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Fordham Angel Fund Paves Way for Student Entrepreneurs

October 18, 2020

The Fordham Angel Fund is a new way for student entrepreneurs to gain expert mentorship and possibly $25,000 in investment capital.

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Creatives Under Quarantine

October 15, 2020

Even when it seemed like the rest of the world remained in confinement, these creatives used their free time to stretch their imaginations against both personal and physical limitations.

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Argo Goes Dark: Evening Employees Let Go

October 14, 2020

Students react to the laying off of two beloved Argo Tea employees, Grace Sabater and Jacqueline Rosario.

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First-Years Adjust to an Unprecedented First Semester

October 2, 2020

As first-years matriculate to campus, they are trying to have as normal of a semester as possible.

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Online Learning Becomes Unmanageable: Auricchio Says ‘we might have gone too far’

September 29, 2020

Students and professors are finding the new online learning modality comes with a dramatically increased workload.

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My Experience Studying Abroad During the Hong Kong Protests

September 23, 2020

As I lay bleeding on a smoke-filled street in Hong Kong, with Molotov cocktails and unidentified projectiles whizzing over my head, I wondered if this was really how my study abroad experience was going to end.

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Expectations Versus Reality: The Fall Semester

September 19, 2020

As students start classes from on-campus or remotely, some are finding that this new modality of learning is not quite what they expected.

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Addressing Absentee Ballot Concerns: The ABC’s of Mail-in Voting

September 17, 2020

As Nov. 3 approaches, it is important to understand the ins and outs of mail-in voting.

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Cakes, Takeout and Bakes: Grab Your Next Meal From a Black-Owned Restaurant

September 4, 2020

Hear from owners of Black-owned businesses for students to support near the Fordham Lincoln Center campus.

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Students Can Leave. Longtime Residents Can’t.

August 21, 2020

As students return to school, the communities they return to could face another COVID-19 surge.

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Tightening the Circle: Police’s New Tactics in LC Neighborhood

August 20, 2020

As Fordham Lincoln Center students return to campus, they may notice an increased police presence in the neighborhood surrounding the university.

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Hungry for Business: UWS Restaurants Still Troubled by COVID-19 Measures

August 19, 2020

Many of the familiar places around Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus will be operating differently than before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, if at all.