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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...

Jayda Fransen has been notorious for tweeting anti-Muslim posts, but that does not give the Trump licence to retweet (Courtesy of Flickr).

POTUS Tweets Continue to Mistreat Muslims

December 6, 2017

By Faustino Galante On Sept. 20, 2017, First Lady Melania Trump established a new campaign against bullying at a United Nations luncheon. She specifically expressed her concern with cyberbullying, stating, “We must tur...

Get Out should definitely be nominated for a Golden Globe Award, but the film is not so much a comedy as it is a drama film (Courtesy of Flickr).

Get Out’s Place at the Golden Globe Awards: A Comedy in a “Sunken Place”

December 6, 2017

By Dominic Arenas A horror movie about the black minority experience, Get Out, will compete as a musical/comedy, not as a drama motion picture, at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Although some aspects of film are comed...

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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...

Prenatal testing may lead to an increase in abortions if mothers discover that their child has a disability before it is born.

Genetic Testing Puts Fate to the Test

November 29, 2017

By Angelina Caruso Like most people, there is someone in my life who has a disability. For me, Ally is this someone. What began as an effort to become friendly with our neighbors evolved into a beautiful friendship between m...

In order for the gender wage gap to be equalized, more females need to be awarded high ranking positions, such as CEO (Courtesy of Flickr).

How We Can Limit Mass Shootings

November 15, 2017

By Brad Sylvester Another day, another mass shooting. At least, that’s what it feels like these days. On Sunday, we witnessed yet another horrific massacre in which a suspect murdered 27 unarmed churchgoers in S...

Our society’s problem with the media is not fighting fake news, but rather not wanting to actually fight fake news (Courtesy of Twitter).

The Fakest News of All: The Desire for Real News

November 15, 2017

By Jan-Carl Resurreccion It was not so long ago that a major news network promised to call apples “apples” even while others were calling them “bananas.” In an age of lies we call “fake news,” news consumers labor to f...

Joe Kennedy III is the perfect candidate to lead the Democratic Party to a sucessfull 2020 general election result (Courtesy of Flickr).

Hindsight 2020: Why the Democrats Should Support an Old Name for a New Direction

November 15, 2017

By Collin Bonnell When my little brother, Duncan, and I first heard of Bernie Sanders and his dream of a new America, we quickly became inspired. As young radicals, we understood that his promise of change could tran...

Although eSports require limited physical exertion, the sport has grossed billions of dollars in revenue and is still growing (Courtesy of Flickr).

eSports Entertainment is Done Playing Games

November 15, 2017

By Andrea Garcia When I think of professional sports, I think of elite athletes who dedicate their bodies to their sport and train for hours, with winning as the only thing on their minds. I hear stadiums bursting ...

As more prominent  sexual assault scandals arise in Hollywood, producers and screenwriters will be under closer watch (Courtesy of Flickr).

Sex is Selling Out the Hollywood Elite

November 15, 2017

By Fasutino Galante On Oct. 5, 2017, sexual misconduct accusations against American producer and former film executive Harvey Weinstein surfaced. Weinstein, according to his accusers, allegedly committed acts of sexual a...

Facebook’s news subscription service will allow its members to select which news media sources they want to follow (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram).

Facebook’s Subscription Promises Payoff for All

November 15, 2017

By Leonard Chiang Per the Wall Street Journal, the app’s Instant Articles feature is due for an experimental upgrade in the form of a paid subscription service. The temptation to label this as a PR distraction is s...

The inditement of Paul Manafort has no association to President Trump in regards to an alleged collusion with Russia (Courtesy of Flickr).

Manafort’s Swamp Draining Should Not Dirty Trump’s Presidency

November 15, 2017

By Timothy Kyle “Drain the Swamp” is not simply a campaign-savvy phrase spouted at political opponents, as those in Washington are quickly learning. On Monday, the Robert Mueller-led FBI team formally indi...

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