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College Students Must Do Their Part to Flatten the Curve

College Students Must Do Their Part to Flatten the Curve

March 25, 2020

Even if you may not be in serious danger if you contract the virus, ignoring the precautions puts vulnerable populations at risk.

A Necessary Caution With an Abrupt Goodbye

A Necessary Caution With an Abrupt Goodbye

March 13, 2020

We understand and support the university for making the best decision for the health and safety of the Fordham community. That being said, missing the rest of the spring semester brings a feeling of loss for many students.

Staying Informed Amid Uncertainty

Staying Informed Amid Uncertainty

March 11, 2020

While we do not know what may lie ahead, the Ram remains committed to updating the Fordham community as best we can.

Internship Process Promotes Inequity of Opportunity

Internship Process Promotes Inequity of Opportunity

March 4, 2020

As spring arrives at Fordham University and the summer internship application process gets underway, feelings of panic and anxiety descend on students. Internships have evolved to become something of ...

Continuing the Fight Against Sexual Assault Stigma after #MeToo

Continuing the Fight Against Sexual Assault Stigma after #MeToo

February 19, 2020

The stories of sexual assault that are being told during the Weinstein trial may be embedded in the glamour of Hollywood, but they represent a very real problem in our society.

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. 

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