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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. The die-hard fans of the original are often unwilling to accept any remake, believing that no production could ever live...

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. Aside from widely-known historical figures such as Martin Luther...

Editors React to This Year’s Oscar Nominations

Editors React to This Year’s Oscar Nominations

February 11, 2017

Best Picture: Morgan’s Pick With nine amazing movies nominated for this year’s award, it is hard to pick a clear winner from the pack. Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” has taken the awards season...

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

Long ago, there was a strange phenomenon that occurred often, driving many to frequent outbreaks of frustration and angst. This phenomenon would occur when its victims either let their obligation slip...

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. This escape can be found through a variety of different mediums: books, movies, television, etc. But, the most convenient...

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. But the second the screen opened...

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

As the cold weather rolls in to welcome Fordham students into Fall, a natural phenomenon comes into play. This phenomenon is the inevitable shift of college students from out on the plaza to the warm,...

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. The infamous multitude of diverse trailers had done what they were intended to...

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