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Fordham Students Need Protection Through Preparation

Fordham Students Need Protection Through Preparation

November 7, 2017

Editorial In the light of the two acts of terror that occurred this past week, the first in lower Manhattan and the second in Sutherland Springs, Texas, we at The Fordham Ram find ourselves once aga...

Reflection on Boston College Protests: Why Not Us?

Reflection on Boston College Protests: Why Not Us?

October 24, 2017

We at The Fordham Ram would like to applaud the hundreds of Boston College students and faculty that partook in the “Silence is Still Violence” march on their campus. It was their second protest in a ...

What a Hashtag Can’t Say: Complications of the #MeToo Campaign

October 18, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We at The Fordham Ram would like to explicitly condemn Harvey Weinstein and his egregious behavior spanning nearly three decades, while taking the opportunity to condemn all those who have behaved similarly on this campus and off. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut way the Fordham community can and should respond to such atrocities. Participation in the viral #MeToo campaign has served as one such possibility. The #MeToo c...

Editorial: Freedom of Speech, Not Freedom of Consequences

October 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In light of the College Republicans’ recent speaker event with Roger Stone, a close friend of Donald Trump and a central figure in the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s campaign ties to Russia, we at The Fordham Ram would like to discuss the event within the context of the Fordham College Republicans’ motives. We feel that the College Republicans failed to fully consider the detrimental consequences this speaker cou...

Breaking the Cycle: A Final Call for Stricter Gun Control in the Wake of Vegas

Breaking the Cycle: A Final Call for Stricter Gun Control in the Wake of Vegas

October 3, 2017

In the light of the tragedy in Las Vegas this past Monday, we at The Fordham Ram, along with the rest of the campus and the country, echo the sentiment of Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the...

Making Change and Speaking Out

September 27, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Due to the existence of policies that are absent from other universities, some students perceive a culture of strictness at Fordham. We at The Fordham Ram feel compelled to clarify that, despite this perception, students should not feel afraid to speak up publicly. Most students are quicker to voice concerns about programming or policy in private conversations, rather than bring these issues up to administrators or publ...

Editorial: Donate During Disasters

Editorial: Donate During Disasters

September 20, 2017

As Hurricane Maria, now a Category 5 storm, barrels towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, New Yorkers are going about their everyday lives. With this being the fourth hurricane in the past mo...

Editorial: Respect RAs and Club Leaders

Editorial: Respect RAs and Club Leaders

September 15, 2017

In light of the ongoing investigation of Dean Rodgers and other issues surrounding this year's Resident Assistant training, we at The Fordham Ram argue that RAs, as well as other student leaders, must rec...

Editorial: Politics Playing a Bigger Role at Fordham

Editorial: Politics Playing a Bigger Role at Fordham

April 26, 2017

In a 2013 editorial, The Fordham Ram commented on the alleged apathy of Fordham students in terms of the USG elections. We are proud to say that this year’s USG election did not have the same low turn...

The Fordham Ram Endorses Reardon and Kedik

The Fordham Ram Endorses Reardon and Kedik

April 20, 2017

This year’s United Students Government (USG) election cycle showcased the incredible leadership and dedication that our peers are willing to commit in order to better our university. With these co...

Keep Fordham Faculty In Focus

Keep Fordham Faculty In Focus

April 12, 2017

The Faculty Senate has decided to conduct a full-faculty electronic vote of no confidence in the President of Fordham University next week. In other words, the faculty is conducting a vote in order to...

Fordham Must Go Green

April 5, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Early last week, a petition entitled “Expand Solar Capacity and Green Investment at Fordham” went live. The petition calls for an expansion of the solar panels on the roof of Walsh Library and provide funding for composting, LED lighting and the use of electric vehicles on campus. A group of alumni created this page over a week ago with the goal of 1,000 signatures. As of date of print, the petition only has 27 signatur...

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