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Fordham students, faculty and staff must be tested for COVID-19 after the Thanksgiving break if they plan to return to campus. (Courtesy of the Ram Archives)
Fordham Students Must Be Tested for COVID-19 After Thanksgiving Break
Abbey Delk, News Editor • November 19, 2021
The university will now require all students, faculty and staff to test negative for COVID-19 upon returning to campus after the break, according to Marco Valera, the associate vice president of Fordham Public Safety. Valera cited rising COVID-19 infections rates around the country as the reason for the new policy. 
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Casualties at Astroworld: Travis Scott Should Have Stopped

Casualties at Astroworld: Travis Scott Should Have Stopped

November 17, 2021

Travis Scott, Live Nation and the event staff share responsibility for the preventable casualties that took place during Travis Scott’s performance at the Astroworld festival.

Who’s That Dylan?

Who’s That Dylan?

November 17, 2021

Through all of these hours spent, laughs shared and papers printed, I’ve learned that, in the process of finding yourself and how you fit in the world, you’ll likely find life’s greatest gift: friends.

Domestic Violence Hand Signal Finds Missing Teen and Shows Power of TikTok

Domestic Violence Hand Signal Finds Missing Teen and Shows Power of TikTok

November 17, 2021

Social media can be used to help rescue people from abusers as well as educate people on red flags to look out for when it comes to abusive behavior.

Ted Cruz in Dire Need of Sesame Street

Ted Cruz in Dire Need of Sesame Street

November 17, 2021

Sesame Street has been an American classic for nearly fifty years. Throughout that time, it has stressed the importance of education, empathy and kindness. Ted Cruz should watch it sometime. Maybe he would learn something. 

Daylight Saving Time: To Be or Not To Be?

Daylight Saving Time: To Be or Not To Be?

November 17, 2021

Growing up with daylight saving time means realizing that we are a people trying to cope with a natural environment in an unnatural way.

COVID-19 Era Children Might Face Same Uncertainties as Post-9/11 Generation

COVID-19 Era Children Might Face Same Uncertainties as Post-9/11 Generation

November 17, 2021

One can draw parallels between Gen Z, kids who grew up in a post-9/11 world, and Gen C, or generation COVID, who will grow up in a post-pandemic world. There is no way to know the definitive effects that growing up during this global turmoil will have on children.

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Editor’s Pick: “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Editor’s Pick: “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

November 17, 2021

Taylor Swift rereleases “Taylor’s Version” of her iconic album “Red.”

Julia Leahy Wants Some More Pesto … Please!

Julia Leahy Wants Some More Pesto … Please!

November 17, 2021

Leahy’s TikTok stardom has allowed her many amazing opportunities including being invited to the opening night of Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.

Critiquing the @Fordham_Flirts Poetry Submissions

Critiquing the @Fordham_Flirts Poetry Submissions

November 17, 2021

A Fordham Ram staff member breaks down iconic flirt-poems.

The Havana Film Festival Fosters Important Conversation

The Havana Film Festival Fosters Important Conversation

November 17, 2021

The Havana film festival was at Village East Cinema in Manhattan’s East Village, Nov. 5-11, 2021.

Who’s That Kid? It’s Kat Timofeyev FCRH ’22!

Who’s That Kid? It’s Kat Timofeyev FCRH ’22!

November 17, 2021

A Rose Hill senior who ends her time at Fordham this semester, Timofeyev is heavily involved and makes it look easy.

November is Hip-Hop History Month

November is Hip-Hop History Month

November 17, 2021

Hip-hop’s origins are in the Bronx, where street gang the Black Spades threw block parties and mixed music.

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Who’s That Dylan?
Who’s That Dylan?
November 17, 2021
A Second Goodbye to the Ram
A Second Goodbye to the Ram
November 10, 2021
The Best Hours of My Week
The Best Hours of My Week
November 3, 2021

Age Gaps Can Expose a Problematic Dynamic

November 17, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 12, Taylor Swift released “Red (Taylor’s Version),” a re-release of her 2012 album “Red.” Much of the album covers Swift’s then-recent breakup, allegedly with actor Jake Gyllenhaal....

Travis Scott Must Take Accountability for Astroworld Tragedy

November 10, 2021

Travis Scott bears full responsibility for the concert culture he has created for the past several years. Artists are responsible for the fanbases they cultivate and the actions they encourage.

In-Person Midterms Catch Students Off Guard

November 3, 2021

Many of us were taking our midterms in person for the first time since spring 2020. While online school and exams were far from enjoyable, the sudden plunge back into in-person midterms was a bit of a shock.

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