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Veronica Quiroga, FCRH '20, interviewed Bronx residents about their experience with COVID-19 for her project. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Students Document COVID-19’s Effect on the Bronx

September 9, 2020

Through the research methods and the funds of the Bronx African American History Project, Quiroga’s own initiative,The Bronx COVID-19 Oral History Project, mirrors the BAAHP and was created to similarly broadcast and uplift the voices of ordinary Bronxites, many of whom are essential workers.

Fun and Grub: A Guide or What to Do and Where to Eat

Rachel Gow, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

It goes without saying that the college experience will look different this year than it has in years past. However, despite, and in some cases because of COVID-19 restrictions, there are many activities in the Bronx area and beyond for students to enjoy. It is essential to be responsible in your endeavors right now, but it is also essential to take care of your mental health, stop binge-reading the news (unless it’s the Ram...

We Must Not Ignore the Toll of COVID-19 on the Bronx

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

May 29, 2020

While most of us may be away from the Bronx, we cannot ignore the devastating situation facing the borough that we call home during the school year. 

Edgar Santana posts pictures of cars on his instagram @carsofthebronx. (Edgar Santana/ The Fordham Ram)

Edgar Santana Encapsulates The Bronx

December 4, 2019

Meet Edgar Santana, a Bronx photographer whose photographs capture daily life in the borough, and a lot of cars. His photos are on display on his Instagram page @esantana as well as @everydaybronx and...

Keynote speaker of the 50th anniversary celebration, Farrah Jasmine Griffin, posed with Fordham student, Veronica Quiroga.

Department of African and African American Studies Celebrates 50 years

November 13, 2019

When Professor Mark Naison, Ph.D., joined The Department of African and African American Studies at Fordham in the spring of 1970, it was just one-year-old and technically an “institute” rather than a “department.”

Tourists have flocked to the Bronx to take photos in the same place as an iconic scene from the

“Joker” Steps Attract Tourists to the Bronx

November 6, 2019

The steps featured in "Joker" are attracting a lot of tourists to the Bronx neighborhood they are located in. Some encourage the tourism while others condemn it.

Brigaid served healthy and well balanced lunches on it's food truck. Pictured above is cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce, Caesar salad, baked apples and milk.

“Fuel Our Kids” Initiative Provides Healthy Meals for Local Kids

September 17, 2019

Brigaid, a company that brings healthy meals to school kids, acquired a food truck this summer and distributed meals to kids around the Bronx.

Bronx Staple, Cuchifritos, Serves up Authentic Puerto Rican Food

Bronx Staple, Cuchifritos, Serves up Authentic Puerto Rican Food

September 17, 2019

The restaurant, just a few blocks from campus, has been a Bronx staple for Puerto Rican food since the 1980s.

Learn From Our Location

Learn From Our Location

September 11, 2019

The Bronx is and always has been a microcosm for larger conversations being had across the state, nation and globe.

Colette Nolan/The Fordham Ram

Bronx Night Market Brings Great Food, Music and Programming to Local Community

September 11, 2019

Bronx Night Market showcases local food vendors and businesses at its weekly event. The market will remain open every Saturday night from now through Oct. 26.

The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show offers attendees the chance to see a dazzling array of flowers. (Courtesy of Tommy Tedesco for the Fordham Ram)

Thousands of Orchids in Thousands of Hues: Botanical Garden Brings Singapore to the Bronx

April 10, 2019

Dress light, bring some water, and I am sure you will find the experience pleasurable.

Rini researched the history of African Americans and Italians in the Bronx. (Courtesy of Alison Rini)

Student Maps African American and Italian History in the Bronx

April 3, 2019

Alison Rini is creating an interactive map showcasing information from both the Bronx African American History Project and Bronx Italian American History Initiative.

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