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Ram Jams: ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

April 21, 2020

Fiona Apple’s new album “Fetch The Bolt Cutters” lets listeners know that she is frustrated, and, quite frankly, she doesn’t really care what they think about it.

In lieu of AAPI’s original plan to make origami cranes during its Asian Heritage Month, it is hosting online events like cooking and conversations, which they see as equally important to educate the predominantly white Fordham community.

Breaking Down Stigma

April 14, 2020

Rose Hill and Lincoln Center’s chapters of AAPI came together for the first time to plan a month of virtual programming to celebrate and explore Asian heritage.

Though it is his last year with the label, Chris Parkin, FCLC ’20, appreciates all they’ve done for him and plans to release more music under Ramses Records before his final goodbye.

Ramses Records Hosts ‘Live at Home’ Sessions on Instagram

April 7, 2020

The record label’s livestream series for Fordham musicians feel strangely intimate despite the distance between the students and their audience.

Cross-stitching, writing screenplays and creating abstract paintings like the one above, all forms of art therapy, are how Polina Uzornikova is keeping her mind at ease.

Art Therapy: Painting the Isolation Away

April 1, 2020

Students have turned to visual art, music and writing as a means of coping with the anxiety and loneliness wrought by social distancing.

Andrew Connelly created a painting based on the Daedalus and Icarus myth for the art show.

“Q” the Spotlight on LGBTQ Artists

March 10, 2020

Rainbow Alliance brought together five student artists for a showcase of art from LGBTQ community at Q the Spotlight. Read more about Rainbow Alliance’s Q the Spotlight.

After completing almost the entire rehearsal process,

Writing a Movement, Directing a Retreat

March 10, 2020

Alexis Chapin reflects on a show in flux, and Isabel Edwards reflects on her final studio production

Four clubs came together to host an event with various cultural cuisines and socializing opportunities.

Cultural Clubs End Black History Month with Collaborative Celebration

March 2, 2020

The Black Student Alliance, Student Organization of Latinx, Caribbean Students Club and Muslim Student Association put together a night for students of all backgrounds to find a community.

Double Bill Commemorates Black History Month

February 19, 2020

This year's studio theater season features a double bill of original student shows commemorating Black History month.

The Tony Award-winning theater designer sees education as an essential part of his creative development.

Theater Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

February 5, 2020

Already accomplished in his field, Clint Ramos has now been recognized for his artistic achievements by the USA Fellowship award.

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

January 22, 2020

Fordham students pick their most defining albums of the 2010s, from pop to R&B and everything in between.

Fordham's drag kings and queens performed a variety of energetic arts including magic, rock music and a death drop.

Drag Show: Anything but a Drag

November 13, 2019

The Rainbow Alliance and Fashion for Philanthropy's drag show was a night full of art and self-expression by student queens and kings.

While Elsewhere may be a popular concert venue for students, there's some unsavory things going on behind the scenes.

Dance Elsewhere: The Power of a Boycott

October 30, 2019

A Bushwick venue popular among Fordham students, Elsewhere, says it is a safe space for the queer community. Recently, a coalition of allies came forward to boycott the venue after revealing that one of the investors is a serial rapist Read about the conversations had between the parties and how Elsewhere plans to move forward.