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The Ram Fit Center in McGinley’s basement has reopened with limited space and equipment and a new reservation system. (Sarah Huffman/The Fordham Ram)

Ram Fit Center Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

October 28, 2020

The health and safety of our community is our main priority,” read the Fordham Ram Fit COVID-19 plan that was emailed out by Fordham Athletics.

OMA Pivots To Virtual Events for LGBTQ History Month

OMA Pivots To Virtual Events for LGBTQ History Month

October 28, 2020

This October, the OMA LGBTQ History Committee hosted a mix of virtual and in-person events to celebrate LGBTQ history month.

The fund will also support the new director of diversity, equity and inclusion, Kamille Dean. (Courtesy of Fordham Law News)

Fordham Law Recieves $3.5 million to Fund Racial Justice Initiatives

October 28, 2020

The acquired funds will serve many purposes, including expanding the Increasing Diversity in Education and the Law (IDEAL) program.

The CAB General Board is hosting a Halloween spirit week where participants can submit images of the day’s theme. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Clubs Plan Halloween Celebrations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

October 28, 2020

Many Fordham clubs, including Campus Activities Board, Fordham Experimental Theater, Mimes and Mummers and Fordham a capella groups have planned safe Halloween events built around coronavirus restrictions.

In the last week of the election cycle, Monika McDermott, a political science professor, said both candidates will continue to focus on increasing voter turnout. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Presidential Candidates Trump and Biden Engage in Final Presidential Debate

October 28, 2020

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden clashed over coronavirus response, national security and a host of other hot button issues in their final presidential debate on Thursday, October 22.

Although Dwyer did end up finishing a degree in general science at Fordham, he continued to crusade against injustices through commentary and storytelling for more than 40 years. (Courtesy of Twitter)

In Remembrance of Jim Dwyer

October 21, 2020

Jim Dwyer, FCRH ’79, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and the editor-in-chief of Volume 61 of The Fordham Ram, died on Oct. 8.

The new Rams Involved platform for student organizations has its pros and cons for student leaders. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Student Leaders Express Mixed Reviews of Rams Involved Platform

October 21, 2020

“Back when we used OrgSync, I would use the site nearly every day, with the new Rams Involved I don’t think I’ve even logged in the last month. It just doesn’t have enough utility at the moment,” said Annika Fagerstrom, FCRH ’21.

The Network aims to provide members of the Fordham community with history and resources related back to LGBTQ identity and for members of the community to identify other folks to be connected to, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff, Matos said. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Fordham’s LGBTQ and Ally Network of Support Reaches 10 Years

October 21, 2020

The LGBTQ and Ally network, launched in the fall of 2010, is run under the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA).

John Sanchez, district manager of Bronx Community Board 6, is working towards strengthening Fordham's relationship to the Bronx community. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Meeting John Sanchez: District Manager and Community Leader

October 21, 2020

John Sanchez, the current district manager of Bronx Community Board 6, said he has always wanted to serve his neighborhood.

The survey questioned 2,000 Fordham alumni about their experiences at Fordham’s undergraduate and graduate schools at both campuses. (Courtesy of FAAC Website)

Fordham Alumni Anti-Racist Collective Aims to Support ASILI’s Demands

October 21, 2020

Following its creation this past summer, FAAC has created social media pages, established a website, sent press releases to local newspapers and set up a regular newsletter.

As of Tuesday, Oct. 6, Rose Hill has reported 16 cases of COVID-19 in the last 14 days. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Students Informed of Additional Testing and Flu Shot Recommendations

October 7, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Marco Valera, vice president for Administration and COVID-19 coordinator, sent an email to the Fordham community stating that there will be two more rounds of mandatory COVID-19 testing.

Latinx heritage month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. (Courtesy of Fordham Latinx Heritage Instagram)

OMA Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

October 7, 2020

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) will continue to host Latinx centered events in honor of this month through Oct. 15.

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