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Minimizing Spread of Virus Means Self-Sacrifice and Accountability

Katie Schulte, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

There is no need to panic, but there is a need to prepare and to stay informed. The strong measures being put in place by local and federal governments are to protect people, specifically those that may be critically affected.

Increasing Campaign Spending Limits Presidential Possibilities

The funding of presidential campaigns play an important role in the election. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Taylor Herzlich, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Although the amount of money a candidate has certainly does not provide a direct correlation to voter popularity, as campaign funding is still an extremely important aspect of the race towards the presidency.

Debate Pushes Frontrunner Biden to Shift Further Left

Senator Bernie Sanders faced off against frontrunner former Vice President Joe Biden. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Kyle Chin, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

Sanders has chosen to remain in the race to use whatever leverage he still has to move Biden leftward and in doing so build some appeal to progressives.

Remembering the Meaning of Faith in Trying Times

The suspension of Mass services has been controversial in the Christian community. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Fiona Chen, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

Such an unusual time should be recognized by Christians to recognize that a church cannot be defined by its building, but rather its community.

The Role of Institutional Language in Elitism

Social worth must not be tied to vocabulary abilities. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director Emerita

March 25, 2020

It is critical to remember that a complex vocabulary does not equate to inherent intelligence, and that, in turn, being "smart" in the instituionalized sense must not dictate perceived social worth.

A Necessary Caution With an Abrupt Goodbye

A Necessary Caution With an Abrupt Goodbye

March 13, 2020

We understand and support the university for making the best decision for the health and safety of the Fordham community. That being said, missing the rest of the spring semester brings a feeling of loss for many students.

Super Tuesday Proves Its Political Power

Super Tuesday proved to have the ability to make or break a campaign. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

It is emphatically clear that Super Tuesday is to be treated with an elevated sense of urgency, as the day has the potential to make or break many campaigns.

Representation in Politics Hindered by Electability

This year's pool of Democratic candidates was the most diverse yet. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

March 11, 2020

With President Trump in office, many Democrats prioritzed electability over policy in their candidate so as to ensure a victory for their party.

The Reality of the Taliban Peace Talks

Ending the war in Afghanistan is a tall task for the United States. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Allison Lecce, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

If we end the war just to end it, without effective precautionary measures, there will be serious repercussions.

Social Media Alters Election Etiquette

Social media plays an important role in the election process. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Taylor Herzlich, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The internet has become an extremely powerful tool for politicians, and if this new development in Facebook's policies continues, it will allow for a sort of brainwashing to take place.

Staying Informed Amid Uncertainty

Staying Informed Amid Uncertainty

March 11, 2020

While we do not know what may lie ahead, the Ram remains committed to updating the Fordham community as best we can.

Learning to Think Before You Tweet

In the digital age, plagiarism on social media platforms should be taken as seriously as other forms. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director Emerita

March 4, 2020

In our increasingly digital age, plagiarism can look quite different from the definitions we were given in grammar school.

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