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After Seventeen Years, It’s Time to Leave Afghanistan

After Seventeen Years, It’s Time to Leave Afghanistan

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

"We are on a misguided, vaguely-defined, profit-driven mission into barren corners of the earth with no end in sight."

Care About the Content You Consume

Care About the Content You Consume

January 30, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Editorial Board of the Fordham Ram is first and foremost a group of undergraduate students who invest their time and energy into the publication of a weekly newspaper. In light of the recent media layoffs affecting countless journalists this past week alone, the grim prospects of the industry...

There Is a Common Ground on Abortion, But It’s Not What We Need

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Pro-choice supporters must see that this common ground solution is an indirect capitulation for them and their beliefs.

The World’s Policeman Must Maintain Peace in Somalia

The World’s Policeman  Must Maintain Peace in Somalia

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Like it or not, the United States is a superpower, and as such, we might as well use our powers to do good.

Judge, Jury and Executioner: Outrage in the Age of Trump

Judge, Jury and Executioner: Outrage in the Age of Trump

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

If a minutes-long video of a boy in a MAGA hat smiling is enough to provoke you to overzealous rage, you need to do some soul-searching and realize you’re just as complicit in the destruction of American political discourse as President Trump is.

The Need for Change in Catholic Schools

The Need for Change in Catholic Schools

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Something needs to change for Catholic schools before people begin to see every Catholic school student as having racist, classist, misogynist or homophobic views.

Gillette’s Controversy: Are Men Being Their Best

Gillette’s Controversy:  Are Men Being Their Best

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

If you were rubbed the wrong way by this commercial, I implore you to ask yourself why an ad that pushes men to respect other men and treat women better is so provocative.

Anti-Social Media

Anti-Social Media

January 30, 2019


Filed under From the Desk, Opinion

Instead of wasting time on social media, you should allot a specific amount of time in the day to use it.

Social Media and “You”

Social Media and “You”

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Social media is not essential to our lives. It makes itself essential through the network effect – the more people use it, the more useful it becomes.

Defend the Kurds

Defend the Kurds

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As the United States puts in more concrete plans to withdraw from Syria, it is important we continue to protect our local partners and those who have fought with us.

To Improve Veteran Care, Outsource Work to Private Sector

To Improve Veteran Care, Outsource Work to Private Sector

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

If decentralization of healthcare resources and freedom of choice can help veterans, it can certainly help everyone else.

Shame: Fordham Releases List of Abusive Priests

Shame: Fordham Releases List of Abusive Priests

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Yes, the administration’s decision to inform the Fordham community of the release of this list is a step in the right direction, but it by no means excuses its gross negligence.

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