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Editorial: Fordham’s Missed Connection – Networking

Editorial: Fordham’s Missed Connection – Networking

March 9, 2016

By The Editorial Board Last month, The Fordham Ram reported that more than 10 percent of graduates from the class of 2015 were still unemployed. It is hard to fathom that for many of our classmate it ...

Editorial: Apple vs. FBI on National Security

Editorial: Apple vs. FBI on National Security

February 24, 2016

This week, the editorial board’s opinions were split on the on-going national security issue between the FBI and Apple. The following are the two opposing views on the issue. Editorial | In Defense of th...

Editorial: Barely Enough is Not Enough, Mental Health Resources Must be Prioritized at Rose Hill

Editorial: Barely Enough is Not Enough, Mental Health Resources Must be Prioritized at Rose Hill

February 10, 2016

By The Editorial Board Two student suicides at one school occurring in a two week period is an obvious tragedy and a cause for concern. The recent deaths of two Fordham Preparatory students have brought the...

Editorial: Come April, Let Us Be Iowans

Editorial: Come April, Let Us Be Iowans

February 3, 2016

By The Editorial Board If the 2016 presidential election ends up getting a chapter in future U.S. history books, as we predict it very well might, then the Iowa caucus will be deserving of at least a pag...

Editorial: Incorporating the Year of Mercy into Your Semester

Editorial: Incorporating the Year of Mercy into Your Semester

January 26, 2016

Last month, Pope Francis declared this year to be the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, otherwise known as the Year of Mercy. For the Roman Catholic church, it is a period of remission of sins and pardon,...

Editorial: Reflecting on 2015 and Looking to the New Year

Editorial: Reflecting on 2015 and Looking to the New Year

December 2, 2015

When we began the second half of the volume, we laid out a handful of important issues for the Fall semester. On the list was sexual assault, campus sustainability, free speech, college debt and Residential...

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

November 4, 2015

Despite increased racial and cultural sensitivity among college students, cultural appropriation still plagues campuses when Halloween approaches. Although many people justify racist costumes by insisting...

Editorial: Drop the Presentation, Get to the Lecture

Editorial: Drop the Presentation, Get to the Lecture

October 28, 2015

With the advent of new technologies, nearly all levels of education, from grammar schools to college classrooms, have welcomed new modes of learning. Among them is active learning, which implements group...

Editorial: Campus Shooting Points to Necessary Change

Editorial: Campus Shooting Points to Necessary Change

October 7, 2015

Last week, when nine people were killed in a senseless shooting at an Oregon community college, the national dialogue launched into what has become, as President Barack Obama stated, a “routine.” Many...

Editorial: Trigger Warnings in College Classes

Editorial: Trigger Warnings in College Classes

September 30, 2015

By The Editorial Board This summer, an article in the Atlantic received considerable attention for criticizing American universities’ use of trigger warnings on course material that might cause an e...

Editorial: What We Hope to Hear From Pope Francis

Editorial: What We Hope to Hear From Pope Francis

September 23, 2015

By The Editorial Board  Pope Francis’ presence in the United States this week will be felt by everyone. After three days in Washington D.C., he will spend two days in New York, including stops at St. Pat...

Editorial: Addressing Bias Crimes on Campus

Editorial: Addressing Bias Crimes on Campus

September 16, 2015

On Sunday, an African-American student returned to his residence in LaLande Hall to find that a racial slur had been scratched into his door, according to an email from Public Safety. “The room’s...

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