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Deconstructing Female Bonds On TV

Deconstructing Female Bonds On TV

May 3, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Female friendships are intricate and complex. They are not easily put in a box and tied up with a sweet and quirky bow. Yet, television largely continues to portray them as such. Te...

Let’s Make Science Sexy

Let’s Make Science Sexy

April 26, 2017

By Delaney Leiter The Academy Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating achievement in movie making. It is a night where aesthetic beauty, clothing and appearances are dissected, analyzed, praised a...

WWE Smackdown v. Raw: A Timeless Throwdown

WWE Smackdown v. Raw: A Timeless Throwdown

April 12, 2017

By Christopher Canadeo I know what you’re thinking. What is this? 2008? Well, hear me out. This past Monday I went to WWE Smackdown v. Raw and it was one of the most electric shows I have been to in a long time. Wal...

The Spectrum of Good and Evil

The Spectrum of Good and Evil

April 5, 2017

By Cat Swindal Over the course of our lives, we will all do something wrong, either  accidentally or deliberately. You will hurt another person and be hurt by another person, it is just a fact of life. After...

Lack of Bipartisanship Hurting America

Lack of Bipartisanship Hurting America

March 29, 2017

By Briana Scalia The American Health Care Act of 2017, commonly referred to as the AHCA or “Trumpcare,” was withdrawn from the House floor, without vote, on March 24, 2017. The main goal of the...

From the Desk: Is Snapchat Becoming the New Facebook?

From the Desk: Is Snapchat Becoming the New Facebook?

March 8, 2017

By Nick Wetzel This past Thursday, Snap, Inc., the parent company of the popular social media app, Snapchat, had an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. According to The Wall Street Journa...

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

February 22, 2017

By Andrea Garcia As a spectator of multiple sports, I have observed the consistent spectrum of body types that various sports produce and even favor. Contact athletes are bulked, endurance athletes are tiny and lean and athletes of so...

From the Desk: What I Learned From Spongebob and History

February 15, 2017

By Theresa Schliep I remember very little from my childhood. My memories leading up to high school, largely consist of recollections: the pain of my broken arm after my brother fell on it, my mother mourning the election of George W. Bush, watching ...

Trump: America’s Pettiest President

Trump: America’s Pettiest President

February 8, 2017

By Tom Terzulli It has been a couple of weeks since Donald Trump came into office as President of the United States and there has been no shortage of controversial talking points. From the proposed Muslim ban, to the talks of buildin...

The Man Behind The Name

The Man Behind The Name

February 1, 2017

By Victor Ordonez I have a long history of surprising people when I first meet them. When teachers would call out my last name for attendance, they often expect to find a darker toned Ecuadorian boy. Instea...

Third Wave Feminism Thrives

Third Wave Feminism Thrives

January 25, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Four-hundred seventy thousand people. That was the estimated number of individuals who participated in the Women’s March on Washington this past Saturday, an amount that overwhelmingly exceeded the organizers...

Entering the News Industry With More Questions Than Answers

Entering the News Industry With More Questions Than Answers

December 7, 2016

By Laura Sanicola When I was named assistant news editor of The Fordham Ram in 2013, journalism was an answer. It answered my hopes to make new friends other than my roommates, to be part of a body of stud...

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