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Hollywood Turns A Blind Eye To Skin Colors

Hollywood Turns A Blind Eye To Skin Colors

September 22, 2016

By Briana Scalia Diversity in Hollywood is a heated issue, and has been for some time now. It would be ignorant to claim that Hollywood has not made any strides in diverse casting in the past years, but whe...

Aramark Leaves Much Off the Plate

Aramark Leaves Much Off the Plate

September 22, 2016

By Mario Nicastro The quality of food at Fordham has been the subject of contentious debate since the school’s founding in 1841. Okay, maybe not that long, but in recent years, Fordham’s food ranked ...

Trump’s Childcare Plan Fails in Key Gendered Areas

Trump’s Childcare Plan Fails in Key Gendered Areas

September 22, 2016

By Jaclyn Weiner Presidential nomineee Donald J. Trump recently revealed a new plan touted on Trump’s campaign website as “child care reforms that will make America great again” and is described by ...

Breathe In, Breathe Out: A Ram’s Advice

Breathe In, Breathe Out: A Ram’s Advice

September 22, 2016

By Benedict Carrizzo College brims with fun and excitement. Inside and outside of the classroom, one is often stimulated by professors, other students and books. It is essentially a vacation with work, a cha...

Kaepernick’s Kneeling is the Wrong Response to Racism

Kaepernick’s Kneeling is the Wrong Response to Racism

September 22, 2016

By Paul Samson  Kneeling during football games seems to evoke a different sentiment since Tim Tebow’s popularized prayer stance back in 2011. Over the past several weeks, several NFL players have kn...

Annoying, Exasperating Homework May Have Purpose

Annoying, Exasperating Homework May Have Purpose

September 14, 2016

By Yujin Kim One thing students of all ages have in common is hatred of homework. At its best, homework is an annoyance that students only begrudgingly admit is helpful, but at its worst, it can be th...

Accounting for Anxiety: “Adulting” is a Daunting Task

Accounting for Anxiety: “Adulting” is a Daunting Task

September 14, 2016

Margarita Artoglou When I scroll through Facebook, I sometimes see articles promising to teach you how “to adult” and links that will provide you with 16 gifs that perfectly describe “adulting.” The w...

Safe Spaces: Sanctuaries From Harrassmesnt

Safe Spaces: Sanctuaries From Harrassmesnt

September 14, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Those who argue that safe spaces are part of a liberal agenda propagated by the “PC-police” unwittingly argue for people to feel unsafe. Safe spaces have historically been places ...

Citizen Apathy to Blame for Political Predicament

Citizen Apathy to Blame for Political Predicament

September 7, 2016

By Brianna Allard Over the next few months many of the conversations we will have with one another will revolve around the upcoming presidential election. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: who is it going to be? Rath...

Unpaid Internships Question Companies’ Morality

Unpaid Internships Question Companies’ Morality

September 7, 2016

By Briana Scalia  Internships have become both common and essential for the average college student. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, 65 percent of the nation’s graduating Class of 2015...

Stanford Liquor Ban is a Quick Fix, Not a Solution

Stanford Liquor Ban is a Quick Fix, Not a Solution

September 7, 2016

By Cole Coyer Stanford University recently announced a ban on hard liquor from undergraduate parties on campus in effort to combat binge drinking among students. The school defines hard liquor as anyt...

When Political Censorship Occurs, Rams Must Speak Out

When Political Censorship Occurs, Rams Must Speak Out

September 7, 2016

By Joe Moresky and Matt Johnson A defining pillar of what makes Fordham such a unique university is its tireless commitment to the ideals of Jesuit education. From our first classes to graduation, Rams are challenged to strive towards achieving socia...

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