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Members of the Fordham community were forced to adjust quickly during coronavirus cancellations. (Courtesy of Ram Archives)

Fordham Community Expresses Uncertainty Amid COVID-19 Cancellations

March 19, 2020

Fordham students, professors and local businesses expressed their thoughts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Janaya Khan is a Black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist who founded Black Lives Matter in Canada. (Abbey Delk/The Fordham Ram)

Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Canada Invited to Fordham as Keynote Speaker

January 29, 2020

Khan was invited to be a keynote speaker as part of Fordham’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week 2020 celebration, put together by the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer.

Fordham students are both users and creators on the Tik Tok app. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Fordham Students Are Famous on TikTok

October 30, 2019

Many people find TikTok enjoyable because of the number of available features. The platform allows users to share videos of themselves dancing, collaborating with other creators, making funny faces with different filters, completing different trending “challenges” and more. 

Fordham unveiled a new social media policy this week

University Updates Social Media Policy

October 8, 2019

Fordham has revealed an updated social media policy focusing on topics such as applicability and scope, content guidelines, reporting guidelines, official Fordham social media account recognition and faculty and staff personal social media accounts/posts.

(Courtesy of Twitter)

White Claw Shortage Affects Community

September 18, 2019

The Fordham Ram evaluated the national trend and crisis on a local level: How has the White Claw shortage affected 21 and over Fordham students, their lifestyles and local businesses?

Fordham Sees Mixed Success in University Rankings

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor

September 12, 2019

After a series of rankings by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and Forbes showed mixed success for Fordham, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, said the school’s rankings are not where the university wants to be. “The effort is complicated by the fact that the rankings don’t all use the same criteria, and some of those criteria are in opposition (for example, selectivity and social...

Colleen Cochran, FCRH '21, researches coastal management and climate change (Courtesy of Colleen Cochran).

Research: Sophomore Works on Coastal Management Research

January 23, 2019

Colleen Cochran plans to pursue a career in environmental policy. As a sophomore she has already worked on several research projects on coastal managment.

Courtesy of United Student Government

USG Hold First Meeting of the Year

January 23, 2019

USG discussed multiple issues and initiatives at it's first meeting of the year.

Kathleen Rocco (left) and Konfino (right) with Executive Digital Director of Vanity Fair and Fordham alumnus Mike Hogan. (Courtesy of Kate Konfino)

Alumnus Mike Hogan Talks Work at Vanity Fair

December 5, 2018

Hogan majored in English and minored in philosophy during his time at Fordham.

Following national trends, Fordham students are studying humanities less with a drop from 595 students to 482 (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram).

Humanities See Drop in Students, Fordham Follows National Trend

November 28, 2018

Following national trends, Fordham students are studying humanities less with a drop from 595 students to 482.

A panel of students, staff and community members discussed how to improve the relationship between Fordham and the Bronx at the community relations town hall last week (Joergen Ostensen/The Fordham Ram).

Panelists Talk Community

November 28, 2018

At the Fordham-Bronx community relations town hall, panelists addressed the disconnect between Fordham and the Bronx community, and how that divide can be closed going forward.

Dr. Mark Naison poses with Lizzy Grant, now know as Lana del Rey, during her time as a student in his Rock & Roll to Hip-Hop class (Courtesy of Mark Naison).

Uniquely-Structured Courses Draw Higher Student Interest

November 7, 2018

Fordham's popular classes range from Dr. Mark Naison's "Rock & Roll to Hip-Hop" to Prof. Francis Petit's "Sports Marketing" to Dr. Scott Poulson-Bryant's "Stayin' Alive: Performing Race and Ethnicity in 1970s Literature and Popular Culture."

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