The Fordham Ram

Costumes Do Not Give Consent

Costumes Do Not Give Consent

October 30, 2019

This Halloween, the Ram wants to formally remind everyone in the Fordham community that costumes do not equate to consent, that we must continually check our implicit biases and that the threat of sexual harassment requires our constant vigilance.

Philanthropic Clubs Host Halloween Festivities

Philanthropic Clubs Host Halloween Festivities

October 30, 2019

Fordham Dance Marathon, Up 'Til Dawn, and Special Olympics are all hosting their own Halloween themed event to benefit their parent organizations.

Halloween Brings the Franchise Back to its Roots

Halloween Brings the Franchise Back to its Roots

October 31, 2018

By Matt Dillon The newest Halloween is a direct sequel to the genre defining 1978 original film of the same name, taking place in the present day with the surviving characters returning alongside new o...

Snickers, Scares and Stereotypes

Snickers, Scares and Stereotypes

November 2, 2016

By Faustino Galante I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. I hate horror, I’m not really a candy buff and in my opinion, most Halloween costumes nowadays lack originality and humor (and fear, for that matter). Despite my opinions of the festiv...

UNICEF Fundraises Through Photography and Social Media

UNICEF Fundraises Through Photography and Social Media

October 26, 2016

By Theresa Schliep As Halloween rolls around, one would be hard pressed to miss Facebook photos of Fordham students campaigning for UNICEF. The club, revitalized in the spring 2016 by Monica Olveira, FCRH ...

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

November 4, 2015

Despite increased racial and cultural sensitivity among college students, cultural appropriation still plagues campuses when Halloween approaches. Although many people justify racist costumes by insisting...

Exploring Haunted Sites in the Bronx

Exploring Haunted Sites in the Bronx

October 28, 2015

By Michael Dobuski In case the crafty decorations in the windows, sudden popularity of horror movies or actual date on the calendar were not clear enough indicators, it is almost Halloween. This means it is time ...

Spooky Things To do This Halloween

Spooky Things To do This Halloween

October 28, 2015

By Amanda Giglio The scariest week of the year is upon us, and the best way to celebrate is to dress up in absurd costumes and watch the most terrifying movies of all time. If you are not sure what to do for ...

Reminiscing on Feel-Good Scares

Reminiscing on Feel-Good Scares

October 28, 2015

By Ellie Bruckner While the Halloween season has been upon us since the first few minutes of October, this week we will reach the peak and end of the season as we enter “Halloweek.” Although Halloween cele...

Binge Guide: “Hannibal”

October 28, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Psychological Thriller Seasons/Episodes: 3/39 Avg Episode Length: 42 minutes Available on: Amazon Prime What it’s about: Criminal profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy, Black Hawk Down) is recruited by the FBI Behavioral Science Unit to catch serial killers, thanks to his unique ability to fully empathize with others. Given that this skill involves fully immersing himself in the killers’ ...

For Halloween Costumes, Borrowing Ideas from Pop Culture

October 20, 2015

By Nicole Horton With Halloween quickly approaching, like many, I am unable to come up with an idea for a costume. Whether you are interested in dressing up as one of the most-buzzed about politicians,...

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