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Rock and RAICES

Rock and RAICES

July 19, 2019

Native Sun, Stuyedeyed and Superbloom headlined a benefit concert to raise money for refugee aid.

Ram Jams: Jonas Brothers’ ‘Happiness Begins’ Defies Expectations, Is Actually Pretty Okay

Ram Jams: Jonas Brothers’ ‘Happiness Begins’ Defies Expectations, Is Actually Pretty Okay

June 22, 2019

The brothers' long-awaited comeback album may not be especially deep or revolutionary, but it sure is fun.

Summer Sounds: Belgian Band Balthazar

Summer Sounds: Belgian Band Balthazar

June 18, 2019

Indie-pop band Balthazar recently ended a U.S. tour with a sold-out show in Brooklyn and is ready to take the American music scene by storm.

JPEGMAFIA: Abrasive and Innovative Rap for the Digital Age

JPEGMAFIA: Abrasive and Innovative Rap for the Digital Age

April 30, 2019

Rapper JPEGMAFIA has found a following among Fordham students.

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

April 25, 2019

After weeks of aggressive campaigning on Instagram and on the Rose Hill campus by a group known as StudentsAgainstSean, Fordham administration has canceled Sean Kingston’s headlining performance at Spring Weekend.

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

April 12, 2019

USG's statement follows the launch of a movement to have Rose Hill's CAB remove Kingston as the headliner for Spring Weekend due to allegations of gang rape.

Fordham Swipes Right, Wins Tinder Competition

Fordham Swipes Right, Wins Tinder Competition

April 10, 2019

The juice was worth the squeeze — rather, the swipe. Tinder announced on its official Instagram account today that Fordham defeated Stanford University in the final round of this year’s Swipe Off, bringing Juice WRLD and Charli XCX to play a concert exclusively for Fordham students.

‘When We All Fall Asleep:’ A Listening Guide

‘When We All Fall Asleep:’ A Listening Guide

April 9, 2019

Marina Vergara takes listeners through Billie Eilish's debut album, song by song.

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

April 3, 2019

What is punk? Historically, it has been a number of things: rebellion, anti-establishmentism, disenfranchisement and whatever makes people break the status quo. More than anything, though, Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

Pining 101

Pining 101

February 12, 2019

There's no shame in having a crush, even when you can't work up the nerve to talk to them. To cope, here are some great playlists to keep you grounded and sane!

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

December 9, 2018

With songs written by Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, Josh Dun of twenty one pilots and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, the cherry on top is that "Summer Is a Curse" was produced by the legendary John Feldmann.

“The Perks of Being a Snowflake” – Senior Releases Debut Album

“The Perks of Being a Snowflake” – Senior Releases Debut Album

November 8, 2018

Have you ever wondered what the unifying thread between the “Justin Bieber, Lizard Man” conspirac...