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Courtesy of Wikimedia Representatives of Autism Speaks U  —  Fordham University rang the bell at the NASDAQ closing ceremony on April 5 in honor of Autism Awareness Month.

First NYC Autism Speaks U Branch Honored at NASDAQ Bell

April 10, 2013

By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Members of Autism Speaks U — Fordham University received the prestigious invitation to ring the NASDAQ Stock Exchange bell on April 5. Autism Speaks, the...

Courtesy of Wikimedia Columbia University, Fordham, and several other NYC colleges are forming a networking group for students citywide.

New Networking Organization Unites New York City Colleges

April 10, 2013

By KATIE MEYER ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR New York City is home to dozens of colleges and universities and thousands of students, but often, these students do not know much about what is going on at campuses...

Courtesy of Grace Lilly/The Ram Professors can now view their evaluations and critiques online shortly after students submit their responses digitally.

New Online System Released for Professor Evaluations

April 10, 2013

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Gone are the days of print documents. Email has replaced traditional postal service mail. Newspapers and magazines are moving their publications online. Now, even Fordham’s...

Courtesy of Kris Venezia/The Ram As spring approaches, some Fordham students look forward to practicing at golf course facilities throughout the Bronx.

Living in a Golfer’s Paradise

April 10, 2013

By JEFFREY COLTIN "With the coming of spring, I am calm again." — Gustav Mahler. Fordham welcomes spring in much the same way every year.  After months of near-complete desolation, Eddie's fills...

Courtesy of Qinrui Hai/The Ram

Que(e)ry Opens Door into Lives of LGBTQ Minority Students

April 10, 2013

By KRIS VENEZIA STAFF WRITER A new study will be released next Wednesday that aims to encourage change and more support for Fordham’s Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, Queer (LBGTQ) community. Jeff...

Brendan Francolini and Aileen Reynolds, top USG leaders at Rose Hill. (Katie Meyer/The Ram)

USG Elections Feature Only Five Contested Tickets

April 10, 2013
In sharp contrast to last year’s heated battles, including the one over the executive ticket, this year United Student Government (USG) heads into its elections with only five contested races.
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Roger Ebert is pictured here with cinema legend Russ Meyer in the ‘70s. Too bad the glasses did not make it out of the decade.

‘Thumbs Up’ to Roger Ebert, an Inspiring Critic

April 10, 2013

By JOHN BONAZZO One day, while flipping the channels during my fifth grade school vacation, I came across a program on which an older man wearing thick glasses and a sweater was talking about the best...

Alum at Heart of Rutgers Scandal

April 10, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR A Fordham alumnus has made national news over the past week, but for all the wrong reasons. Mike Rice, FCRH ’91, was fired as the head men’s basketball...

Worn on the Wrist, High on Reward

April 10, 2013

By CALLIE McBRIDE Fordham Students Take To Lifestyle Trackers The next time you are curious about how many steps you have-or haven’t- taken in a day, simply look down at your wrist. That’s what...

Richard Engel spoke as commencement for the class of 2013.

Richard Engel, NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent, to Deliver 2013 Commencement Address

April 8, 2013

By CONNOR RYAN and KELLY KULTYS Richard Engel, the Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2013 at Fordham's 168th Commencement on Saturday, May 18,...

Dual Pop Headliners for Spring Weekend Concert

Dual Pop Headliners for Spring Weekend Concert

April 3, 2013

By Connor Ryan After months of tight-lipped planning meetings, the rumors (which at various points favored the likes of Ruben Studdard and JoJo) were put to bed Wednesday morning when Fordham’s Campus...

Photo by Chenli Ye/The Ram Gabelli is now ranked 40th in Businessweek, an increase of nine places.

Gabelli Rises Nine Spots in New Businessweek Rankings

April 3, 2013

BY KELLY KULTYS Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business (GSB) jumped nine places from 49th to 40th, according to Bloomberg’s Businessweek rankings, released on March 21. The rankings are published...

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