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I Found a Home

I Found a Home

November 14, 2018

By just writing my name down on a clipboard at a Club Fair in 2015, I found a home at Fordham.

To All The Tuesday Nights

To All The Tuesday Nights

November 7, 2018

By Bailey Hosfelt For the past four years, Tuesday nights have been synonymous with The Fordham Ram. And the rain. Almost always rain. It’s raining as I write this, which feels fitting as I look b...

Thank You, Fordham Ram

Thank You, Fordham Ram

October 31, 2018

By Christopher Canadeo If someone were to ask me the single most impactful decision I have made at college, my answer would be the one to join The Fordham Ram years ago. Not only has this decision made me a better writer, speake...

A Major Step Forward, But Always Looking Back

A Major Step Forward, But Always Looking Back

October 24, 2018

By Isha Khawaja When I look back at my time at Fordham, I see that the classes I took for my major truly defined and guided my experience. In the beginning, however, like many other freshmen, I was con...

An Anectodal, Teary-Eyed Goodbye

An Anectodal, Teary-Eyed Goodbye

October 17, 2018

By Erin Clewell I was nestled on a beat-up couch with some of my closest friends a few weeks ago. We were talking about leaving Fordham’s campus and how bizarre it is to think that we will no longer be ...

America’s Pastime is Still Great

America’s Pastime is Still Great

September 26, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari For a league established in 1869, anointed by many as the greatest game in the world and continually perceived as America’s pasttime, there is certainly an overwhelming amount of confusion. It’s no lo...

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

September 19, 2018

By Colette Nolan   As a freshman at Fordham two years ago, this time of the semester was difficult for me. I struggled to form any solid friendships during my first semester of college. The ...

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

September 12, 2018

By Lindsay Grippo Over the summer, I started keeping a journal for the first time in a long time. Instead of writing formal, daily entries, I jotted down some thoughts I had each day. The entries ranged from my ...

Heroes Don’t Always Wear Capes

Heroes Don’t Always Wear Capes

May 2, 2018

By Kevin Stoltenborg Sometimes it feels like the darkness surrounds us, like a mound of boulders packed so tightly light has vanished. Imagine in this moment a hand busting through the rocks reviving light to y...

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez When Disney announced that it was developing a movie steeped in the folklore of the Polynesian Islands, Pacific Islanders and those of Pacific Island descent were ecstatic. Here was finally ...

John Mulaney: Comedian of the Generation

John Mulaney: Comedian of the Generation

April 18, 2018

By Kristen Egan This past weekend John Mulaney returned to “Saturday Night Live” to host. This is a tremendous honor for all celebrities, but particularly special for Mulaney, who worked for the ...

The Toxicity of Our Politics

The Toxicity of Our Politics

April 11, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan On Monday, the President of the United States described an FBI raid as “an attack on our country.” Sadly, no one batted an eyelash. Those words are appropriate for terro...

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