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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 ...

College can be stressful, which is why meditation mightbe a good option for students at universities who have anxiety. (Caleb Roenigk/Flickr)

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...

Colin Kaepernick, quaterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has faced scrutiny for kneeling during the national anthem. (Brook Ward/Flickr)

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...

Homework is a source of stress for many students, some of whom may turn to performance-enhancing drugs. (Courtesy of Flickr)

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...

Contrary to what baby boomers might think, students of our generation face a considerable amount of stress. (Joshua Brown/Flickr)

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...

The recent bias incident in Finlay Hall underscores the importance of students’ right to feel safe on campus. (Ram Archives)

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 ...

Many voters may be discouraged from voting since the two presidential candidates are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Courtesy of Flickr

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...

Ivanka Trump’s company recently published an article by its two unpaid interns, offering money-saving advice. Courtesy of Flickr

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...

Cornell University’s College Republicans did not endorse Donald Trump and now face backlash from higher-ups.

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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College is Still a Worthwhile Investment

May 4, 2016

By Andrew Santis The year 2012 seems like a long time ago. There was Barack Obama’s historic re-election, Amanda Bynes’s DUI arrest and we cannot not forget the Drake-Chris Brown brawl. Many t...

The students and faculty of Umpqua Community College have a moment of silence for the 10 students killed in a shooting. (Courtesy of Flickr).

Preserving Rights Over Lives: America’s Gun Obsession

May 4, 2016

By Kristen Santer Guns are making their way to college campuses. Tennessee became one of the 10 states to allow concealed guns on college campuses. On May 2 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam allowed the bill to...

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