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Keenan hopes to get her YA fantasy story, “Catching Stars,”  published. (Courtesy of Cayla Keenan)

Junior Writes “Catching Stars,” Reaches for Sky

November 16, 2016

By Annemarie Marconi For most college juniors, finding the time between class, work and activities to crank out a 1,000 word essay is a challenge. But Cayla Keenan is not like most college juniors...

In the wake of Clinton’s  loss, Cabrey encourages us to continue the fight. (Courtesy of Flickr).

As Nasty Women, We Can Unite

November 16, 2016

By Erin Cabrey  A week has passed since the presidential election, which was a night of anticipation, shock and confusion. While I hoped to write my last column about the first female president, I, i...

Anja Asato successfully balances all of her responsibilities. (Courtesy of Anja Asato)

Junior Juggles Her Responsibilities With Ease

November 9, 2016

By Meghan Campbell For many students, transitioning into college can be tough, especially when you’re moving far away from home. But for Arizona-native Anja Asato, FCRH ’18, shifting into the Fordham lifes...

Aparna Nacherla’s act was a relatable and hilarious addition to Campus Activities Board’s Diversity Month. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Diversity Month Features Comedian Aparna Nacherla

November 9, 2016

By Kathryn Roberts  On Monday night, comedian Aparna Nancherla performed at Keating Hall as a part of the Campus Activities Board’s (CAB) Diversity Month. For Diversity Month, CAB has been working diligently to create...

Jack Luppen’s vocal strength has only improved after a year of touring in preparation for Hippo Campus’ debut album.  (Courtesy of Flickr)

New and Noteworthy Songs for November Listening

November 9, 2016

By Meredith Nardino  As the year comes to a close, it is evident that the music industry is entering a vastly eclectic phase. Chart toppers have spanned all genres, from cookie-cutter pop to groundbreaking indie. The en...

The Brooklyn Bridge offers stunning views at all times of day, but the sunset remains a special one for Andrea Garcia. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram)

DUMBO Offers Peaceful Beauty in the Busy City

November 9, 2016

By Andrea Garcia  There are millions of places to see in New York City, but this little Brooklyn neighborhood always leaves me dumbfounded. Even though I make the effort to visit monthly, I still remember the first time I ended up here...

Letterii ordered a diner classic: two eggs with home fries and toast. (Courtesy of Patrick Hood)

Webster Cafe: Time Spent in Breakfast Diner Paradise

November 9, 2016

By Caitlyn Letterii and Patrick Hood  Join Caitlyn Letterii, a manic pixie dream girl, and Patrick Hood, a hooker with a heart of gold, as they explore and critique the cheap eats available around the Bronx and Rose Hill campus. Sin...

Victoria’s Secret released a photo of Jasmine Tookes, stretch marks and all. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Popular Fashion Brands Embrace Body Positivity

November 9, 2016

By Kwamesha Joseph  In the midst of social justice and women’s empowerment movements, people are becoming more aware of the ways in which influential clothing and lifestyle brands contribute to societal issues such as bo...

McShane Shares Bucket List With Students

McShane Shares Bucket List With Students

November 9, 2016

By Diana Nelson  To kick off Ignatian Week at Fordham, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, president of the university, told students 20 things he said they should do before they graduate. The first item on the list, which he called “corny and obvious,” is f...

Theater is only one of Katie Dolan’s passions at Fordham University. (Courtesy of Katie Dolan).

Who’s That Kid? It’s Katie Dolan!

November 2, 2016

By Erin Shanahan  Katie Dolan, FCRH ’18, broke both of her legs this past year. In addition, she has kept up with her responsibilities as The Mimes and Mummers vice president, worked as the assistant director for an off-broadw...

The Met Cloisters feature several gardens modeled after those in medieval European monasteries, exuding peace. (Courtesy of Flickr).

The Met Cloisters: New York City’s Hidden Treasure

November 2, 2016

By Elizabeth Smislova  As a Washington, D.C. native, I adored the multitude of free and incredible Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. Throughout my life, I have turned to them as a refuge from a hectic lif...

Wonder Woman being named an Honorary Ambassador received backlash. (Courtesy of Wikimedia)

Wonder Woman Becomes Honorary Ambassador, Sparks Controversy Among Critics

November 2, 2016

By Victor Ordonez  Wonder Woman, a reasonably upstanding member of the superhero community, has been named an Honorary Ambassador for Empowerment of Women and Girls by the United Nations. Her goal: to achieve gende...

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