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Which Gym Is Fit for You?

Which Gym Is Fit for You?

January 22, 2020

Based on different convenience factors, there are four main gyms best suited for Fordham Lincoln Center students. The West Side YMCA, the free student gyms at the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses and the Vince Lombardi Center all have something different to offer Rams looking to get fit.

Booze Won’t Help You Lose

Booze Won’t Help You Lose

January 22, 2020

Nutrition labels may not be provided on alcoholic drinks, but that doesn't mean the calories don't count.

Bringing Something New to the (Thanksgiving) Table

Bringing Something New to the (Thanksgiving) Table

November 14, 2019

Whether you are looking for healthier alternatives to home-cooked comfort foods or a few new recipes for your holiday leftovers, here are six new takes on your favorite fall flavors.

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.

Pseudoscience is Sustaining the Measles Outbreak

Pseudoscience is Sustaining the Measles Outbreak

April 30, 2019

The driving forces of this epidemic are people neglecting to get vaccinated and the misinformation being propagated through various means in their communities.

This Mother’s Day, Give Working Mothers Your Respect

This Mother’s Day, Give Working Mothers Your Respect

April 30, 2019

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I feel it’s  appropriate to visit an issue that America has been struggling to solve: the inability to support the increased influx of working mothers.

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

April 30, 2019

Last month, Jonathan Pang, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’19, traveled to the arctic to compete in the North Pole Marathon. Unfortunately, due to political conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the race was cancelled. Pang is excited to return to the race next year.

Living for Laughs: How Comedy Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

Living for Laughs: How Comedy Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

April 9, 2019

Comedy might be a good outlet for those with mental health issues. Fordham psychologist Elizabeth Clark remarks on how to effectively incorporate your mental health experiences into comedy, and Emily Krichmar, Fordham College at Lincoln Center '21, tells her experience doing so.

Notes from a Reluctant Runner

Notes from a Reluctant Runner

March 30, 2019

Grace Getman, Assistant Opinions Editor, accounts her experience as a reluctant runner and gives three tips on how to become a consistent runner.

Campaign to Eliminate Smoking at Fordham Persists

Campaign to Eliminate Smoking at Fordham Persists

March 27, 2019

David Vassar, a reference and instruction librarian, is leading a campaign that aims to eliminate all smoking on campus.

The Rundown on Sneakers: Is Your Shoe Right For You?

The Rundown on Sneakers: Is Your Shoe Right For You?

March 14, 2019

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to wear specialized running shoes. Brands like Nike, Adidas, and Brooks carry many different models of shoes made for all different kinds of feet.