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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...

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...

From the Desk of Amanda Giglio, Editorial Director

From the Desk of Amanda Giglio, Editorial Director

November 16, 2016

By Amanda Giglio “What does The Fordham Ram mean to me?” As my last semester on staff comes to a close, I feel like this question has continually come up in conversation. Everyone expects this h...

From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Opinion Editor

From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

By Kristen Santer  I first joined the copy editing team of The Fordham Ram because I wasn’t sure what clubs I wanted to join. Like other students here (sorry guys), I had a resigned apathy to getting involved and participatin...

We Like Sports (and The Fordham Ram)

We Like Sports (and The Fordham Ram)

November 2, 2016

By Sam Belden I like sports. Anyone who knows me knows this to be true. I can talk about baseball and golf for hours on end, and my idea of a productive Sunday is plopping down in front of the TV and ...

From the Desk of Amanda Maile, Assistant Copy Chief

From the Desk of Amanda Maile, Assistant Copy Chief

October 26, 2016

By Amanda Maile Name, hometown, major. This is how most classes start at the beginning of the semester. For most of my time at Fordham I would say, “Amanda, Philadelphia, undecided.” The first two ...

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