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Fordham students and companies see interning as an integral part of professoinal training, but many face obstacles. Christian Wiloejo/The Ram

Foreign Students, Job Trouble: Paperwork Impedes Foreign Students’ Internship Apps

November 5, 2014

By Laura Sanicola & Eddie Mikus While college students across the country vie for competitive internships to further their academic and professional careers, the process creates a wide array of challe...

Naison founded the group because he believes that over-testing has a  detrimental effect on students. Courtesy of Flickr

Professor Leads In Fight Against Excessive Testing

October 29, 2014

By Eddie Mikus Fordham’s Mark Naison, Ph.D. professor of African-American Studies and Oklahoma parent activist Priscilla Sanstead have taken an active role fighting reforms in the K-12 New York p...

Rowan Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, discussed Orthodoxy and the role humanity and divinity play. (Maria Ancona/The Ram)

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Talks Orthodoxy

October 1, 2014

By Eddie Mikus The Orthodox Christian Studies Center held its 10th “Orthodoxy in America” lecture on Sept. 30, featuring Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 until 2012 and the ...

Come Orientation this Fall, Fordham will see a more diverse student body. (Ram Archives)

Admit Rate at 47 Percent

August 2, 2014

By Eddie Mikus Fordham has sent out its acceptance letters for regular admission to the class of 2018. “We’ve had just about 19,000 students admitted, from a pool of just about 40,700 applicant...

Panelists discussed the seriousness of cyber threats, and advised on the best ways to safely share online information. (Dylan Demartino/The Ram)

Fordham Prepares for Cyber Security Rollout, Hosts Event

March 14, 2014

By EDDIE MIKUS & DYLAN DEMARTINO STAFF WRITERS Fordham University, along with Columbia University and New York University, has been selected to participate in the rollout of a new cyber security framework sponsored by the federal ...

Administration brings Lenten tradition to students, reflects Pope’s teachings. (Samuel Joseph/The Ram)

Campus Embraces Season of Repentance & Reflection

March 5, 2014

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER As students attending masses across campus know, Lent has arrived. Campus Ministry is planning several events to honor the Roman Catholic liturgical season, which begins on March ...

Fordham has found ways to maintain its core Jesuit values throughout time and apply them to an ever changing world.
 (photo by SAMUEL JOSEPH/THE RAM)

The Jesuit Way: Adapting to the Times

January 29, 2014

By EDDIE MIKUS From the time of its founding, Fordham University has emphasized values relating to its status as a Jesuit institution. The exact definition of those values, however, is not something th...

IT’s security breach compromised 1,674 accounts, and could have released harmful information to hackers. (Photo by Sam Joseph/The Ram)

Online Scam Targets Hundreds on Campus

January 22, 2014

By KATIE MEYER & EDDIE MIKUS NEWS EDITOR & STAFF WRITEROn Jan. 8, a mass email was sent out to 1,674 members of the Fordham faculty, staff and student body. It was sent from the account of Diane ...

At Fordham, It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Advent

December 4, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER   Fordham’s church is decked in purple, the Christmas decorations have started go up and, across campus, students have started counting down the days to Christmas; Advent is upon us. Campus Ministry has scheduled a number of events to help students celebrate the season and prepare for Christmas. “We will have all of our devotionals,” Fr. Philip Florio, S.J., vice president of Campus Ministry, said when asked what t...

Pilgrimage plays a vital role in many religions, with worshippers traveling to visit sites like the Western Wall in Jerusalem. (Photo by Wayne Mclean/Wikimedia)

McGinley Lecture Focuses on Importance of Religious Pilgrimages

November 20, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Across the globe, people of all faiths share the need to walk in the footsteps of their religious forefathers. Patrick Ryan, S.J. delivered a lecture on the role of P...

Fordham celebrated All Saints’ Day with six Masses throughout the day, far more than most universities offer. (Photo by Michael Rezin/The Ram )

Campus Ministry Faces Challenges Scheduling All Saints’ Day Masses

November 6, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Friday, Nov. 1 was a holy day of obligation for members of the Roman Catholic Church. As such, Catholics throughout the world were required to attend Mass. Fordham University...

Campus Ministry Puts a Price on the Value of Life

October 23, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER   Recently, Campus Ministry hosted a series of events to promote awareness among Fordham students about human trafficking as a worldwide issue. The events, which were conducted as part of a larger campaign by an organization known as New York City Price of Life, consisted of a panel discussion titled “Laboring Against Injustice” and a lecture titled “What’s The Price Of Life?...

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