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MADELINE KATZ, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

Madeline Katz, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’22, is an assistant arts & culture editor for The Observer and is majoring in English. She is particularly enamored with all things lavender and holds a special place in her heart and stomach for taro boba. When not writing, she can be found skating around the city and exploring.

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display of valentine's day chocolate on sale

Capitalizing on the Commodification of Valentine’s Day Love

February 13, 2021
We should celebrate the unsung hero of mid-February that is the day after Valentine’s Day, aka the After Valentine’s Day Chocolate Sale Extravaganza.
the Horizons album cover, a drawing of the sun setting over a horizon of mountains and a lake

The Best Ram Jams of 2020

February 6, 2021
The Arts & Culture staff reflects on the best albums of 2020 focusing on a range of the best releases from Fiona Apple to Chloe X Halle.
Stove's comedy performers on Zoom for their bakery show

Fordham’s Comedy Club Stove’s Becomes a Bakery to ‘Get That Bread’

December 28, 2020
Stove’s Comedy Club held a bakery-themed end-of-semester comedy show and gave a glimpse into the recipe behind their comedy.
a graphic illustration depicting a hand holding a phone displaying Tinder. The profile on the screen is the Duolingo owl and the finger is swiping to the left.

Why Tinder is a Better Language Learning App Than Duolingo

October 11, 2020
Tinder was giving away the passport option for free, so I boldly ventured into the unknown and promptly selected Paris as my destination.
a fruit stand on the corner of midtown street in NYC

Skip Trader Joe’s and Visit Your Local Fruit Stand Instead

October 8, 2020
Fruit stands are so ingrained in our neighborhoods that we sometimes don’t even notice them as we rush by. But we should. 
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Zoom University Makes Me Want to Get a Mullet

October 7, 2020
With business in the front and a party in the back, a mullet is bound to spice up your daily Zoom meetings.