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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...

Donate to Charities, Not Corporations

Donate to Charities, Not Corporations

November 4, 2015

By Sydney Keen As anyone with any social media accounts is well aware, most months on our calendar are commemorative. As October came to an end this weekend, so did Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Zealous s...

From the Desk of Anthony Pucik, Sports Editor

From the Desk of Anthony Pucik, Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

By Anthony Pucik I usually dedicate a small column on whatever topic I wish to address, usually something involving sports. This time, however, it is going to be a bit different; sports will be mentioned...

From the Desk of Laura Sanicola, News Editor

From the Desk of Laura Sanicola, News Editor

October 21, 2015

By Laura Sanicola Many people I grew up with had parents whose life stories followed a similar format: they grew up in one of the New York City boroughs and worked their way into solid professional positions. When they saved ...

From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Assistant Opinion Editor

From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 7, 2015

By Kristen Santer Hashtag activism was first defined by Philip Howard, the principle investigator for the Digital Activism Research Project, who described the term as “what happens when someone tries to...

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