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

Daniel Joy, Contributing Writer

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

Aislinn Keely, Editor-in-Chief Emerita

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

Pictured: AP Stylebook. (Maggie Rothfus/The Fordham Ram)

Maggie Rothfus, Copy Chief Emerita

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

Erica Scalise, projects editor emerita, FCRH '20, reflects on all the things she misses the most about New York City. (Courtesy of Erica Scalise/The Fordham Ram)

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor Emerita

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

Carmen Collins writes about her family's experience.(Courtesy of Carmen Collins for The Fordham Ram)

Carmen Collins, Contributing Writer

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

Katie Schulte and her sister have started Cindy COVID Relief. (Courtesy of Katie Schulte for The Fordham Ram)

Katie Schulte, Contributing Writer

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.

Selena Gomez Learns the Language of Self-Advocacy on “Rare”

Selena Gomez dropped her latest album

Emma Maliborski, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

But “Rare,” easily her best album to date, adeptly negotiates a place for Gomez as a pop star on her own terms.

Fiona Apple Encourges Us All To “Fetch The Bolt Cutters”

Fiona Apple's new album,

Spencer Quinn, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

“Fetch The Bolt Cutters” is years in the making and features thirteen tracks that address bullying, abuse and love in a more personal manner than Apple has ever done before.

DaBaby’s New Album Was Born Too Early

DaBaby released his latest album

Alexandra Lange, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Unlike “KIRK,” which offered a more sentimental and authentic side of DaBaby, “BLAME IT ON BABY” lacks originality.

The Corona Room Revamp

Back at home, students have begun to redecorate their rooms. (Courtesy of Grace Robinson for The Fordham Ram)

Grace Robinson, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

The end product reflects the child I once was, as well as the adult I have become.

My Daily Prayer to the Domestic Goddess

Cooking is a great way to distract yourself. (Courtesy of Emma Paolini for The Fordham Ram)

Emma Paolini, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

Lately, I’ve struggled with finding activities that make me feel centered and present.

Tory Lanez Takes Back the Mic on “The New Toronto 3”

Tory Lanez silences critics on his new release. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Taylor Mascetta, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

After spending 10 years in the music industry, Tory Lanez has found his groove with “The New Toronto 3.”

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