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Michael Bloomberg: Republican’s Ace in The Hole

Noah Osborne, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

At a time in which America couldn’t be more polarized in terms of party lines, the 2020 Presidential election is shaping up to be a big one. It is apparent that there is much at stake for both political parties, particularly the Democratic Party, which has experienced one of the largest politic...

Why Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day are Irreconcilable

Christopher Columbus is also the namesake of several landmarks in New York City, including Columbus Circle. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Mia Beverly, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

Not only should Indigenous Peoples Day replace Columbus Day, but America should let Christopher Columbus die.

Keep Diverse Heroes Shining in Hollywood

Recent studies have shown that a diverse cast does more to draw a bigger audience, and box office, to films. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Briana Scalia, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2019

It is easy to create a character who is jaded by the world, no matter how rightfully so, but to see a character overcome the unfairness of the world, in a heroic way nonetheless, is inspiring.

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

Briana Scalia, Operations Director, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2019

Never forget, when you’re on the Ram, you’re better than most.

The Wealth Tax is Worth the Price

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposed tax on household wealth above $50 million has drawn some criticism. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Collin Bonnell, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2019

Most of these billionaires will be left with immense fortunes, the size of which most Americans cannot comprehend. In return, average Americans will once again be allowed to enjoy the fruits of their labor.

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

November 13, 2019

Athletes should never be pressured into sacrificing their welfare for the benefit of a program, and it is abhorrent that Salazar and the rest of the Nike team would show such a severe lack of human decency by requiring their runners to do so. 

The War For Soldiers’ Mental Health

American veterans suffer from increased rates of mental health issues and suicide due to their experiences in combat. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Noah Osborne, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2019

If we can thwart the urges of suicide in our armed forces, we can truly say that through any haunting mental chasm set before us, America is not only the home of the free but the home of the brave.

My One and Only

My One and Only

Colette Nolan, Executive Editor

November 6, 2019

The Fordham Ram may be my one and only, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

When Nonprofits Profit: The Problem of Charity Misspending

When Nonprofits Profit: The Problem of Charity Misspending

Collin Bonnell, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2019

These groups have an obligation to be honest with the public about how they spend their money, and should remain true to their stated purpose of benefiting the public.

Taking Stock on ISIS and the Death of Baghdadi

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria, was killed by U.S. special forces. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Noah Osborne, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

Making this decision may not end the bloody war being fought in the Middle East, but it could be the next step in obtaining safety in America, and peace and diplomacy for Syria.

Set Your Clocks and Your Habits

Set Your Clocks and Your Habits

November 6, 2019

As the days continue to get shorter, colder and gloomier, healthy habits are crucial in combating symptoms of depression and other disorders that may be heightened during this time.

Digital Technology Spoils AP Style

Though certain AP rules had their uses when newspapers were primarily printed, they serve little purpose in this new digital landscape. (Hunter Benegas/The Fordham Ram)

Maggie Rothfus, Copy Chief

November 6, 2019

Though certain AP rules had their uses when newspapers were primarily printed, they serve little purpose in this new digital landscape.

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