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Bronx Kreate Hub Provides Affordable Studio Space for Local Artists
University Requires Students to Opt-In or Opt-Out of New Insurance Plan

University Requires Students to Opt-In or Opt-Out of New Insurance Plan

November 20, 2019

On Aug. 23, the university instated a new insurance policy requiring all students taking six or more credits to have health insurance.

Ben Rhodes Discusses Tenure as Senior Advisor to President Obama

Ben Rhodes Discusses Tenure as Senior Advisor to President Obama

November 20, 2019

College Democrats hosted Ben Rhodes at a speaker event on Thursday Nov. 14. Rhodes spoke about his experience working with President Barack Obama and current politics.

Tax Data Reveal Fordham’s High Economic Mobility Rate

Tax Data Reveal Fordham’s High Economic Mobility Rate

November 20, 2019

Analysis based on millions of anonymous tax records by the Upshot, The New York Times’ data subsite, found that Fordham students are, on average, wealthier when entering the university than they are later in life. Upon entering Fordham, the average student is in the 78th income percentile in New York state and in the 72nd income percentile as a postgraduate, around age 34. 

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Becoming a Writer at the Ram

Becoming a Writer at the Ram

November 20, 2019

Not only should Indigenous Peoples Day replace Columbus Day, but America should let Christopher Columbus die.

Student Journalism Is Journalism and Should Be Treated as Such

Student Journalism Is Journalism and Should Be Treated as Such

November 20, 2019

It is admirable that the Daily would amend its actions in an attempt to best serve those in the NU community, but in doing so, the publication incidentally failed to align itself with the greater mission it aims to serve. 

Solidarity With Evo Morales

Solidarity With Evo Morales

November 20, 2019

With the trend that the votes were headed, the fact that the remaining votes to be counted came from rural areas that form the base of Morales’ support, and that the official counting of ballots never stopped meant that any tampering was unlikely. 

Michael Bloomberg: Republican’s Ace in The Hole

November 20, 2019

At a time in which America couldn’t be more polarized...

Why Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day are Irreconcilable

Why Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day are Irreconcilable

November 20, 2019

Not only should Indigenous Peoples Day replace Columbus Day, but America should let Christopher Columbus die.

Keep Diverse Heroes Shining in Hollywood

Keep Diverse Heroes Shining in Hollywood

November 13, 2019

It is easy to create a character who is jaded by the world, no matter how rightfully so, but to see a character overcome the unfairness of the world, in a heroic way nonetheless, is inspiring.

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A “Victorious” Return of a Nickelodeon Classic

A “Victorious” Return of a Nickelodeon Classic

November 20, 2019

Rewind the 2010s: Streaming Changes the Game

Rewind the 2010s: Streaming Changes the Game

November 20, 2019

What TV often fails to include in political dramas is not hypocrisy, but rather the ridiculousness of it all.

“Marriage Story”: A Glimpse into Divorce’s Painful Ambivalence

“Marriage Story”: A Glimpse into Divorce’s Painful Ambivalence

November 20, 2019

The Jetés Prepare For Their Fourth Nutcracker

The Jetés Prepare For Their Fourth Nutcracker

November 20, 2019

Milky Chance Benefits and Suffers From Nostalgia

Milky Chance Benefits and Suffers From Nostalgia

November 20, 2019

Youngster Kyle Lux Makes Waves

Youngster Kyle Lux Makes Waves

November 20, 2019

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McShane Discusses McGinley Center Extension

McShane Discusses McGinley Center Extension

October 8, 2019

Fordham began a major reconstruction project on McGinley Center this summer. The project will renovate current spaces and build additions to the building.

Laura Auricchio, Ph.D., Discusses New Position as Dean of FCLC

Laura Auricchio, Ph.D., Discusses New Position as Dean of FCLC

September 24, 2019

Laura Auricchio, Ph.D., spoke to The Fordham Ram about her new position as dean of FCLC.

McShane Announces Administrative Updates

McShane Announces Administrative Updates

September 10, 2019

Fr. Joesph M. McShane S.J. announced in an e-mail that Marco Valera is the new vice president for administration. University secretary Margaret Ball and Vice President for Human Resources Kay Turner also received promotions.

Bronx Kreate Hub Provides Affordable Studio Space for Local Artists

Bronx Kreate Hub Provides Affordable Studio Space for Local Artists

November 20, 2019

Bronx Kreate Hub opened on Nov. 1 first after two years of preparation. The building provides affordable studio space for local artists.

“Joker” Steps Attract Tourists to the Bronx

“Joker” Steps Attract Tourists to the Bronx

November 6, 2019

The steps featured in "Joker" are attracting a lot of tourists to the Bronx neighborhood they are located in. Some encourage the tourism while others condemn it.

Bronx Oncology Living Daily Hosts Month of Events for Breast Cancer Awareness

Bronx Oncology Living Daily Hosts Month of Events for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 16, 2019

Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD) is hosting a series of events throughout the month of October for Breast Cancer awareness. The Montefiore program recently started a club at Fordham.

Student Journalism Is Journalism and Should Be Treated as Such

November 20, 2019

It is admirable that the Daily would amend its actions in an attempt to best serve those in the NU community, but in doing so, the publication incidentally failed to align itself with the greater mission it aims to serve. 

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

November 13, 2019

Athletes should never be pressured into sacrificing their welfare for the benefit of a program, and it is abhorrent that Salazar and the rest of the Nike team would show such a severe lack of human decency by requiring their runners to do so. 

Set Your Clocks and Your Habits

November 6, 2019

As the days continue to get shorter, colder and gloomier, healthy habits are crucial in combating symptoms of depression and other disorders that may be heightened during this time.

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Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918
Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918