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Homeless Shelter for LGBT Young Adults Opening in the Bronx

December 7, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant A homeless shelter for LGBT young adults will be opening in the Bronx. The shelter, run by the organization Project Renewal, will be the first LGBT shelter in the city to house reside...

To Be Muslim On Campus

To Be Muslim On Campus

September 28, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant In early September, New York witnessed a series of Islamophobic attacks — mostly against women. In Brooklyn, two Muslim mothers were pushing their children in strollers when they were attacked by a woman telling the...

The Diversity Action Coalition, formed in response to last year's bias incidents, held their first meeting of the year. (The Fordham Ram Archives)

Diversity Action Coalition Sets Goals at First Meeting

September 22, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant The Diversity Action Coalition (DAC), formed last year in response to several bias incidents that occurred on the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses, kicked off the semester on Mon...

Fordham student Yasmin Merchant realized that she must make mistakes in order to truly learn while in Japan. (Yasmin Merchant/ The Fordham Ram).

Making Mistakes in a New Culture

May 4, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant  I did not realize how relaxed the culture is in the United States until I went to Japan. Here, unspoken rules are ingrained in the culture involving dress, speech and action. If...

Fordham Declines in College Ranking

Fordham Declines in College Ranking

September 16, 2015

By Yasmin Merchant Fordham University’s ranking took a dive in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 edition of Best Colleges. The list, released Wednesday morning, shows Fordham falling to 66th in the n...

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