The Fordham Ram

Akeem Browder Discusses Broken System of Mass Incaceration

Kalief Browder, whose suicide made international headlines, is a symbol of the movement against solitary confinement.  (Kristen McNerny/The Fordham Ram)

Kristen McNerny, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 28, students and faculty were able to view the first part of “Time: The Kalief Browder Story,” a 2017 six-part documentary that gives a background of the criminal justice system through the lens of Kalief Browder.

FDM Announces Musical Lineup

Logan Henderson of Big Time Rush will be this year's headliner for Fordham Dance Marathon. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Joergen Ostensen and Hasna Ceran

March 4, 2020

Fordham Dance Marathon has announced the lineup for the event, with headliner Logan Henderson and opener Maude Latour being joined by various other bands.

Fordham Recalls Study Abroad Students from Northern Italy as Coronavirus Spreads

Helen Stevenson, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

Fordham is currently recalling study abroad students from Northern Italy following reports of the coronavirus. Bob Howe, director of communications for the university, said these will not be the last programs to be cancelled as a result of the virus. 

Psychology Major Researches Food Insecurity

Erinne Benedict is researching the psychological effects of food insecurity on 8 to 18-year old children and adolescents. (Courtesy of Errine Benedict)

Carmen Collins, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Psychology major Erinne Benedict, FCRH ’20, is researching the effects of food insecurity in the Bronx. Benedict started researching food insecurity as a research assistant for Assistant Professor of Psychology at Fordham Natasha L. Burke, Ph.D.

Clubs Update USG

Courtesy of United Student Government

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

The United Student Government (USG) Senate meeting on Thursday Feb. 13 touched on an array of recent and upcoming campus events and several topics official student business.

Clubs Spread the Love on Valentine’s Day

Students went to Pugsley's Pizza to make Love Pies at a CAB-organized event. (Courtesy of the Ram Archives)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2020

Valentine’s Day here at Fordham University was about more than chocolates and flowers. Multiple clubs took the opportunity to reach out to the student body for activities ranging from fundraising to good times.

Fordham Dance Marathon Raises Over $13,000 at the Annual Auction

The raffle portion of the evening featured over 90 prizes students could win. (Pia Fischetti/The Fordham Ram)

Sophia Giatzis, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

This past Wednesday Feb. 12, Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) held its annual auction in the McGinley Ballroom. FDM brought in over $13,000 total from their sale of raffle tickets and the live auction.

Fordham Students Participate in Primaries Poll

The poll results indicated that Bernie Sanders was Fordham's preferred candidate. (Jennifer Hoang/ The Fordham Ram)

Abbey Delk, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Last week, the Ram created an anonymous poll for students to provide their views on the 2020 primary. The results form a sample of 119 Fordham students provided an insight into which candidates students support as well as the issues they find most important.

Krispy Kreme to Open Location on Fordham Road

Krispy Kreme announced six new locations, including one on Fordham Road. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Nikolas Stanovic, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Krispy Kreme is scheduled to open a location on Fordham Road on March 24 as one of six new locations opening in the New York City area.

CSM Supports Calls 4 Justice Initiative

Students can donate old phones which are then repurposed into lifelines for women in domestic abuse shelters. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Committee for Sexual Misconduct Co-Chair Emma Budd, FCRH ’20, described a lifeline as an emergency phone for those experiencing domestic violence to call the police or a helpline in the event of danger.

Student Sells “Calamity Cookies” On Campus

Liam Leahy launched Calamity Cookies to sell ironic misfortune cookies. He writes the misfortunes himself. (Sarah Huffman/The Fordham Ram)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

February 19, 2020

Liam Leahy, FCRH' 22 started his company Calamity Cookies. According to the Calamity Cookies website, a calamity cookie is a cookie with a less than fortunate fortune inside.

IT Presents to USG Senate

Courtesy of United Student Government

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

Judy Rothschild, assistant director of Student Technology Services, made her semester visit to the Senate. Rothschild said that IT is in the process of hosting undergraduate technology workshops once a month at each campus.

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