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Fordham Makes Efforts to Raise Yield

February 1, 2017

By Aislinn Keely For the past five years, Fordham has had a steadily declining yield rate from 12.9 percent for the class of 2016 to 10.8 percent for the class of 2020. As acceptances begin finding their way to pr...

USG sponsored an initiative by senator Wetzler that will have Fordham compensate students for unpaid internships. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram)

USG Approves Three New Clubs

January 25, 2017

By Erin Shanahan United Student Government at Fordham Rose Hill approved three more student clubs while tabling the approval of a fourth club, Rose Hill Film Society, at its first public meeting of the semester this past Tuesday....

Fordham IT steps up log-in security which now requires users to sign in on a separate device when prompted. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Fordham IT Increases Log-In Security

January 25, 2017

By Robert Palozzolo Cybersecurity — or, the lack thereof — is all over the headlines these days, prompting governments, businesses, universities and even individuals to bolster their electronic defenses. For...

The Price of a College Degree

The Price of a College Degree

January 25, 2017

By Kathryn Wolper The Washington Post reports that consumers over 60 now hold $66.7 billion in student loan debt. This figure has grown from $8.2 billion in 2005. Seventy-five percent of this debt was incurred on behalf of chi...

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New York is My Campus

January 25, 2017

  By The Culture Editors Kerry James Marshall’s Mastry Through Jan. 29 Met Breuer, 945 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021 The Met Breuer, an offshoot of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, features the largest retrospective of ar...

Fordham Athletes of the Week 01/25/17

January 25, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya   Antwoine Anderson Junior Basketball Anderson knocked down the game-winning jumper against VCU on Wednesday to beat the buzzer. He poured in 15 points to go along with three rebounds, three assists and only ...

Tennis Plays at NJIT  Invitational

Tennis Plays at NJIT Invitational

January 25, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya   Fordham Women’s Tennis returned from a three-month hiatus, as the team traveled to Newark to participate in the NJIT Winter Invitational. Unlike many collegiate sports, there is no one true season for tennis. ...

Facilities is planning changes to make Collins, a building that poses challenges to disabled students, more accessible. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram).

Rose Hill to Be Completely Wheelchair Accessible by 2018: Valera

December 7, 2016

  Victor Ordonez Upon the completion of Collins Hall, one of three projects currently being reviewed by Facilities Management, Fordham University’s “Rose Hill campus will be completely wheelchair ...

Track Starts on Right Foot

Track Starts on Right Foot

December 7, 2016

By Tom Terzulli  History was on display at the Fordham Season Opener on Friday night. Tom Courtney, former NCAA Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, was honored with a banner commemorating his stellar...

Alex Jahns had 10 saves and only let up seven goals in Fordham's stunning victory. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Water Polo Notches Historic Victory

September 28, 2016

By Tom Terzulli Fordham Water Polo’s three- game road trip this past weekend culminated in history. With Saturday’s thrilling 14-13 overtime victory over Navy, the Rams topped the Midshipmen for the first time since 1981. ...

As FUEMS celebrates its 40th year of operation, they look forward to a new ambulance and increased participation. (Mary Alice Brodowski for The Fordham Ram)

FUEMS Looks Back on 40 Years of Service

September 22, 2016

By Alex Brennan  Emergency services at Fordham University started with fanny packs with simple medical supplies, according to Heather Cahill, FCRH ’18 and chief of Fordham University Emergency Medic...

The New York Police Department deemed the message written on the whiteboard of a student as

Students in Finlay Hall Find Harassing Comment on Door

September 7, 2016

By Cate Carrejo  Three roommates in Finlay Hall, all members of the LGBT community victim, were sexually harassed via comment written in permanent marker on their whiteboard. The three sophomores reported to campu...

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