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All Working Interns Deserve a Wage

October 16, 2018


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By Briana Scalia Internships have become not only common for the average college student, but essential. While some students apply for internships out of desire alone, the majority of students realize how vital it is for them to gain experience in the workplace before they graduate. In short, inter...

Stay Popular, Michelle Obama, Don’t Run in 2020

Stay Popular, Michelle Obama, Don’t Run in 2020

October 3, 2018


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By Ned Sheehan Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s 10-city tour to promote her upcoming memoir “Becoming” has become a sensation. Far from the subdued gatherings that one might assume make up a normal book tour, Obama sold out stadiums across the country and quickly added two more dates...

Blurring Lines for Brett Kavanaugh’s Blurry Conquests

Blurring Lines for Brett Kavanaugh’s Blurry Conquests

October 3, 2018


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By Noelle Theodoulou The #MeToo movement grew popular October of last year after allegations of sexual misconduct were made against Harvey Weinstein. As the viral movement spread, more victims felt encouraged to break their silence. A pivotal moment for the campaign was when 156 brave young women...

Stay Informed Even When Overwhelmed

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

When the news cycle is a perpetual downer, it’s easy to find yourself fatigued. Trying to stay informed can easily transition into trying to unclench your fists or fight back tears. Lately, the editorial board of The Fordham Ram has found staying in the know to be an equally arduous and distress...

What I Learned From The Ram

What I Learned From The Ram

October 3, 2018


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By Ryan Di Corpo As nostalgia is normally one of my dominant emotions, I would like to take this opportunity, as is custom, to reflect on my time writing for The Fordham Ram. My time spent with the The Ram has represented my first legitimate foray into the world of journalism. I wrote for my hi...

For American Students, Language Shouldn’t be so Foreign

For American Students, Language Shouldn’t be so Foreign

October 3, 2018


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By Rachel Gow I stared down at my paper, face fixed in a resentful scowl. The paper was my sophomore year Spanish final and no matter how hard I concentrated, searching the far-reaches of my brain in a desperate panic, I just couldn’t remember the preterite tense of hacer. Or poder. And maybe...

America’s Pastime is Still Great

America’s Pastime is Still Great

September 26, 2018


Filed under From the Desk, Opinion

By Emmanuel Berbari For a league established in 1869, anointed by many as the greatest game in the world and continually perceived as America’s pasttime, there is certainly an overwhelming amount of confusion. It’s no longer going to the game with your old man, eating a couple of hotdogs...

FEMA Must be in Full Force for Hurricane Florence Aftermath

FEMA Must be in Full Force for  Hurricane Florence Aftermath

September 26, 2018


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By Jana Tehfe It’s been a week since Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas, but it still continues to take its toll. Beginning as a Category 1 hurricane, it has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, but not before leaving destruction behind. Some parts of North Carolina have reported as...

Clinton and Keller Should Stay In Texas Curriculum

Clinton and Keller Should Stay In Texas Curriculum

September 26, 2018


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By Lydia Parker As of late, the discussion of women’s rights and experiences of discrimination have permeated schools, workplaces and our everyday lives. The #MeToo movement is a force to be reckoned with, as numerous sexual harassers and abusers have been called out in the entertainment i...

Don’t Bite on Deadly Shark Stereotypes

Don’t Bite on Deadly Shark Stereotypes

September 26, 2018


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By Christopher Dimieri On Sept. 15, a shark attack occurred off the coast of Cape Cod, leaving a family without a son. This attack was the second at Cape Cod this summer, but the first fatal shark attack in Massachusetts in more than 80 years, making it a catastrophic event for beach-goers ...

Bloom or Bust: Presidential Run Good for Democrats?

Bloom or Bust: Presidential Run Good for Democrats?

September 26, 2018


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By Collin Bonnell One of the largest crises facing the United States today is our rapidly expanding wealth gap. While America’s wealth gap is nothing new, our recovery from the Great Recession, during which government policies focused on bailing out banks which had taken excessive risks, has g...

DC and Disney are Helping Make TV Disappear

DC and Disney are Helping Make TV Disappear

September 26, 2018


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By Kelly Christ Television has been a staple of American culture since it was first made accessible to the average household. While the presence of television in the American home has yet to waver, the way in which Americans use it has changed drastically in recent years. The popularity of on...

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