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In order for Americans to get past the violence caused by the missile strikes in Iraq, we must pay for the damage caused. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Aid Is Necessary For Closure of Iraq War

March 8, 2018

By Collin Bonnell It has been almost 15 years since Operation Iraqi Freedom was launched by George W. Bush. Since Bush gave his “Mission Accomplished” speech, what was presented as a small pre-emptive strike to...

Sprint hopes to become the first service network to run on 5G, giving them an edge over competitors, like Verizon. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

A 5G Network is Worth Sprinting After

February 14, 2018

By Emily Thompson When I first heard about Sprint releasing a 5G network, my first thoughts included: 1.) My 4G doesn’t even work properly. 2.) Does increasing the number make it better? 3.) What the heck is 5G? I am not the most technological person, so the idea of...

Apple Music has developed a substantial following from adult subscribers who had previously purchased Apple products.  (Courtesy of Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Apple’s Music Service has been Fruitful

February 14, 2018

By Sean Franklin This week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple Music was on track to overtake Spotify in U.S. subscriptions. Apple Music’s American subscriber base has been growing at about five percent a month, whil...

University Support of Minority Students Should Not Limit Itself to February

University Support of Minority Students Should Not Limit Itself to February

February 7, 2018

By the Editorial Board This February, Fordham joins the national conversation in celebrating Black History Month with on-campus programming at both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center. The Office of Multic...

Individuals may not feel that they are ready to decide on a college at seventeen but they must find the courage to do so (Photo Courtesy of Flickr).

Has the Age of Adolescence Changed?

January 31, 2018

by Brian Ma As folks say, “back in the good ol’, simple days...,” men and women married, took on social roles, matured and began the chapter of adolescence at an early age. According to an article published...

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Time To Talk Impeachment

January 31, 2018

by Briana Valentina 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, 64 percent of Americans oppo...

The feminist movement will continue to gain ground regardless of whether or not the President supports the cause (Kevin Stoltonberg/The Fordham Ram).

Inclusion and Equality Must Remain at Forefront of Women’s Marches

January 24, 2018

by Erin Cabrey The Women’s March in New York City last year, which occurred the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, was full of anger, frustration and rebellion in addition to immense hopefulness as an unprecedente...

False alarms, such as the ballistic missile threat in Hawaii, cause unneeded stress and potential harm to those in the area. (Courtesy of Flickr)

False Alarms are Truly Damaging

January 24, 2018

by Timothy Kyle The morning of Saturday, Jan. 13 residents of Hawaii were awoken by a text alert bearing this message: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Across th...

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The Greatest Showman Shines Bright

January 24, 2018

by Julia Comerford Directed by Michael Gracey, The Greatest Showman is a captivating musical drama film that entices an audience of all ages in telling the true story of P.T. Barnum’s life and his creation of the B...

President Trump must realize that his inconsistencies with managing Temporary Protected Status program must change. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Trump Must Regress Cuts for TPS

January 24, 2018

By Sean Franklin Earlier this week, President Trump decided to drastically curtail the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program. Under this program, migrants from parts of the world in crisis could seek residenc...

If students at Fordham University are forced to adhere to specific deadlines, their professors should also follow suit.(Courtesy of Flickr)

Tardy Teachers: The Forgotten “Section 3.1”

January 24, 2018

By Faustino Galante Section 3.1 of Fordham University’s Undergraduate Faculty Handbook makes clear that a deadline exists regarding when a professor must hand in final semester grades. The handbook mandates that grades b...

Living with Editor in Cheif Erin Shannahan has shown me that you can always make time for the things and people you love. (Courtesy of Colleen Granberg)

The Nightmare of Living with an Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2017

By Colleen Granberg My name is Colleen Granberg, and I have been roommates with the editor-in-chief of this publication, Erin Shanahan, for the last two years. While I’m sure that The Ram has thrived under her leadership (I wouldn...

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