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A 128 Team Tournament is Too Much Madness

A 128 Team Tournament is Too Much Madness

March 26, 2018

By Andrea Garcia The Final Four, the Elite Eight and the Sweet Sixteen. The last stages of March Madness, as in any other tournament, promote a level of exclusivity that rewards teams. Making it that far in a postse...

What The Odyssey Online Misses About Journalism

What The Odyssey Online Misses About Journalism

December 6, 2017

By Andrea Garcia How does an article get published? Since you are reading this article, it means that the words you are about to read have undergone the following steps since the idea for this article has come to fruition. ...

MLS Expansion Final Four

MLS Expansion Final Four

December 6, 2017

By Andrea Garcia This past week, the MLS announced the final four teams out of a pool of twelve minor league clubs that remain in contention for a bid to join the major league circle, including FC Cincinnati, Detroit FC, Nashville S...

eSports Entertainment is Done Playing Games

eSports Entertainment is Done Playing Games

November 15, 2017

By Andrea Garcia When I think of professional sports, I think of elite athletes who dedicate their bodies to their sport and train for hours, with winning as the only thing on their minds. I hear stadiums bursting ...

Man to Man: “It’s On Us”

Man to Man: “It’s On Us”

October 25, 2017

By Neil Joyce This past weekend, I was at an off-campus party with friends. In the span of five minutes, I saw three things happen: 1. A drunk guy tried to force a beer down a girl’s throat. 2. That same guy forced...

Capital Gaines Finds Meaning in Mistakes

Capital Gaines Finds Meaning in Mistakes

October 23, 2017

By Andrea Garcia Famous comebacks are the ones whose narratives have withstood time as the greatest challenges to adversity, such as Walt Disney, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan. Now enters Chip Gaines, HGTV star and New York Times ...

Timeflies Hits Spring Weekend Stage

Timeflies Hits Spring Weekend Stage

May 3, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt and Erin Cabrey  Saturday marked Fordham’s annual Spring Weekend concert, the pinnacle of the weekend’s festivities. This year’s lineup included student funk rock band Free Advertising, indie-pop group Prinze George and ...

News and Notes April 26-May 2, 2017

News and Notes April 26-May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya Squash Players Win CSA Student-Athlete Awards  The Men's College Squash Association honored three Fordham athletes among 50 total varsity players as CSA Scholar-Athletes, with the distinction going to ...

Rowing Competes at Kerr Cup

Rowing Competes at Kerr Cup

April 26, 2017

By Peter Valentino On the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 15, the Rams’ rowing teams competed in the Kerr Cup. The first varsity eight finished third, while the second varsity eight won the event. Th...

Trouble With “13 Reasons Why”

Trouble With “13 Reasons Why”

April 25, 2017

By Andrea Garcia Trigger warning: This article discusses suicide. Crowded hallways are the loneliest of places; it’s the feeling of loneliness that is exponentially more dangerous than physical isolation. “13 Reasons Why,” a new 13-episod...

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

February 22, 2017

By Andrea Garcia As a spectator of multiple sports, I have observed the consistent spectrum of body types that various sports produce and even favor. Contact athletes are bulked, endurance athletes are tiny and lean and athletes of so...

Swimming Sets 13 New School Records at A-10s

Swimming Sets 13 New School Records at A-10s

February 22, 2017

By Andrea Garcia After a two-week hiatus since the Rams’ senior day triumph over the UMass Minutemen, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads jumped back into a loaded racing schedule at the Atlantic 10 Championships. The four day c...

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