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Students, Faculty Concerned With Lack of Communication from University About Testing Procedures
USG Discusses Accuracy of Covid-19 Reports

USG Discusses Accuracy of Covid-19 Reports

September 23, 2020

This past Thursday, Sept. 17, the United Student Government (USG) discussed the accuracy of campus COVID-19 case reports. Multiple senators brought up the issue of the vague numbers from Fordham officials.

Student Run Instagram Accounts Call out Racism At Fordham

Student Run Instagram Accounts Call out Racism At Fordham

September 23, 2020

Instagram pages @blackatfordham and @letstalkaboutitfordham post testimonials of the implicit and explicit racial biases they face, as well as instances of sexism, homophobia and other discrimination.

USG Elects New Freshman Senators

USG Elects New Freshman Senators

September 23, 2020

The Rose Hill Class of 2024 has elected four out of five of their Class of 2024 representatives for the freshman senate. The winning candidates for the Rose Hill Class of 2024 were Farah Elrakhawi, FCRH ‘’24;, Gabrielle Leigh Simporios, FCRH ‘’24;, and Cole Mullins, FCRH ‘’24.

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Traditional Standardized Testing Must Be Re-evaluated

Traditional Standardized Testing Must Be Re-evaluated

September 23, 2020

We need to dig deeper and find a way to make a test that truly just evaluates a student’s academic vigor, not get rid of the ACT/SAT and cite it as a lost cause.

Death of Elie Che Draws Attention to Anti-Transgender Violence

Death of Elie Che Draws Attention to Anti-Transgender Violence

September 23, 2020

Just as Elie Che advocated against violence against the trans community while she was alive, we must continue her legacy and stand up against this unnecessary violence.

Are You Listening Yet?

Are You Listening Yet?

September 23, 2020

Prison has certainly become more American than apple pie.

Fordham Must Enforce Comprehensive Testing Policies

Fordham Must Enforce Comprehensive Testing Policies

September 23, 2020

With the uptick in confirmed cases at Rose Hill emerging around the same time that the second test is required, the need for adequate accessible testing is more apparent than ever.

Chinese School Reopenings Reflect Complicated COVID-19 Response

Chinese School Reopenings Reflect Complicated COVID-19 Response

September 23, 2020

China’s authoritarian system largely eradicated coronavirus and minimized deaths, but provides very few rights to its citizens.

Understanding the Importance of the Belarus Protests

Understanding the Importance of the Belarus Protests

September 23, 2020

As authoritarianism continues to gain legitimacy, both around the world and on our own doorstep, it becomes increasingly clear that democracy is very rarely the path of least resistance. But no matter what it costs, it is still worth fighting for.

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Gus Dapperton’s “Orca” Is a Bittersweet Wonder

Gus Dapperton’s “Orca” Is a Bittersweet Wonder

September 23, 2020

Although I am a fan of Dapperton’s entire discography, there is definitely something special here.

Exploring Social Media’s Dark Side With “The Social Dilemma”

Exploring Social Media’s Dark Side With “The Social Dilemma”

September 23, 2020

Essentially, “The Social Dilemma” elaborates on a haunting revelation that until tech industries address the unethical and immoral use of social media, they will continue to play the puppeteers while we remain the unknowing puppets. 

Restaurant Review: Milk Bar

Restaurant Review: Milk Bar

September 23, 2020

No matter where you’re currently spending your days, nothing is stopping you from enjoying the childlike bliss of Milk Bar’s impeccable desserts.

New York’s Newest Museum: The Makeup Museum

New York’s Newest Museum: The Makeup Museum

September 23, 2020

Expected to open in the spring, the Makeup Museum was intended to be an interactive exhibit which had to be completely restructured due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Saint Motel Lifts Spirits With Dynamic and Lively New EP

Saint Motel Lifts Spirits With Dynamic and Lively New EP

September 23, 2020

My heart warmed and a smile jumped onto my face on the evening of Sept. 18, as I opened a text from a friend that read “new Saint Motel album."

The New Music Corner Features Alicia Keys, Gus Dapperton, Among Others

The New Music Corner Features Alicia Keys, Gus Dapperton, Among Others

September 23, 2020

Welcome to the second issue of the New Music Corner, one of the Ram’s newest columns exploring the past weeks’ releases and revisiting some of my all-time favorites.

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Fordham Names New Dean of GSAS

July 16, 2020

Tyler Stovall, Ph.D. was named the new Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Scientists. The announcement was made in an email from provost Dennis Jacobs, Ph.D.

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.

Antonio Hair Studio Brings Style to Belmont Community

Antonio Hair Studio Brings Style to Belmont Community

December 4, 2019

Hair salons decorate streets, and each one must have a way to differentiate itself from others. Across from Modern Market on Arthur Avenue lies Antonio...

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.

Fordham Must Enforce Comprehensive Testing Policies

September 23, 2020

With the uptick in confirmed cases at Rose Hill emerging around the same time that the second test is required, the need for adequate accessible testing is more apparent than ever.

The Resilience of New York City is Alive and Well

September 16, 2020

To make the generalization that New York City is "dead" is to miss so much of what makes New York so special.

The Need for Clear Guidance Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 9, 2020

While the situation will continue to evolve over the course of the semester, the Fordham community deserves to be continually updated and informed about any new policies or modifications to existing policies.

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