This year’s Christmas video tells the story of the couple from the classic story, “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry—but with a playful spin. James and Della are replaced by Fordham’s mascot, Ramses, and President Tania Tetlow’s dog, Archie, in a video that shares the same poignant lessons as the original story.

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Taylor is a visual storytelling strategist in Fordham University's marketing and communications department, where she documents University life through photography and video. Since joining Fordham in 2018, she has served as a writer, photographer, videographer, and social media manager, dividing her time between University Marketing and Communications and the Office of the President. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Stony Brook University's School of Communication and Journalism and her master's degree in public media from Fordham University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her work has appeared on NPR, NBC New York, and amNewYork METRO.