The Fordham Ram

From the Desk of Amanda Giglio, Culture Editor

From the Desk of Amanda Giglio, Culture Editor

March 11, 2015

By Amanda Giglio Over the weekend, my social media was unexpectedly filled with selfies and posts of black people flaunting their beauty. Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook were all trending one ...

From the Desk of Kellyn Simpkins, Assistant Photo Editor

From the Desk of Kellyn Simpkins, Assistant Photo Editor

March 4, 2015

By Kellyn Simpkins According to its Facebook page, YouTube defines itself as “a forum for people to connect, inform and inspire others across the globe and act as a distribution platform for origina...

From the Desk of Nicole Horton, Culture Editor

From the Desk of Nicole Horton, Culture Editor

February 18, 2015

By Nicole Horton In a video produced by BuzzFeed and posted on Facebook, President Barack Obama looks to perfect the art of selfies. The video, entitled “Things Everyone Does But Doesn’t Talk Abo...

From the Desk of Christian Wiloejo, Assistant Photo Editor

From the Desk of Christian Wiloejo, Assistant Photo Editor

February 11, 2015

By Christian Wiloejo Fordham University is located in one of the most prominent cities in the world. With a campus located in the Bronx, on Fordham Road, and another in Manhattan, on 60th Street near Lincoln Ce...

From the Desk of Erin Shanahan, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Erin Shanahan, Assistant News Editor

February 4, 2015

By Erin Shanahan When confronting challenges — physical or personal — people naturally look to others for answers to the trials of life. This instinct is particularly visible in young people attempti...

From the Desk of Sam Belden, Assistant Sports Editor

From the Desk of Sam Belden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 28, 2015

By Sam Belden Alex Rodriguez just might be the most hated man in baseball. In 2009, he confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during the early part of his career, but the real nail in the coffin for...

From the Desk of Cailin McKenna, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Cailin McKenna, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2015

By Cailin Mckenna  Exit 7W on the Bronx River Parkway — Fordham University. If you’ve ever driven to Fordham, this is probably the exit you take that wraps you around the Botanical Gardens and drop...

From the Desk of Kelly Kultys, Editor in Chief

From the Desk of Kelly Kultys, Editor in Chief

December 3, 2014

By Kelly Kultys I’ve spent 65 Tuesdays in The Ram office. Since the second semester of my freshman year 65 Tuesdays have been put toward producing the weekly newspaper. I don’t know Tuesdays...

From the Desk of Joe Vitale, Managing Editor

November 19, 2014

By Joe Vitale After the Democrats surrendered at least three seats in the House of Representatives, eight seats in the Senate and three governorships during the midterm elections, it appeared that, o...

From the Desk of Katie Nolan, Copy Chief

From the Desk of Katie Nolan, Copy Chief

November 12, 2014

By Katie Nolan When I walked down to club suite B-52 today, I tried to unlock the door with my room key. Again. I always do that, I used to joke that it was because I spent so many hours each week in tha...

From the Desk of Max Prinz, Sports Editor

From the Desk of Max Prinz, Sports Editor

November 5, 2014

By Max Prinz I hate to admit it, but I was one of those freshmen who struggled adjusting to college. I didn’t get very involved my first year and often found myself having a difficult time. That most...

From the Desk of Shannon Marcoux, Editorial Director

From the Desk of Shannon Marcoux, Editorial Director

October 29, 2014

By Shannon Marcoux “Do you say sorta racist stuff but stop short of saying the N-word? Enjoy the refreshing taste of Diet Racism—the same sweet ignorance of regular racism but with none of the guil...

Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918
From the Desk