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My Loneliness Is Killing Me, But It’s Okay

April 22, 2020

I really miss my friends, and yet, I cannot ignore that I am one of the luckiest ones; thousands of people are dying, and thousands more are risking their lives trying to save them.

(Hunter Benegas /The Fordham Ram)

One Nation, Indivisible

April 15, 2020

Sure, there are anomalies which hint at human selfishness and failure to act, but overwhelmingly, people have sacrificed for the greater good.

(Courtesy of Hunter Benegas / The Fordham Ram)

Healing Through Compassion

April 1, 2020

The love that we are displaying for each other right now can give us the strength that we collectively need to fix our problems.

(Hunter Benegas/The Fordham Ram)

Keeping Solidarity from a Distance

March 25, 2020

In trying times, a lot is changing around us, but I realize the only constants we have are the people around us.

(Hunter Benegas / The Fordham Ram)

Acing the Leadership Quiz

February 19, 2020

Leaders come from all walks of life, and just because you don't feel like a natural born leader doesn't mean that you can't become one.

(Hunter Benegas/The Fordham Ram)

Refusal to Vote Undermines Democracy

February 12, 2020

The 2016 presidential election was the first election that I ever bothered to care about. I was 15 years old with hardly any knowledge about politics besides the fact that everyone around me hated talking...

(Hunter Benegas/The Fordham Ram)

Finding Home Away from Home

February 5, 2020

Pia has already learned one important lesson, and that is to never be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone, whether it be during or after college.

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Thank You, Man at Starbucks

January 29, 2020

The man at Starbucks told me to find what I was passionate about and follow it. I'd like to think he would be proud of me for finding and following that passion at the Ram, but I'll never know.

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

January 22, 2020

I have spent a great deal of time thinking about how I want to kick off Volume 102 here at the Ram. I am not entirely sure if a first-time editor is the right person for the job, but I will try my best. Toward...

The Thing We Do Together

The Thing We Do Together

December 4, 2019

You can teach anyone to write and edit, but you can’t teach them to care.

(Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Becoming a Writer at the Ram

November 20, 2019

To this day, I’m not entirely sure what possessed me to sign up for the news email list at my freshman year club fair. In part, I can blame former Editor-in-Chief Theresa Schliep for her encouraging wor...

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

November 13, 2019

Never forget, when you’re on the Ram, you’re better than most.

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