower in Sandycove, Dublin. (ERIKA ORTIZ/THE OBSERVER)

A Weekend In James Joyce’s Dublin

July 4, 2017
Six months ago, James Joyce was a name I’d heard but knew nothing about, and “Ulysses” was nothing more than a literary reference that went over my head.
The stage of the Globe before Act 2 of  Romeo and Juliet begins. (KARALEE ROGERS/ THE OBSERVER)

Violent Delights, Violent Ends: “Romeo and Juliet” at The Globe

July 4, 2017
From casual and contemporary costuming to surprising incorporations of music, each element leaves you wondering what will happen next—even though, to some degree, you already know. It IS Shakespeare, after all.
Dave Pickering warmly welcomed everyone to the Spark London event on Monday, June 12. (ERIKA ORTIZ/THE OBSERVER)

Spark London: Brits with Tales to Tell

June 25, 2017
Were many of these stories unrehearsed, unpolished? Absolutely. But in that space, it didn’t seem to matter.
An Evening With Carl Hancock Rux

An Evening With Carl Hancock Rux

February 2, 2016
Fordham’s Creative Writing department (in conjunction with the Fordham-based literary magazine, CURA) sponsored a prose reading and Q&A with Carl Hancock Rux.
More than a couple of lovebirds. (VIA FLICKR)

The Zoo Theory

October 21, 2015
My mother has this theory on relationships that I don’t quite understand.
We'll all float on. (PHOTO VIA FLICKR)

Time Above The Earth

September 22, 2015
But the plan changed, and it no longer mattered what was intended.
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