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Reopening Restaurants Is Not Worth the Risk

The risks of reopening are concerns to be considered everywhere (Courtesy of Twitter).

Erica Weidner, Copy Chief

July 2, 2020

The push for dining inside is motivated by those who want to move on from the coronavirus, but the coronavirus has not yet moved on from us.

A Necessary Exercise in Empathy

Diverse literature in school curriculums must go beyond narratives of oppression (Courtesy of Twitter).

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

June 27, 2020

It is imperative that schools see this moment as an opportunity to make meaningful changes to their curriculums, especially with regards to literature.

Police Brutality Protests Highlight Racial Disparities in Challenging Injustice

Protests in response to the death of George Floyd have taken place across the United States (Courtesy of Flickr).

Matthew Biedermann, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2020

Denied a majority, nonviolent protest can never fully succeed unless the majority — the beneficiary of whatever injustice is occurring — agrees to voluntarily give up their benefits to alleviate the suffering of the minority.

Fordham’s Responsibility to Apply Privilege Towards Progress

Fordham's Responsibility to Apply Privilege Towards Progress

May 30, 2020

The Fordham Ram encourages students to speak up and take action against the racism, white privilege and oppression that plague our country.

We Must Not Ignore the Toll of COVID-19 on the Bronx

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

May 29, 2020

While most of us may be away from the Bronx, we cannot ignore the devastating situation facing the borough that we call home during the school year. 

New Yorkers Respond with Grace and Poise Amid Crisis

New Yorkers have demonstrated resilience amid the COVID-19 pandemic (Courtesy of Flickr).

Jack Andrews, Contributing Writer

May 4, 2020

In this heinous moment in history, New Yorkers of all ages have managed to confront each day being their best selves: kind, selfless and tough.

Appreciating Innovation in the Fordham Community

Appreciating Innovation in the Fordham Community

April 22, 2020

Though the transition has certainly not been without difficulties, we have been able to foster a sense of unity for the Fordham community that has meant so much during a time of distancing.

Sanders Campaign Divided Democratic Party

Senator Sanders (D-VT) suspended his campaign for the 2020 presidential election. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Luke Morgan, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

The truth is, in the colorful world of politics, Bernie's spectrum is black and white.

Trump Supporters Do Not Value Political Correctness

President Trump's administration has sparked intense debates about political correctness. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Taylor Herzlich, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

I do not believe President Trump's lack of political correctness, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, will weaken his campaign for reelection.

My Loneliness Is Killing Me, But It’s Okay

(Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Rachel Gow, Culture Editor

April 22, 2020

I really miss my friends, and yet, I cannot ignore that I am one of the luckiest ones; thousands of people are dying, and thousands more are risking their lives trying to save them.

Tensions Between Trump & Fauci Leave America Vulnerable

There is a growing conflict between Dr. Facui and President Trump amid COVID-19. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

President Trump cared more for squabbles along party lines than he did about prioritizing the thousands of lives being lost in the pandemic.

Escapist Entertainment is Needed Amid Quarantine

Ava Lichter, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

The public fascination with Joe, Carole and the whole gang is completely harmless, provided we maintain a realistic sense of who they are.

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