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Commercial Space Exploration: The Next Step for Man

Commercial Space Exploration: The Next Step for Man

April 20, 2016

By Jack Brennan  About two weeks ago, Space X landed its drone rocket, the Falcon 9, on a tiny remote platform in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. This may not seem like huge news, but it is ...

Augusta (Not So) National Showcases Exclusivity

Augusta (Not So) National Showcases Exclusivity

April 13, 2016

By Tyler Dikun  As a history buff, I often find myself comparing current events to past circumstances. Place yourself in the shoes of a wealthy white family of the 1890s. As a successful New York family, y...

Girl Scouts Needs to Earn its Equality Badge

Girl Scouts Needs to Earn its Equality Badge

April 5, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt  Following a successful Sunday brunch, I was walking uptown when an exuberant group of elementary schoolers wearing sashes and shouting “Girl Scout cookies” caught my attention. As I...

Scrapping the Stigma Around Sex

Scrapping the Stigma Around Sex

March 30, 2016

  By Erin Shanahan  Two Los Angeles natives, Eva Sealove and Chelsea Jones, have an Instagram account with over 74.1k followers. Their account features recent photos of a child’s history p...

Escaping Trump’s Predicted Reign Across the Pond

Escaping Trump’s Predicted Reign Across the Pond

March 9, 2016

By Elizabeth Smislova  Now that Donald Trump is dangerously close to a seat in the Oval Office come November, I am left with the very real possibility that I will have to fulfill the promise I made to ...

Reinforcing Duchess Kate’s Mental Health Advocacy

Reinforcing Duchess Kate’s Mental Health Advocacy

February 24, 2016

By Meghan Campbell  I am among the many people in this world who are huge fans of the royal family, and more specifically Kate Middleton. I watched the royal wedding live from home as if it were the Sup...

From the Desk of Mike Byrne, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Mike Byrne, Assistant News Editor

February 10, 2016

By Mike Byrne  With the election season coming up, social media is becoming riddled with political memes depicting Republicans and Democrats as idiots. I am asking those of you who are posting these t...

From the Desk of Jack McLoone, Assistant Sports Editor

From the Desk of Jack McLoone, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

By Jack McLoone On Friday, Oct. 30, my emotions could be best described as “Little Foot after his mom dies.” The world of sports writing, and longform internet articles in general, was struck a blow s...

From the Desk of Theresa Schliep, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Theresa Schliep, Assistant News Editor

January 26, 2016

By Theresa Schliep I never think about water. I drink it out of faucets and bottles, I shower in it, I use it to make my oatmeal if I am out of milk. In the summer, it keeps me cool. In the winter, i...

From the Desk of Joe Vitale, Editor in Chief

From the Desk of Joe Vitale, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2015

By Joe Vitale It was four years ago when my first byline appeared in The Fordham Ram. I had been a student at Fordham for about a week when I explored a rather controversial question: Should wellness res...

From the Desk of Katie Meyer, Managing Editor

From the Desk of Katie Meyer, Managing Editor

November 18, 2015

By Katie Meyer After this issue of The Fordham Ram goes to print, I’ll be one newspaper shy from the end of my official tenure as an editor. For me, and for The Ram’s other graduating seniors, th...

From the Desk of Robert Frerich, Copy Chief

From the Desk of Robert Frerich, Copy Chief

November 11, 2015

By Robert Frerich As I sit in the office reflecting on what to write, I cannot help but get sentimental. It has dawned on me that my time at The Fordham Ram is drawing to a close. A new crop of eager edito...

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