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Melendez Offers Advice on the Competitive Sports Business Field

Melendez Offers Advice on the Competitive Sports Business Field

March 6, 2013


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By KATIE MEYER ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Early last Thursday morning, Feb. 28, a group of Fordham’s aspiring sports businessmen and women had the opportunity to eat breakfast with one of the most important men in the business: Lou Mendelez, senior advisor to the international baseball operations de...

Admissions Uses Social Media to Entice Prospective Students

Admissions Uses Social Media to Entice Prospective Students

March 6, 2013


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By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Admissions departments in universities across the country are working toward improving outreach and marketing techniques to attract a larger applicant pool. They are especially targeting the more widespread use of social media to recruit more students, due to...

BP Diaz Ushers in a ‘New Bronx’

BP Diaz Ushers in a ‘New Bronx’

March 6, 2013


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By JEFFREY COLTIN Food cart vendors are not a particularly powerful group of people. Neither are human billboards, nor pedicab drivers. So it was quite an insult when Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. ranked below all of them in the Village Voice’s list of “The 100 Most Powerless New Y...

‘Habemus Papam’ Tackles Historic Time in the Church

March 6, 2013


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By MARIA PAPPAS CONTRIBUTING WRITER On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Monsignor Quinn held a discussion regarding the process of selecting a new pope. The event, “Habemus Papam,” literally translating to “We have a pope,” was held in the Ignatius Loyola Room and was attended by students of vari...

Congressman Kucinich Goes Beyond ‘Just Politics’

March 6, 2013


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By KRIS VENEZIA STAFF WRITER Former Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich came to the Rose Hill Campus on Monday, and he had some inspiring words for students. “You see something you want to get involved in, don't wait, and you don't have to wait because you're in your twenties or your late tee...

Former Ram Editor Earns Art McGinley Honor

March 6, 2013


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By MICHAEL CAVANAUGH CONTRIBUITING WRITER Fordham University alumnus Bob Ehalt, FCRH ’78, has been selected as this year's recipient of the Art McGinley award, which is given each year to a member of the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance for their contributions to the organization and to the ...

Assassins Gets Worthy Treatment and Teaches Valuable Lesson

March 6, 2013


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By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR Those who have felled American Presidents get their due in the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Assassins, which was performed in a great production by the Mimes and Mummers. The show is made up of short vignettes that set the scene for each killer. It chronicles not on...

Annual RHA ‘Series’ Benefits Sandy Victims

Annual RHA ‘Series’ Benefits Sandy Victims

March 6, 2013


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By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Residence Halls Association’s (RHA) “A Series of Fortunate Events” came to a close late Saturday evening March 2, 2013, as the final prize was auctioned off. The auction was the final of five events that spanned approximately one month and included Poker Night,...

Radical Empathy and Respect: Ruined Talkback

Radical Empathy and Respect: Ruined Talkback

March 6, 2013


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By MARGARET DESMOND CONTRIBUTING WRITER The play Ruined takes on issues that are hard enough to acknowledge and talk about, let alone see portrayed on stage. Lincoln Center Theater chose an undertaking of staggering proportions in bringing this play to its stage. After one of the performances, the director, actors and crew members sat down to talk about...

Greek Club Hosts ‘Greek Night’

Greek Club Hosts ‘Greek Night’

March 6, 2013


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By ALEXANDRA COUMBIS STAFF WRITER The general consensus from this year’s participants in Greek Night is that the Greeks know how to party. This past Saturday night the Hellenic Society took center stage at Rose Hill. Any student who passed by McGinley 2nd would have seen the shining blue lights out of the windows. They would have heard pounding rhythm of Greek music from a distance away. The...

NROTC Brings Different Perspective to the Bronx

NROTC Brings Different Perspective to the Bronx

February 27, 2013


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By JEFFREY COLTIN Bronx Correspondent Twice a week, a couple dozen Rose Hill students wake up long before sunrise.  While their more procrastination-inclined classmates are still awake writing papers for the day, this close-knit crew fills into cars and drives south before 5 a.m. Near the moonlit wat...

RHA Talent Showcase Offers Entertainment for a Cause

February 23, 2013


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By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR The Fordham RHA Talent Showcase, featuring student various student performers, was held Friday night in the McGinley Ballroom as part of A Series of Fortunate Events. Proceeds from the concert benefitted the B+ Foundation, an organization that funds childhood cancer research. “One...

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