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The new Rams Involved platform for student organizations has its pros and cons for student leaders. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Student Leaders Express Mixed Reviews of Rams Involved Platform

October 21, 2020

“Back when we used OrgSync, I would use the site nearly every day, with the new Rams Involved I don’t think I’ve even logged in the last month. It just doesn’t have enough utility at the moment,” said Annika Fagerstrom, FCRH ’21.

The Network aims to provide members of the Fordham community with history and resources related back to LGBTQ identity and for members of the community to identify other folks to be connected to, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff, Matos said. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Fordham’s LGBTQ and Ally Network of Support Reaches 10 Years

October 21, 2020

The LGBTQ and Ally network, launched in the fall of 2010, is run under the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA).

The Lincoln Center and Rose Hill tutoring programs will be pooling resources as virtual tutoring takes down inter-campus restrictions. (Courtesy of Fordham’s Website)

Fordham Offers Joint Tutoring Between Lincoln Center and Rose Hill

October 21, 2020

This year, Fordham University will be offering joint virtual tutoring for students on both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses.

The survey questioned 2,000 Fordham alumni about their experiences at Fordham’s undergraduate and graduate schools at both campuses. (Courtesy of FAAC Website)

Fordham Alumni Anti-Racist Collective Aims to Support ASILI’s Demands

October 21, 2020

Following its creation this past summer, FAAC has created social media pages, established a website, sent press releases to local newspapers and set up a regular newsletter.

Freshman move into their dorms while practicing social distancing. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Pandemic Causes Defferals and Smaller Freshman Class

September 9, 2020

Fordham welcomed a smaller freshman class and faced a stark increase in deferrals this year as the fall semester started amidst a pandemic.

New Student Orientation Welcomes Freshmen Virtually and in Person

Kelly Christ, Opinion Editor

August 23, 2020

Fordham University’s New Student Orientation will have a different look this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consisting of both virtual and in-person elements. The orientation coordinators for the 2020 New Student Orientation provided a joint statement to The Fordham Ram regarding their upcoming orientation plans. They are Bella Iazzetta, FCRH ’22, and Luke Vernaci, FCRH ’22, orientation coordinators for staff trai...

Residence Halls Prepare for Modified Semester

Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

As Fordham prepares to reopen, there will be many aspects of residential life that will look different this coming semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of the Senior Vice President for Student Affairs sent an email on July 21 to the Fordham community detailing the ongoing plan for residential life, as well as other information about the return to campus this semester.  “As we prepare for fall 2020, we have been...

On Campus Clubs Adjust to Virtual Formats to Adhere to COVID-19 Guidelines

Clay Walters, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

As students, teachers and administrators at Fordham University make changes to pivot around the COVID-19 pandemic, so too do student leaders on campus who want Fordham students to still have an enriching extracurricular experience.  “Adhering to health guidelines from NY State and the CDC, club events and programs will still be allowed to continue,” said Francesca Leite, assistant director for Student Organizations and ...

Fordham Enacts Social Distancing Guidelines in Attempt to Curb COVID-19

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

August 23, 2020

In its return to some semblance of normalcy, Fordham University plans to enact multiple social distancing guidelines to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. In an interview with The Fordham Ram, Rose Hill Director of Public Safety Robert Fitzer said that the school is enacting several procedures to keep students safe. “Public Safety is counting on every community member to comply with the University’s Ram Pledge,”...

Fordham University Sets Contact Tracing and Testing Guidelines

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

August 23, 2020

In preparation for the return to campus for the fall semester, Fordham students received multiple notifications from the university regarding the new health-screening processes that will be in use to ensure the safety of students who choose to return to campus. 

Fordham Flea is usually one of the biggest events at the university for Earth Week. With classes moving online, sustainability groups had to make alterations.

Sustainability Groups Host Online Earth Week

April 19, 2020

The Social Innovation Collaboratory Impact Initiative, United Student Government (USG) Sustainability Committee and Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice (SEAJ) have joined together to host a ...

Public Safety follows protocols set by the Clery Act to alert students of on and off campus crime.

Public Safety Explains Campus Alert System

November 6, 2019

John Carroll and Robert Fitzer explained the email alert system used by Public Safety in light of a recent unauthorized individual in Campbell Hall.

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