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SAM DEASSIS, Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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“American Horror Story: Cult” Episode 3 Recap

September 19, 2017

This season is certainly starting off to be very action packed. Between the crazy neighbors, the creepy nanny, the horrific politician and the murderous clowns, things are certainly nerve-wracking for...

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“American Horror Story: Cult” Episode 2 Recap

September 13, 2017

Episode 2 of “American Horror Story: Cult” (AHS) is titled “Don’t be Afraid of the Dark”- a clever double entendre that pairs the traditional horror aspect of the show with the social and political...

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Our Political Horror Story Meets “American Horror Story”

September 6, 2017

This season of “American Horror Story” (AHS) started out different than any other— with real life footage of an actual, modern day event. This made it clear that this season will be taking place...

Five Cool Food Places to Try this Semester

September 1, 2017

For foodies and dessert lovers like myself, there is no place better than New York City to delve into some edible adventures. With countless restaurants coming up with new, interesting ways to serve classic...

Songs for Smiles was an event that raised money for the Operation Smile nonprofit. (JILLIAN JAYMES/THE OBSERVER)

Students Shine at “Songs for Smiles” Event

May 5, 2017

On April 27, Operation Smile hosted their most profitable event of the year: Songs for Smiles. This event invited Fordham students with musical talent to perform music of their own choice, volunteering...

Laverne Cox, Caitlin Jenner and Amos Mac share their stories in the HBO documentary “The Trans List.” (Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/Courtesy HBO)

Transgender Day of Visibility: “The Trans List” Screening

April 24, 2017

On March 31, many Fordham students acknowledged the holiday of “Transgender Day of Visibility,” promoting acceptance of all transgender individuals throughout the world. In celebration, Fordham College...

Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Tale As Old as Time: Disney’s Remake of “Beauty and the Beast”

March 29, 2017
Whenever a classic film is remade, an understandable wave of skepticism follows.
Influential Artists to Celebrate This February

Influential Artists to Celebrate This February

March 10, 2017
As Black History Month passes by, it is important to take note of the outstanding accomplishments made by black individuals within society.
Editors React to This Year’s Oscar Nominations

Editors React to This Year’s Oscar Nominations

February 11, 2017
The Arts & Culture staff offer their thoughts on this year's Oscar nominations.
The first season of the television series is available now on Netflix.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF NETFLIX)

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” Gets Fortunate Reviews

February 9, 2017

Whether you read the book series by Lemony Snicket or simply watched the creepy 2004 film starring Jim Carrey, you have more than likely heard of “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” However, since the...

Internet television, like Netflix and Hulu, is making a name for itself.  (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Internet TV Gives “The Big Four” a Run for Its Money

January 26, 2017
No matter what the cause, for the average American, missing an episode of their favorite television show was a means for major heartbreak.
Originally airing in the United Kingdom in 2001, “Black Mirror” was revived by Netflix in 2016. (COURTESY OF NETFLIX)

“Black Mirror” Reflects A Dark Reality

November 16, 2016
Sometimes, when it comes to college life, an escape from reality is necessary.
Adam Lambert and Annaleigh Ashford in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: Lets Do The Time Warp Again. (PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVE WILKIE/FOX)

Let’s (Never Attempt To) Do the Time Warp Again

October 30, 2016
On Oct. 20, many hard core “Rocky Horror Picture Show” fans took to their televisions with vigor, eagerly anticipating the reemergence of their obsession 41 years later.
The cast and producers of ABCs Speechless in Beverly Hills on a press tour of their new series. (ABC/Image Group LA)

Fall Premiere Hits and Misses: Your Guide to Fall TV

October 29, 2016
With all of this time indoors, students are able to find more time to more frequently engage in their favorite pastime: binge-watching TV shows.
Fan favorite Sarah Paulson returns to American Horror Story for her sixth season.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF PRASHANT GUPTA/FX)

Fordham Students Left Disappointed with “American Horror Story” Season 6 Premiere

September 22, 2016
For months now, many die-hard “American Horror Story” fans have been eager to find out the secret theme of season six.
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