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The Perils of Polarization

The Perils of Polarization

May 1, 2019

With an organized start to fixing the polarization that occurs in our society, I believe it will inspire private conversations of the same depth.

Act Your Age, Read Your Age

Act Your Age, Read Your Age

March 13, 2019

Adults are reading, though, and that’s all fine and well –– but their choice in books are crippling the market for adult fiction.

The End of the American Dream

The End of the American Dream

February 13, 2019

While deregulation and economic self-interest have resulted in unprecedented economic growth and increased productivity, they have also carried few benefits for the vast majority of Americans.

A Century of Excellence at The Ram

A Century of Excellence at The Ram

December 5, 2018

I hope future generations of Ram writers look back to what we did and feel we made the best sense of everything as we could. More importantly, I hope those future generations get to enjoy the bond we’ve been so fortunate to share.

When Words Fall Short

When Words Fall Short

November 28, 2018

By Taylor Shaw In high school, I was really big on quotes. I was the girl who would caption every Instagram post with any quote moderately relevant to my over-saturated selfie. I tweeted song lyrics, and...

I Found a Home

I Found a Home

November 14, 2018

By just writing my name down on a clipboard at a Club Fair in 2015, I found a home at Fordham.

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

September 19, 2018

By Colette Nolan   As a freshman at Fordham two years ago, this time of the semester was difficult for me. I struggled to form any solid friendships during my first semester of college. The ...

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

September 12, 2018

By Lindsay Grippo Over the summer, I started keeping a journal for the first time in a long time. Instead of writing formal, daily entries, I jotted down some thoughts I had each day. The entries ranged from my ...

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez When Disney announced that it was developing a movie steeped in the folklore of the Polynesian Islands, Pacific Islanders and those of Pacific Island descent were ecstatic. Here was finally ...

The Toxicity of Our Politics

The Toxicity of Our Politics

April 11, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan On Monday, the President of the United States described an FBI raid as “an attack on our country.” Sadly, no one batted an eyelash. Those words are appropriate for terro...

Celebrate Cinema Writers

Celebrate Cinema Writers

April 4, 2018

By Helen Stevenson The perfectly timed joke on your favorite comedy show, the chase scene that had you on the edge of your seat, the scene in that one movie that made you cry for hours – almost every one ...

Here Come the Yankees

Here Come the Yankees

March 14, 2018

By Joseph Esposito The New York Yankees have always been the team to beat; dominating baseball with 27 world championships. Notorious for spending big money to buy the best players, they have been despised b...

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