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Hallberg sets the “City on Fire” with First Novel

November 4, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer There is a moment every student experiences at least once or twice: ...

Thousands of Palestinians were displaced from Susya on the West Bank due to the 1948 War of Independence. (PHOTO COURTESY OF SHAINA OPPENHEIMER)

Searching for Coexistence

May 5, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer The other day I was sitting on the bus, headphones in, lost in the soul...


Life in Jerusalem, the Unaccounted Narrative

February 24, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Contributing Writer Every morning at 8:10 a.m. I leave the student village ...

Sophomore Henry McCall performing Kanji Segawa’s “Scorching Bay” in last year’s fall concert. (COURTESY OF EDUARDO PATINO VIA ALVIN AILEY PRESS ROOM)

Ailey/Fordham BFA Dancers Present Annual Fall Concert

November 19, 2015

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Ailey/Fordham BFA Progra...

Rocky Horror Picture Show 2015 (Courtesy of CHARLES MIMS VIA FLICKR)

It’s Just a Jump to the Left

November 2, 2015

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer Come Halloween season, “Rocky Horror” fans gather dressed i...

Ildiko Butler gallery at Fordham University on October 19, 2015. (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER))

A Tour of FCLC’s Art Galleries

October 23, 2015

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer You may have noticed the new art installation in the Ildiko B...

Ashley Laracey in SWAN LAKE Act I Choreography by Peter Martins.

The Life of a New York City Ballet Dancer at FCLC

October 22, 2015

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer You may have walked past a poster of her at Lincoln Center, awed...

Michel Gondry to Teach a Masterclass at Fordham

October 5, 2015

Shaina Oppenheimer Staff Writer Known for his quirky and ingenious visual style, French film director Michel Gondry will give a master class before screening his ne...

Students in the BFA/Fordham Ailey program prepare for the Global Harmony showcase.  (Paula Madero/The Observer)

Subway to Stage: Student Choreographs for Global Harmony

February 11, 2015

By RAMONA VENTURANZAArts & Culture EditorPublished: February 9, 2015 On Feb. 11, Alvin Ailey’s mos...

Fordham Dancer Goes on Tour with Ailey II

November 20, 2014

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMERContributing WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 As the saying goes, one man’s m...

Fordham’s First Studio Show of the Season, “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea”

October 16, 2014

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Contributing Writer Published: October 16, 2014 From Oct. 16-18 in the White Box Theatre, Fordham’s Theatre Program will kick off the studio season of the year with the Oscar-winning director and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea.” Shanley tells the story of t...