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Some students have to commute hours to access research equipment that the university does not provide. (Casey Chun/The Fordham Ram)

Non Pre-Health Science Majors Face Additional Challenges

April 27, 2016

By Maliha Gul  Elaina Weber, FCRH ’16, is a biology major who hopes to one day earn a Ph.D. in either infectious disease or virology. Until the summer of her sophomore year at Fordham, she was on...

Emma DeGrace has a passion for science,  but still finds time to pursue various artistic endeavors on campus.

Rose Hill Junior Juggles Science and the Arts

April 6, 2016

By Cate Carrejo Growing up, Emma DeGrace, FRCH ‘17, always saw a place for herself in the science world. Her mother, Nancy, is an analytical chemist who has worked at major corporations including Astra...

Women face inequality in STEM fields. Courtesy of Wikimedia

A Day in the Life of a Female STEM Major

November 10, 2015

By Alyssa Opdyke On Oct. 10, the New York Times ran the op-ed, “What Really Keeps Women out of Tech” by Eileen Pollack, highlighting the stratification between men and women in STEM fields. As a former compu...

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Labs Could Use a Facelift, Argue Students

February 4, 2015

By Katie Meyer Steven Romanelli, FCRH ’16, is a chemistry major and biology minor who is currently studying, as he puts it, the “synthesis and application of nanoscale peptide-based amphiphiles...

Editorial: Defy Apathy, Vote in USG Elections

April 3, 2013

By The Editorial Board If you voted in last year’s USG elections, then you are in the minority at Fordham. Only 923 votes were cast in Rose Hill’s 2012 USG elections, according to a report sent to The Fordham Ram by USG. Because students can vote for their school’s executive board positions and for their class representatives, they can vote multiple times. The number 923 signifies the total votes cast, not the tot...

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia The recent sequester affects everyday Americans working in government jobs.

Sequester Forces Everyday Hardships

April 3, 2013

By DANIELLE GARRAND ASSISTANT A&E EDITOR The government sequester has been splashed across the newspapers and relentlessly discussed on cable news, but let us be honest: Most of us have not really been...

McShane Discusses How to ‘Rejoice,’ in Midst of Tragedy, at Annual Christmas Mass

December 20, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Students packed the pews of the University Church at Rose Hill on Sunday, Dec. 16 for the annual celebration of Gaudete Sunday, held on the third Sunday of Advent. Mass was followed by a brief celebration of the last day of Hanukkah and a Christmas party, both in the McGinley Center. This year, the Mass, which was celebrated by Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the University...

In Wake of Connecticut Shooting, Fordham Community Unifies to Pray

December 14, 2012

By ELIZABETH ZANGHI Fordham students and faculty joined together Friday evening in Rose Hill's Our Lady's Chapel to pray for the victims of the elementary school shooting that happened earlier in the day in Newtown, Conn. The shooting, which happened at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday morning, resulted in the deaths of 28 people — 20 of them children between the ages of five and ten. The shooting was the nation's...

Peter Singer Leads Panel on Animal Rights, Christianity

November 28, 2012

Four Panelists Discuss Controversial Issues By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Friday, Nov. 16, well-known modern-day philosopher Dr. Peter Singer headlined the panel of “Christians and Other Animals: Moving the Conversation Forward.” The event was co-sponsored by the department of theology, the Center for Religion and Culture, the Office of the Provost,  the dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill and the dean of F...

Editorial: Fordham Should Lead in AIDS Fight

November 24, 2012

By The Editorial Board World AIDS Day, which was first conceived in 1987 by James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter, two officers of the World Health Organization, and celebrated on December 1, 1988, has become a platform for discussion on HIV and AIDS among governments and citizens around the globe. As the disease has spread from a niche place in medical culture to a pandemic that affects people of all ages and backgrounds,...

A Trip to the Rubin Museum

November 7, 2012

By MARGARET DESMOND CONTRIBUTING WRITER I went to the Himalayas last week. Ok, not the actual Himalayas but it felt pretty close. The Rubin Museum is unassuming on the outside, but once you enter, you are transported to the mystical East. The museum’s calm, darkened interior, combinds with the faint aroma of Eastern spices from the museum’s restaurant, work in tandem to create a unique experience. The Rubin Museum...

Editorial: Spread Out Sandy Relief Efforts

November 7, 2012

By The Editorial Board In typical New York fashion, Sandy, the destructive superstorm originally classified as a hurricane, brought out the best in the city’s residents. As those in New York and the surrounding areas literally begin to pick up the pieces of their lives, New Yorkers have showed a spirit of resilience and community. The overall trend is one of togetherness. After Sandy passed and left much of New York...

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