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10 Life-Changing Albums That Were Released During My College Years

May 21, 2020

Inaugural Ram Jams writer and News Editor Emeritus Jordan Meltzer, GSB '20, goes through the most memorable 10 albums from the last four years.

Though it is his last year with the label, Chris Parkin, FCLC ’20, appreciates all they’ve done for him and plans to release more music under Ramses Records before his final goodbye.

Ramses Records Hosts ‘Live at Home’ Sessions on Instagram

April 7, 2020

The record label’s livestream series for Fordham musicians feel strangely intimate despite the distance between the students and their audience.

While Rex Orange County's sophomore effort isn't perfect, it shows great creativity as he continues to grow as an artist.

Ram Jams: Rex Orange County Continues to Impress on ‘Pony’

November 13, 2019

Rex Orange County's new album "Pony" impresses but shows that Rex still has room to grow as an artist.

Seniors Jordan Meltzer and Paolo Estrella are the founders of Ramses Records.

Ramses Records: Starting from Scratch

September 17, 2019

Ramses Records is not a club nor a Fordham-funded organization. The record label is founded and funded solely by students to promote Fordham artists.

Sleepwalkers recently played Brooklyn's Rough Trade and hope to return to the city soon.

Sleepwalkers Anything But Sleepy with Electrifying Show at Rough Trade

July 29, 2019

The band aims to revitalize the pop genre and awaken positivity in its listeners.

Every Fordham Meme Account on Social Media, Ranked

Every Fordham Meme Account on Social Media, Ranked

July 18, 2019

Gone are the days of wholesome Fordham content borne of students’ love of (and sometimes disdain for) the life of a Ram. That market is now fraught with competition to be crowned Queen of the Memes, and new meme accounts are constantly popping up.

The Jonas Brothers' comeback album is a pop record made for summer, showcasing a mature sound and a range of stylistic influences.

Ram Jams: Jonas Brothers’ ‘Happiness Begins’ Defies Expectations, Is Actually Pretty Okay

June 22, 2019

The brothers' long-awaited comeback album may not be especially deep or revolutionary, but it sure is fun.

Since 2016, Old Quinn has stood empty, prompting questions about use of space at Lincoln Center.

Quinn X to Reopen by Finals as Old Quinn Remains Vacant

May 1, 2019

In May, the graduation of Fordham’s class of 2019 will mark the end of the Old Quinn era. But they will get a taste of the space it occupied when the Quinn Annex, colloquially known as ”Quinn X,” reopens this semester.

Kingston will no longer perform at Fordham's annual spring concert.

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

April 25, 2019

After weeks of aggressive campaigning on Instagram and on the Rose Hill campus by a group known as StudentsAgainstSean, Fordham administration has canceled Sean Kingston’s headlining performance at Spring Weekend.

Fordham Lincoln Center's United Student Government student government has released the results of its elections for the first time in four years.

USG Releases 2019 Election Tallies in Swift Reversal

April 10, 2019

The release clarified that the committee’s decision does not guarantee that future USG administrations will publicize the numbers of their election results.

What is punk? Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

April 3, 2019

What is punk? Historically, it has been a number of things: rebellion, anti-establishmentism, disenfranchisement and whatever makes people break the status quo. More than anything, though, Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

Tina Thermadam, FCLC '20, will be USG's next president. Robert Stryczek, GSB '21, will be the next vice president.

Lincoln Center Elects Thermadam and Stryczek in Vote for a ‘Status Quo’ USG

April 3, 2019

Tina Thermadam defeated Austin Tong in a race that wrestled with the very structure of student government.