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Seeing Past the One-Inch-Tall Barrier

Seeing Past the One-Inch-Tall Barrier

February 12, 2020

While it complicates the category’s qualifications, the new title serves to show that “foreign” may not be the best way to refer to these films. The victory of “Parasite” also proves that these films are far from limited to this category alone. 

Coronavirus Puts Generation Z’s Dark Humor on Display

Coronavirus Puts Generation Z’s Dark Humor on Display

February 5, 2020

When faced with near-constant instances of horror, it should come as no surprise that dark humor is a staple of millennials and Generation Z.

Rash Reporting of Bryant Tragedy Shows Flaws in Modern Journalism

Rash Reporting of Bryant Tragedy Shows Flaws in Modern Journalism

January 29, 2020

As much as we are all grieving the tragedy of the situation, there are many who are affected in such a way that we cannot imagine their devastation. To think of any of these surviving family members reading a headline that wrongly identified victims should make any journalist think twice about rashly publishing unconfirmed stories. 

Maintaining Political Accountability During the 2020 Election Season

Maintaining Political Accountability During the 2020 Election Season

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 19, The New York Times made the decision to endorse two Democratic candidates for president, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Though the Times has a long history of poli...

The Value in Being an Interim Volume

The Value in Being an Interim Volume

December 4, 2019

Volume 101 was an interim volume but by no means an insignificant one.

Student Journalism Is Journalism and Should Be Treated as Such

Student Journalism Is Journalism and Should Be Treated as Such

November 20, 2019

It is admirable that the Daily would amend its actions in an attempt to best serve those in the NU community, but in doing so, the publication incidentally failed to align itself with the greater mission it aims to serve. 

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

November 13, 2019

Athletes should never be pressured into sacrificing their welfare for the benefit of a program, and it is abhorrent that Salazar and the rest of the Nike team would show such a severe lack of human decency by requiring their runners to do so. 

Set Your Clocks and Your Habits

Set Your Clocks and Your Habits

November 6, 2019

As the days continue to get shorter, colder and gloomier, healthy habits are crucial in combating symptoms of depression and other disorders that may be heightened during this time.

Costumes Do Not Give Consent

Costumes Do Not Give Consent

October 30, 2019

This Halloween, the Ram wants to formally remind everyone in the Fordham community that costumes do not equate to consent, that we must continually check our implicit biases and that the threat of sexual harassment requires our constant vigilance.

Big Tobacco’s Little Brother: E-Cigarettes Are Causing Casualties

Big Tobacco’s Little Brother: E-Cigarettes Are Causing Casualties

October 16, 2019

E-cigarette companies’ blatant efforts to attract new and younger markets through deceptive means are completely inexcusable, and to continue to profit off of a market built around an addiction that is inherently harmful is entirely unethical. 

A Call to Create

A Call to Create

October 9, 2019

Sharing your interiority with the outside world can be a nervewracking experience, but one that almost always proves worthwhile for everyone involved. Learn to lean into the discomfort that accompanies such vulnerability.

Reframe the Discussion of Neurodiversity

Reframe the Discussion of Neurodiversity

October 2, 2019

It is important that we work to reframe our discussion of neurodiversity to reflect the complex ways prior understanding has influenced our judgment of those who are neurologically atypical. 

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