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“Modernized” La Llorona Is Still Worth Watching

“Modernized” La Llorona Is Still Worth Watching

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Legends from all over the world would have a place in the movie theater if only the directors were not as concerned with making hundreds of millions, but rather on staying faithful to the story. As they say, sometimes it’s best to give the people what they need, not what they want.

To All The Tuesday Nights

To All The Tuesday Nights

November 7, 2018


Filed under From the Desk, Opinion

By Bailey Hosfelt For the past four years, Tuesday nights have been synonymous with The Fordham Ram. And the rain. Almost always rain. It’s raining as I write this, which feels fitting as I look back on all the times I’ve traipsed my soggy body across campus in the middle of a complete down...

Personal Hate Has No Place In Debate

Personal Hate Has No Place In Debate

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There is always an underlying hint of anger when political issues are brought up, leading us to attack the other side without listening to people’s stance on candidates and issues and why they think the way they do.

The #Walkaway Movement Won’t Gain Much Ground

The #Walkaway Movement Won’t Gain Much Ground

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This is called the #WalkAway movement, a group of Democrats who are switching over to the Republican Party due to an alleged shift toward socialism on the part of the Democratic Party.

Thank Youth For Voting

November 7, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Tuesday’s midterm elections resulted in a split Congress, an undesirable result for both sides. Despite the Democrats taking back the House of Representatives, Republicans maintained control of the Senate, opening the door for inevitable gridlock. Perhaps even more significant than one swing left...

Trump’s Border Security Plan Has Precedent

Trump’s Border Security Plan Has Precedent

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

OP-ED: President Trump is not the first president to send troops to the border. While his rhetoric is needlessly inflammatory, sending the Army and National Guard can help keep the border secure.

Political Violence and How to Avoid It

Political Violence and How to Avoid It

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Both sides of the political isle have a responsibility to debate uncomfortable topics. Only this debate can help prevent a descent into political chaos and violence.

Famed to Fired: On Megyn Kelly’s Defense of Blackface

Famed to Fired: On Megyn Kelly’s Defense of Blackface

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If I expect the everyday person that I cross on the street to not be racist or bigoted, I certainly expect that at the very least from television broadcast stars to the likes of Megyn Kelly.

Thank You, Fordham Ram

Thank You, Fordham Ram

October 31, 2018


Filed under From the Desk, Opinion

By Christopher Canadeo If someone were to ask me the single most impactful decision I have made at college, my answer would be the one to join The Fordham Ram years ago. Not only has this decision made me a better writer, speaker and decision maker, but it has also given me some of my favorite ...

Acknowledge and Confront Anti-Semitism

October 31, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Anti-Semitism has no place in this country nor on our campus. That being said, it is here: on the internet, in the platforms of candidates for local and national office, in the mouths of pundits on Fox News and at Fordham. The country is mourning the deaths of the 11 people killed over the weekend...

Fordham’s Dorming Restrictions are Heterodormative

Fordham’s Dorming Restrictions are Heterodormative

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

By Rachel Gow Picture this; it’s a Wednesday night, and you get a text from your boyfriend that he wants to come visit this weekend. He goes to school about four hours away and, to make the trip worthwhile, wants to stay Friday and Saturday night. While the prevailing emotion in this inst...

The U.S. Can Avenge Khashoggi’s Death with Increased Attention

The U.S. Can Avenge Khashoggi’s Death with Increased Attention

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

By Jana Tehfe On Oct. 2, 2018, Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known journalist and critic of the Saudi government, walked into the country’s consulate in Istanbul. His death began a murder investigation many nations would partake in. After more than two weeks of denying the claims made against it...

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