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Class of 2020 Sees Unprecedented Headlines

May 21, 2020

The Fordham Ram has compiled some of the biggest headlines witnessed by the Class of 2020 during their time at Fordham.

Rosemarie McCormack, FRCH Valedictorian, Reflects on Her Path to Fordham

May 21, 2020

Migrating from Missoula, Montana, Fordham University Rose Hill Class of 2020’s Valedictorian Rosemarie McCormack, FCRH ’20, likes to refer to her path to Fordham as her “one moment of teen rebellion.”

Student Publications Continue to Publish Through Virtual Platforms

April 22, 2020

Despite being unable to work on-site, student publications such as Mode Magazine, The Ampersand, and the paper are all continuing to publish content online.

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Reopening Restaurants Is Not Worth the Risk

Reopening Restaurants Is Not Worth the Risk

July 2, 2020

The push for dining inside is motivated by those who want to move on from the coronavirus, but the coronavirus has not yet moved on from us.

A Necessary Exercise in Empathy

A Necessary Exercise in Empathy

June 27, 2020

It is imperative that schools see this moment as an opportunity to make meaningful changes to their curriculums, especially with regards to literature.

Police Brutality Protests Highlight Racial Disparities in Challenging Injustice

Police Brutality Protests Highlight Racial Disparities in Challenging Injustice

June 5, 2020

Denied a majority, nonviolent protest can never fully succeed unless the majority — the beneficiary of whatever injustice is occurring — agrees to voluntarily give up their benefits to alleviate the suffering of the minority.

Fordham’s Responsibility to Apply Privilege Towards Progress

Fordham’s Responsibility to Apply Privilege Towards Progress

May 30, 2020

The Fordham Ram encourages students to speak up and take action against the racism, white privilege and oppression that plague our country.

We Must Not Ignore the Toll of COVID-19 on the Bronx

May 29, 2020

While most of us may be away from the Bronx, we cannot ignore the devastating situation facing the borough that we call home during the school year. 

New Yorkers Respond with Grace and Poise Amid Crisis

New Yorkers Respond with Grace and Poise Amid Crisis

May 4, 2020

In this heinous moment in history, New Yorkers of all ages have managed to confront each day being their best selves: kind, selfless and tough.

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Daniel Joy, Lord of the Manor, Thanks Class of 2020

May 21, 2020

A centerpiece of FCRH’s Encaenia is an address to the graduating class by a Lord or Lady of the Manor that provides a humorous take on the past four years. While we cannot celebrate Encaenia this May in the Rose Hill Gym, Lord of the Manor Dan Joy reflects on his past years at Fordham for The Ram.

Letter From the Editor of Volume 101

May 21, 2020

Aislinn Keely, FCRH'21, editor-in-chief emerita of The Fordham Ram, describes the Class of 2020 as "watchers of the world."

How to Write a Stylebook in 2020

How to Write a Stylebook in 2020

May 7, 2020

The way a society functions is part of what fuels a style editor’s choices, and the AP’s engagement with its community — Twitter and beyond — creates a sense of wonder for where language usage is headed.

Some Things I Miss the Most

Some Things I Miss the Most

April 22, 2020

I don't want to take up running and pretend to like it, and I don't want to constantly feel like I'm violating parts of myself each time I peel back a layer of myself that was formed in a city where I'm not.

A Family Separated Physically, Not Socially

A Family Separated Physically, Not Socially

April 22, 2020

Every day that the sun rises and I wake up to see another day, I’m grateful.

Making Masks to Save Lives

Making Masks to Save Lives

April 22, 2020

On March 31st, I ordered a sewing machine and a few yards of fabric from Joann’s while my sister, Claire, started reaching out to people in our community we could give to.

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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 11, 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.

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’s Responsibility to Apply Privilege Towards Progress

May 30, 2020

The Fordham Ram encourages students to speak up and take action against the racism, white privilege and oppression that plague our country.

Appreciating Innovation in the Fordham Community

April 22, 2020

Though the transition has certainly not been without difficulties, we have been able to foster a sense of unity for the Fordham community that has meant so much during a time of distancing.

Confronting Our High-School Selves

April 15, 2020

Taking online classes from our childhood bedrooms has led us to confront a memory many of us would prefer to forget: our high school selves.

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