FANTASTIC FLAVA: Hip-hop dancers wow at spring showcase

On Sunday night, the Rose Hill Gym dropped that bass. Fordham Flava, Rose Hill’s resident hip-hop dance group, lit up the gym with their spring showcase “The Dark Side.” The event showed off their fancy footwork, and gave a spotlight to some great guest artists. The opening dance, “The Dark,” featured acrobatic footwork and a […]

In defense of concert headliner, TWENTY ONE PILOTS

When CAB announced that Twenty One Pilots, a relatively lesser-known electronic band with two iTunes top-selling songs right now, would headline next Saturday’s annual Spring Weekend Concert, a few smiled while most threw their arms up in angry astonishment. T-Pain! WALK THE MOON! One Direction! Taylor Swift! WTF?! The possibilities were endless… (But not really.) It’s the […]

I DIDN’T WANT THIS: Beloved Fr. Florio ordered to leave Fordham

Rev. Phil Florio, S.J., a popular campus figure and beloved administrator, said Friday that he has been ordered to leave Fordham in June after spending five years at Rose Hill. “I did not seek this out,” he told The Fordham Ram. “This was a summons that was given to me.” Florio, assistant vice president of Mission […]

NOT MONKEYING AROUND: Mimes ‘Inherit’ scary and powerful

The herd mentality has never been so scary. One of the many notable aspects of the Mimes and Mummers’ production of Inherit the Wind is the large ensemble cast of townspeople who act as a Greek chorus commenting on the play’s events. This Bible Belt band is scarily effective whether booing people they disagree with or breaking […]

WACKO EVADES SECURITY: Goes unnoticed in Rose Hill buildings

A man who was not authorized to be on campus evaded Public Safety checkpoints at Rose Hill late Tuesday night, walking into Queen’s Court, a freshman dorm, and Hughes Hall before finally being apprehended by school officials, sources said. Student witnesses said the man appeared to be homeless. It remains unclear why he was on campus, […]

FOOD BOOED — AGAIN! Fordham STILL has poor dining: review

Improved? Yeah, right!  Despite desperate pleas from administrators for good reviews, Fordham was slotted at No. 7 on The Princeton Review’s 2015 ranking for colleges with the worst food. Fordham has been trapped on the list since 2012 — when it ranked No. 1. Following significant developments made to the food service program in 2013, Fordham was bumped to the No. […]

TWENTY ONE PILOTS to headline Spring Weekend Concert 2015

Twenty One Pilots, an electronic, poetry-based musical duo from Columbus, Ohio, will headline this year’s Spring Weekend concert on Saturday, April 25, CAB announced Tuesday afternoon. Tyler Joseph (lead vocalist) and Josh Dun (drums) formed the band in 2011. (Two members had dropped out after starting the band with Joseph in 2009.) The pair put out two self-released […]

WE’RE NOT SHAMING! Respect for Life fires back at SAGE RAGE

The pro-life and pro-choice groups are battling it out. SAGES, a rogue student coalition that started at Rose Hill last semester to fight for sex and gender equality on campus, says it will protest Respect for Life‘s annual “Memorial of the Innocents” demonstration. The demonstration — which consists of 2,900 small white flags posted on the […]