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Fordham Nightly News Debuts Feature Package Format

October 9, 2013

  By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER   Regular watchers of Fordham Nightly News (FNN) may notice something different about the program this year. The channel debuted a new format on Oct. 7. “This year, we have just one anchor, and then we have two reporters and two interviewers, and then hopefully we have one editorial piece,” Ann Pierret, FCRH ’13, the head student producer at FNN, said. The anchor will give ...

Julian wong/The Ram Fordham will be receiving a main chapel of the Saint Ignatius Retreat House

Lack of Funding Blocks New Chapel’s Opening

September 19, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER The New York Jesuit Province is dividing the Saint Ignatius Retreat House at Inisfada, a historic 87-room mansion, which has been in its care since 1937. Fordham University will ...

Hughes Hall Awarded for Innovative Engineering

September 11, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Hughes Hall has been given an Award of Merit in Engineering News-Record’s Best New York Projects Competition for 2013. A total of 67 projects were nominated for the competition, according to Engineering News-Record. The entries were further divided into sub-categories. A five-judge panel named 37 winners in each category and will announce a best overall winner at a breakfast on Nov. 6. ...

Courtesy of Elizabeth Zanghi/ The Ram Campus Movie fest  causes people to rush for the video camera every year in hopes of winning the grand prize.
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Campus Moviefest in Full Swing

April 24, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Growing up, many Fordham students had dreams of one day going to Hollywood to enter the filmmaking business. Some have gotten the opportunity to make movies during their time on...

Father Ryan Delves into the History of ‘The Name of God’

April 17, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Catholics may be familiar with the Second Commandment, which states that one must not take the name of God in vain, but many may not know what the proper title for ‘God” even is. “The Name of God,” the title of the 2013 McGinley Lecture by Patrick Ryan, S.J., sought to define what God’s name is. Ryan’s lecture focused on the naming of God within the Jewish, Christian and Muslim trad...

Courtesy of Wikimedia As shown by A Question of Habit, the realities of nuns’ lives are quite different from idealized American perceptions.

Nuns Dispel Myths and Stereotypes, Kick the Habit

April 10, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER A panel discussion held by the Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies explored some of the differences between perception and reality of the life of religious...

Courtesy of Fordham Divest Members of the newly formed Fordham Divest show their support for the use of alternate energies at Fordham.

Students Push to End Fossil Fuel Investment at Fordham

April 3, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER It may seem unlikely that a small group of college students could change the future of the world, but that is exactly what Fordham Divest is seeking to do through its effort to get the Univ...

Photo by Dmitry Lovetsky/The Ram Pope Francis greets the community after his installment as pope and requested a moment of silent prayer.

Church Elects First Jesuit Pope, Campus Stands Proud

March 20, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Catholics worldwide are now under the leadership of Pope Francis, who was elected to office on March 13 in the wake of Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise resignation. On Tuesday, F...

Courtesy of HechoEnUSA wikimedia Scarsdale’s main issues that Stevens will face include reducing flood risks and improving the goverment’s transparency.

Fordham Assistant Treasurer To Become Scarsdale Mayor

March 6, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Bob Steves will soon be the only member of the Fordham faculty who can be addressed as “Mr. Mayor.” Steves, the assistant treasurer, is running unopposed in an election to be...

Li Yang/The Ram The introduction of printers to residence halls will hopefully make printing an easier process for many students.

Printers in Dorms Expected to Increase Ease, Convenience

February 20, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Fordham residence halls will soon have central printers, much like those that currently exist in the Walsh Library. O’Hare and Tierney Halls will be used as pilots for the new ...

Michael Hayes/The Ram No longer will students have to walk to O’Hare or Lowenstein to sign up for a Ram Van once the service is implemented fully through the my.fordham.edu portal.

Ram Van Office to Follow Online Trend

February 20, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Walking over to the Ram Van office in order to reserve a seat for a Ram Van ride will soon be a thing of the past. Instead, Ram Van sign-ups will now be available online, thanks t...

New Journalism Club Hopes to Unite Student Media Outlets

February 14, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Aspiring journalists have at their disposal several different ways to enter the industry, whether through print media, broadcast television or radio. Fordham’s media entities have largely operated independently of each other in recent years, something that is changing with the establishment of a new club called The Public Media Student Journalist Association. Club members consist of stude...

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