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USG Announces 2020-2021 Election Results

Courtesy of United Student Government

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

April 15, 2020

USG announced the candidates elected for the 2020-2021 school year.

CSM Focuses Week of Action on Domestic Violence

CSM completed their semesterly clothesline project event on Instagram. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

CSM hosted Week of Action virtually this semester with a focus on domestic violence.

Senior Creates College Sublets App

The recently-released application helps connect students with off-campus housing to people seeking housing to rent. (Jennifer Hoang / The Fordham Ram)

Melissa Leone, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

College Sublets, an application made by Brian Koan Kit Ma, FCRH ’20, has helped students find sub-letters for off-campus residences during summer months.

USG Discusses Coronavirus Concerns

Courtesy of United Student Government

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

The virtual United Student Government (USG) meeting on April 3 continued discussions about a COVID-19 concern form which has been shared among students.

University Postpones 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Due to concerns surrounding continued social distancing, Fordham University postponed its graduation ceremony this year. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor Emerita

April 15, 2020

Fordham University has announced that this years commencement ceremony will be postponed.

Junior Researches Neural Tissue Engineering

Margaret Whalen, FCRH '21, fears that her cells will die before she is able to return to campus which will negate months worth of work. (Courtesy of Margaret Walen)

Carmen Collins, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

Margaret Whalen, FCRH '21, is researching neural tissue engineering. Her research has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Fordham University Allows Pass/Fail Option

Rather than obtaining a letter grade, students can now designate classes pass/fail, with no effect on their GPA. (Jennifer Hoang / The Fordham Ram)

Marisa Valentino, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

Fordham University announced that students will have the option to designate any of their classes as pass/fail.

CSA Showcases Talent Contest on Instagram

CSA held voting for Rams Got Talent on its Instagram story.  (Courtesy of Commuting Students Association)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2020

CSA hosted this year's Rams Got Talent competition on its Instagram account.

USG Meet the Candidates 2020-2021 Held Online

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

April 3, 2020

USG held Meet the Candidates online this year in lieu of their usual, annual debate.

Junior Researches Quantum Chromodynamics

Hannaford said he wants his research to be accessible for other students. (Courtesy of Sean Hannaford)

Carmen Collins, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Sean Hannaford uses the computer programming language, Python, in his quantum chromodynamics research.

COVID-19 Impacts Democratic Primary Process

Coronavirus impacted the schedule for primary elections. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Abbey Delk, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads, some states are postponing their primary elections.

Fordham Community Adjusts to Online Classes

Professors are using platforms such as Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom and Google Meet to continue classes. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

April 1, 2020

Fordham University adjusts to the transition from face-to-face classes to entirely-online education.

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