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MLK: Radical Pacifist, Not Car Salesman

MLK: Radical Pacifist, Not Car Salesman

February 14, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen When most Americans think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they think of a civil rights leader who decried racism on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. They think of the abstract concept of a dr...

Adding Balance to Genius

Adding Balance to Genius

February 7, 2018

By Aislinn Keely When we think of genius, associated words like madness, eccentricity and extremism spring to mind, yet ‘healthy’ is nowhere near these synonyms. In an age where the wellness market has ...

Time To Talk Impeachment

Time To Talk Impeachment

January 31, 2018

by Briana Scalia During the Watergate era, the clear majority of Americans were not in favor of impeaching former President Nixon until August of 1974—the very month he resigned. In comparison, 6...

Late Night Thoughts and Lessons

Late Night Thoughts and Lessons

December 6, 2017

By Erin Shanahan As a freshman, I was told by an upperclassman that college is just a game you play while you wait for the weekend. However, this senior ideology passed down to me wasn’t my modus ...

An Ode to Tuesday Nights at The Ram

An Ode to Tuesday Nights at The Ram

November 29, 2017

By Margarita Artoglou I remembered I had to write the “From the Desk” this week like I remember most things: last minute. But I wasn’t worried, because if there’s anything being on The Fordham Ram’s s...

Kindness Will Never Be Old News

Kindness Will Never Be Old News

November 15, 2017

By Elizabeth Smislova I was the girl who had the words “Live, Love, Laugh, Dream” taped up on her bedroom walls in high school (suspend your judgement), and I fully believed that manifesting thos...

Contain Your Enthusiasm, “Curb” Is Back

Contain Your Enthusiasm, “Curb” Is Back

October 18, 2017

By Mario Nicastro When “Curb Your Enthusiasm’s” eighth season ended in 2011, “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David decided he needed a “break.” After a film, a stint on Broadway and a few cameos as Bernie ...

On Moving-Off and Growing Up

On Moving-Off and Growing Up

October 12, 2017

By Elizabeth Doty One of the most important factors during your time at college is arguably your living space. From the halls of Martyrs Jogues to the Salice-Conley suites, where you live undoubtedly affects how ...

When Parody Prevents Penalty

When Parody Prevents Penalty

September 20, 2017

By Jack McLoone                                                                                                                   Are we ever going...

The Value in Being Vulnerable

The Value in Being Vulnerable

September 14, 2017

By Taylor Shaw It’s really easy to convince ourselves not to talk to strangers; it’s been ingrained in our systems from the age of goldfish at snack time and show and tell. We’re warned against it because i...

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

Time for Athletic Body Standards to Shape Up

February 22, 2017

By Andrea Garcia As a spectator of multiple sports, I have observed the consistent spectrum of body types that various sports produce and even favor. Contact athletes are bulked, endurance athletes are tiny and lean and athletes of so...

Trump: America’s Pettiest President

Trump: America’s Pettiest President

February 8, 2017

By Tom Terzulli It has been a couple of weeks since Donald Trump came into office as President of the United States and there has been no shortage of controversial talking points. From the proposed Muslim ban, to the talks of buildin...

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