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Battle Over GOP Wives Reveals Candidates’ Sexism

Battle Over GOP Wives Reveals Candidates’ Sexism

March 30, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou  Although I have not witnessed many presidential campaigns, I am positive that the 2016 election is one of the nastiest in history, and the republican candidates — particularly Donald Trump, who...

The Understandable Appeal of Donald Trump

The Understandable Appeal of Donald Trump

March 9, 2016

By John Christen  Jeb Bush dropped out of — or should I say, was bullied out of — the presidential race on Feb. 20. Despite having raised over $100 million in super-PAC funds as the inevitable ...

Ex-Con, Ex-Alcoholic: A Ram’s Tale

Ex-Con, Ex-Alcoholic: A Ram’s Tale

March 9, 2016

By Anonymous  Editors’ note: It is the policy of the Ram not to publish anonymous articles or op-eds. An exception has been made for this writer due to the personal nature of the content. The editors...

No Candidate Triggers Gun Control Discourse

No Candidate Triggers Gun Control Discourse

March 9, 2016

By Matt Calhoun  It is only early March, yet 2016 has been one of the most politically and emotionally charged presidential races the United States has ever seen. Candidates, both left and right, have been...

No Laughing Matter: Comedy Trivializes Politics

No Laughing Matter: Comedy Trivializes Politics

March 9, 2016

By Samuel Farnum  Ventures into comedy for presidential hopefuls have become increasingly common since the 2008 election. In that year, the American public would see Barack Obama running a circuit of late night appear...

NY Sexual Assault Policies Set Example for Nation

NY Sexual Assault Policies Set Example for Nation

March 9, 2016

By Jaclyn Weiner Since the introduction of the most recent New York state sexual assault policies, the number of reported offenses has risen exponentially. CBS New York reported that the number of schools that are u...

OrgSync Events Calendar Leaves Much to be Desired

OrgSync Events Calendar Leaves Much to be Desired

March 9, 2016

By Rebecca McSween It is frustrating to find out about an event days after it has occurred. In the past year, a host of high-profile speakers have visited Fordham: Katie Couric, Brandon Stanton of Humans of New ...

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Criminal History in College

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Criminal History in College

February 24, 2016

By Jaclyn Weiner Many colleges throughout the country question applicants on their criminal history. According to a study done by the Center for Community Alternatives, a non-profit agency that promotes justice and a ...

What Kesha’s Case Reveals About Sexism in the Music Industry and Beyond

What Kesha’s Case Reveals About Sexism in the Music Industry and Beyond

February 24, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou For the past couple of years, fans of pop music — or any sane person with ears, really — have been wondering when Kesha (formerly stylized as Ke$ha) would grace the world with her ne...

A Note to My College: Don’t Baby Me

A Note to My College: Don’t Baby Me

February 24, 2016

By Olivia Cooley  In a recent New York Times article “The Sheltering Campus: Why College is Not Home,” A. Douglas Stone and Mary Schwab Stone accused college administrations of “sheltering” students and thus ...

Innovative Dorms Could Improve Racial Bias

Innovative Dorms Could Improve Racial Bias

February 10, 2016

By Kacie Candela At the University of Connecticut, applications are now open for the ScHOLA2RS House, “a scholastic initiative to groom, nurture and train the next generation of leaders to address...

How to Make Fordham More Sustainable

How to Make Fordham More Sustainable

February 10, 2016

By GSAS  At Fordham University, we strive to enrich our lives and the lives of those around us through the principles of a Jesuit education. The Society of Jesus, founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola i...

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