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Students in Finlay Hall Find Harassing Comment on Door

September 7, 2016

By Cate Carrejo  Three roommates in Finlay Hall, all members of the LGBT community victim, were sexually harassed via comment written in permanent marker on their whiteboard. The three sophomores reported to campu...

Students should have more say in their curriculum or classroom environment. (Courtesy of Flickr).

New Communication Majors Redefine Fordham’s Popular Department

September 5, 2016

By Cate Carrejo The Communication and Media Studies (CMS) department overhauled its curriculum and introduced four new majors this semester. The department added majors in Journalism, Digital Tech...

Cate Carrejo witnessed White House Press Core discuss challenges of political journalism in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of Cate Carrejo)

Reporter’s Notebook: College Reporter Day With Obama

May 4, 2016

By Cate Carrejo  As part of President Obama’s new educational initiatives, the White House staff organized the inaugural White House College Reporter Day, which allowed 50 students from universities ac...

Smithsonian Secretary Named Commencement Speaker

April 28, 2016

By Cate Carrejo Fordham announced Thursday that David Skorton, M.D., the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., will address the graduates of the Class of 2016 at the university's 171st commencement ceremony in May. Skorton previously served as the president of both the University of Iowa from 2003 to 2006 and Cornell University from 2006 to 2015, when he was named Secretary of the Smithsonia...

Some students have to commute hours to access research equipment that the university does not provide. (Casey Chun/The Fordham Ram)

Non Pre-Health Science Majors Face Additional Challenges

April 27, 2016

By Maliha Gul  Elaina Weber, FCRH ’16, is a biology major who hopes to one day earn a Ph.D. in either infectious disease or virology. Until the summer of her sophomore year at Fordham, she was on...

The Model UN team’s short history including four wins at a local conference. (Courtesy of Roslyn Kutsch)

Model UN Team Wins Four Awards

April 20, 2016

By Cate Carrejo  Fordham’s newly formed Model United Nations Club won four outstanding performance awards last weekend at the 7th annual New York University Model United Nations Conference.  Ei...

A representative from the Teamsters union said that Aramark is anticipated to maintain current food services employees, as well honor most of their previous contract stipulations. (Ram Archives)

Aramark Expected to Keep University Staff

April 20, 2016

By Theresa Schliep and Cate Carrejo Following the recent change in food service providers at Fordham, Sandy Pope, a Teamsters 818 Union representative of Fordham’s food service workers, told The Fo...

Bloomberg Ranks Gabelli No. 27

Bloomberg Ranks Gabelli No. 27

April 20, 2016

By Theresa Schliep and Cate Carrejo Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business (GSB) broke the top 30 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016” list. This rankin...

Bernie Sanders Visits Arthur Avenue

Bernie Sanders Visits Arthur Avenue

April 18, 2016

  By Mark McNulty and Cate Carrejo Presidential Candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders made an unannounced visit to Michelangelo's in Little Italy on Arthur Avenue and 189th Street on Monday, th...

Fordham Acceptance Rate Drops

April 13, 2016

By Cate Carrejo Fordham Universiy Enrollment services released statistics to The Fordham Ram on the class of 2020. According to Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Enrollment John Buckley, the university admitted just under 44 percent of the record 44,697 applications, about a four-point drop from the class of 2019’s acceptance rate. Students who applied regular decision were notified of their acceptances by April 1. Madi...

Professor Percesepe invited Maurice Smith to his Philosophy of Human Nature class to discuss law, sports and Plato. (Cate Carrejo/The Fordham Ram)

NFLPA Exec Combines Philosophy and Football

April 6, 2016

By Cate Carrejo Professor Gary Percesepe’s philosophy of human nature class hosted a guest lecturer DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA)...

Emma DeGrace has a passion for science,  but still finds time to pursue various artistic endeavors on campus.

Rose Hill Junior Juggles Science and the Arts

April 6, 2016

By Cate Carrejo Growing up, Emma DeGrace, FRCH ‘17, always saw a place for herself in the science world. Her mother, Nancy, is an analytical chemist who has worked at major corporations including Astra...

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