The Fordham Ram

Recondition Collins Hall

Recondition Collins Hall

February 20, 2019

Fordham’s talented and dedicated performing groups bring Collins to life. Doing so should not have to feel like resuscitating a corpse.

Re-envisioning the Value of Valentine’s Day

Re-envisioning the Value of Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2019

There are endless types of love in this world, and we should acknowledge and cherish them all.

Accommodate Commuters

Accommodate Commuters

February 6, 2019

All students deserve to feel like Fordham is their home, whether they sleep here or not.

Care About the Content You Consume

Care About the Content You Consume

January 30, 2019

The Editorial Board of the Fordham Ram is first and foremost a group of undergraduate students who invest their time and energy into the publication of a weekly newspaper. In light of the recent media...

Ambiguity and Accountability are Incompatible

Ambiguity and Accountability are Incompatible

January 23, 2019

For many, the Catholic Church is a place of guidance, support and comfort. To say the continuing developments regarding the sexual abuse of minors by clergy members is disheartening and infuriating is...

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

December 5, 2018

In bidding farewell to The Fordham Ram, the editorial board wishes the absolute best for the incoming Volume 101 staff. We know the Fordham community is in good hands.

Fordham Cannot Let Title IX Falter

November 28, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has once again demonstrated that she does not have students’ best interest in mind. After first taking Title IX policies to task regarding how campuses handle accusations of sexual assault and harassment last September, DeVos and the Department of Education released a new onslaught of proposed regulations on Nov. 16. Days later, DeVos took to The Washington Post, penning an op-ed that ex...

Don’t Juul, You Fool

Don’t Juul, You Fool

November 14, 2018

We were supposed to be the generation to stop smoking, and now we can’t quit vaping. You see it everywhere—on the way to class, behind professors’ backs, in the bars. At this point, “Juuling” i...

Thank Youth For Voting

November 7, 2018

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 is what these elections mean for civic engagement and youth participation in politics. While election tallies were not finalized...

Acknowledge and Confront Anti-Semitism

October 31, 2018

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 in the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. This attack was pure, unadulterated anti-Semitism. Despite th...

Help Prevent the Erasure of Transgender Identities

Help Prevent the Erasure of Transgender Identities

October 24, 2018

On Sunday, The New York Times reported that the Trump administration may “define transgender out of existence”—an alarming look into the future of gender identification in the United States. If the envisioned policies are implemented, gender will no longer be recognized according to one’s gender ...

Supporting the Belmont Community with Immediacy

Supporting the Belmont Community with Immediacy

October 17, 2018

In the past 117 days, we have received 17 emails from the Office of the President. Not a single one of those university-wide statements addressed Lesandro (Junior) Guzman-Feliz, the 15-year-old member o...

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