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Aramark’s Ethical History

Aramark’s Ethical History

October 26, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer As most students know, Fordham University has recently switched food providers for on-campus dining from Sodexo to Aramark. What many students do not realize is that Aramark, which provides dining serv...

In New York City, it is illegal for people under the age of 21 to purchase tobacco products, despite being legal elsewhere. (Courtesy of Flickr).

Tough on Tobacco: In NYC, Wait Until 21 for a Drink and a Smoke

September 14, 2016

By Faustino Galante Tobacco is the easiest and most pleasant way to end your life slowly and steadily. Whether you like it in a pipe, in a paper littered with chemicals or even in the crevice betw...

Musings of a Terrified Senior

Musings of a Terrified Senior

September 7, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer The media often says millennials are “coddled” — and they are right. But we are not coddled because we demand safe spaces, free expression of gender identity, better systems o...

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

Students Still Powerless on Campuses

May 4, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer A constant tension seems to exist between professors and students on today’s campuses. As the discussion over political correctness, trigger warnings and the material taught in classrooms co...

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The Death of the Republican Party

April 13, 2016

By Joe Moresky  If anything has been accomplished during this election cycle it has been the death of the Republican Party as American voters have come to know it. Donald Trump’s unprecedented rise to pol...

Panelists at the event were all employed in various areas of biotechnology, and counseled students on entering the field (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia)

Space, Relative to You

February 24, 2016

By Elle Rothermich Last Thursday, a team of scientists announced the discovery of empirical data confirming the existence of gravitational waves, a major component of Einstein’s theory of relativity. ...

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Remembering Scalia’s Successes

February 24, 2016

By Joe Moresky It is a cutting reminder of the hyperpolarized nature of our political landscape when the death of a sitting Supreme Court Justice only begins to freshly sharpen partisan divisions. Fe...

Steinem's Flawed View of Female Voters

Steinem’s Flawed View of Female Voters

February 10, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Many will have heard that Gloria Steinem, a prominent figure in the feminist movement, made several problematic comments last weekend in support of Hillary Clinton. Steinem, who later...

You is Smart

You is Smart

February 3, 2016

By Elle Rothermich A new commercial series for TurboTax features a number of high-profile physicists aiding “everyday people” in the use of its tax preparation system. “You don’t need a genius to...

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Continuing Reform on Racism

January 27, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Last semester was a semester of fear, empowerment, hatred and acceptance in the Fordham community. Our school faced far too many incidents of racial discrimination and hate speech, bringing ...

Is Amazon Evil?

Is Amazon Evil?

November 4, 2015

By Mike Byrne Amazon is trying to win us back. The massive online retailer received harsh criticism over the summer pertaining to its treatment of employees and lack of benefits. A New York Times article, ...

Courtesy of Chenli Ye/The Ram Dean McPhee looks forward to transitioning into her new position as Dean of the Graduate School of Social Services.

Senior Scaries

September 13, 2015

By Catherine Kastberg It seems like only yesterday you were that starry-eyed, rosy-cheeked freshman wandering onto campus for the first time; the world was yours for the taking. No curfew, no parents — t...

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