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Keeping Solidarity from a Distance

March 25, 2020

In trying times, a lot is changing around us, but I realize the only constants we have are the people around us.

(Hunter Benegas/The Fordham Ram)

Finding Home Away from Home

February 5, 2020

Pia has already learned one important lesson, and that is to never be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone, whether it be during or after college.

(Courtesy of the Fordham Ram)

Thank You, Man at Starbucks

January 29, 2020

The man at Starbucks told me to find what I was passionate about and follow it. I'd like to think he would be proud of me for finding and following that passion at the Ram, but I'll never know.

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

January 22, 2020

I have spent a great deal of time thinking about how I want to kick off Volume 102 here at the Ram. I am not entirely sure if a first-time editor is the right person for the job, but I will try my best. Toward...

The Thing We Do Together

The Thing We Do Together

December 4, 2019

You can teach anyone to write and edit, but you can’t teach them to care.

(Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Becoming a Writer at the Ram

November 20, 2019

To this day, I’m not entirely sure what possessed me to sign up for the news email list at my freshman year club fair. In part, I can blame former Editor-in-Chief Theresa Schliep for her encouraging wor...

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

A Sweet But Bitter Goodbye

November 13, 2019

Never forget, when you’re on the Ram, you’re better than most.

The Road I Took

The Road I Took

October 30, 2019

If participating in the Ram tears your intellectual, professional and emotional muscle tissue, the people you do it with continually teach you how to fill these gaps with stronger fibers.

Erica Scalise reflects on her 3 year-long tenure at The Fordham Ram. (Courtesy of Erica Scalise/The Fordham Ram)

My Little Corner of the World

October 16, 2019

I remember being as young as eight years old and feeling emotional at random, listening to my iPod nano, as my mother weaved through the traffic-ridden streets of Chicago. Life’s eternal questions plag...

(Courtesy of Julia Comerford)

An Ode to My Team

October 9, 2019

Thank you to every single one of you for being so patient, kind, and encouraging of me for the last three years.

(Courtesy of Ieva Astrauskaitè)

Bringing Meaning to Life

October 2, 2019

I was metaphorically slapped in the face by this senior who told me that having a dream, having something to work for, is what brings meaning to life--that it is not all about having more or doing more, but that having true happiness comes in the form of passion for even just one thing. 

Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram

Confessions of a Copy Chief

September 25, 2019

If I could sum up my experience, The Fordham Ram became a home where I have learned to grow into a better version of myself — professionally, interpersonally, linguistically, mentally and more.

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