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Lessons Learned Down Under

Lessons Learned Down Under

September 17, 2019

Students study abroad for many reasons; Maddy Casale wanted change. While some venture across the pond, Casale trekked down under, through a non-Fordham study abroad program at the University of Melbourne. With a semester on the other side of the world from Lincoln Center, Casale talked to us about the lessons she learned abroad and the transition upon returning.

Percy Jackson Is Coming Home

Percy Jackson Is Coming Home

September 17, 2019

After an off-Broadway run and a national tour, the "Lightning Thief" musical hits the big stage on Sept. 20.

Fordham to Hold First LGBTQ Graduation Ceremony

Fordham to Hold First LGBTQ Graduation Ceremony

May 1, 2019

On May 8, students, professors and alumni will gather for the first Lavender Graduation held at Fordham University to recognize the achievements of graduating LGBT+ students and faculty. The Lavender Graduation aims to be a safe space for all attendees to be their true selves without fear or judgment.

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

May 1, 2019

Some are going home for rest and relaxation, some are doing internships, some are taking advantage of prestigious research grants, and some are finding solid ground in adult world. How are you spending your summer?

Lather Not: Say Nope to Antibacterial Soap

Lather Not: Say Nope to Antibacterial Soap

April 30, 2019

In every Fordham Lincoln Center bathroom, there is an antibacterial hand soap dispenser. From bacterial resistance to harmful long term effects, antibacterial soaps do more harm than good.

Making a Musical: ‘The Shakespeare Company’

Making a Musical: ‘The Shakespeare Company’

April 10, 2019

Self-taught pianist Carli Freeman, FCLC ’21, and Shannie Rao, FCLC ’22, show the power of what teenagers can do by writing and producing their own musical, "The Shakespeare Company."

To All the Boys I’ve Matched Before

To All the Boys I’ve Matched Before

February 13, 2019

Characters in romantic comedies often meet in serendipitous ways like in a coffee shop or bookstore. Today, many couples meet on Tinder.

A Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the Thanksgiving Day Parade

A Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 14, 2018

You can’t think of turkey without stuffing, just like you can’t think of Thanksgiving without the Mac...

Sleepless Nights After “Sleep No More”

Sleepless Nights After “Sleep No More”

November 8, 2018

You’re Invited to “Sleep No More” Who: Theatergoers, thrill-seekers, Shakespeare-lovers, horro...

No Time To Read? No Problem

No Time To Read? No Problem

September 12, 2018

During the summer between third and fourth grade, I read the entire Harry Potter series. As an adult, tha...

What Rams Read This Summer

What Rams Read This Summer

August 23, 2018

For most students, summer brings a much-needed break from classes and internships. What better way to...

Review: The One with “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody”

Review: The One with “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody”

May 7, 2018

Many students at Fordham are drawn to life in New York City because of the sheer amount of TV shows,...