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Women’s Soccer Settles for a Draw Against URI

Women’s Soccer Settles for a Draw Against URI

October 16, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 13, Fordham Women’s Soccer tied with the University of Rhode Island — a team that has not won the Atlantic 10 conference game in three years. Rhode Island held their ground even as Women’s Soccer threw the game into overtime. The bought time, however, secured their position in the Atlantic 10 with a draw.

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

October 16, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 11, Fordham Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the Metropolitan Championships in Van Cortlandt Park. The Men’s and Women’s teams placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, and both teams had runners among the top five finishers in the two races.

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

October 16, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, Fordham football defeated the Georgetown Hoyas on the road, scoring a touchdown in the final 17 seconds to spring a 30-27 upset.

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

October 2, 2019

On Saturday, Fordham women’s rugby won a game by forfeit and still invited their opponent for a friendly match. The competition itself was largely uneventful, but the event meant more than the score.

Football Faces Fears, Takes Down Spiders in 23-16 Victory

Football Faces Fears, Takes Down Spiders in 23-16 Victory

October 2, 2019

With a raucous Family Weekend crowd in attendance, football took a lead in the third quarter and hung on late to defeat Richmond, 23-16. Contributing writer Rahul Sukesh breaks down the Rams’ performance and provides analysis for their season to come.

Men’s Water Polo Splits Family Weekend Doubleheader

Men’s Water Polo Splits Family Weekend Doubleheader

October 2, 2019

After falling to George Washington in their first game of the day, Fordham men’s water polo rallied to defeat Johns Hopkins. Contributing writer Grace Spiegel reviews the Rams’ split doubleheader and analyzes the factors leading to their loss and subsequent win.

Men’s Soccer Saved by Last-Minute Double Overtime Goal

Men’s Soccer Saved by Last-Minute Double Overtime Goal

October 2, 2019

Courtesy of Fordham Athletics Johannes Pieles, Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill (GSBRH) ’20, gets past a defender and attempts a header.

Caloric Confusion Causes Consumption Conundrums

Caloric Confusion Causes Consumption Conundrums

October 2, 2019

Contributing writer Maggie McNamara investigates the meaning of the calorie and how it squares up against whole foods and clean, simple ingredients.

The Allure of Diet Advice from Lifestyle Influencers

The Allure of Diet Advice from Lifestyle Influencers

October 1, 2019

Just because one diet works for a popular Instagrammer does not mean it will work for all of their followers. Sports and Health Editor Lena Weidenbruch discusses the impact of taking too much inspiration from your favorite health influencers.

Football Figures it Out For First Win

Football Figures it Out For First Win

September 18, 2019

After a 0–2 start and three unremarkable quarters, Fordham scored 23 unanswered points in the fourth quarter against Bryant University, earning their first win of the season in a blowout.

Anne Chen: From FCLC Student to Med Student

Anne Chen: From FCLC Student to Med Student

September 18, 2019

Preparing for medical school does not need to be as stressful as many people make it. Medical student Anne Chen, FCLC ’17, recommends “Just do your best and learn what you can, and if you have the passion and dedication, you will make it to medical school.”

Healthiest Places to Eat around LC

Healthiest Places to Eat around LC

September 18, 2019

Back on campus and already bored of the dining hall’s salad bar and smoothies from the Ram Cafe? Fear not! Take a look at Sports and Health editor Luke Osborn’s guide to navigating the best healthy restaurants around LC.