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Social Innovations Collaboratory Provides Space for Social Change

Social Innovations Collaboratory Provides Space for Social Change

December 7, 2018

Thanks to a new gift from Gabelli alumnus Brent Martini, GSB ’86, the collaboratory's assets and resources are finally being brought to the attention of FLC students.

USG Enters Spring Semester with High Hopes

USG Enters Spring Semester with High Hopes

December 7, 2018

After a semester of student unrest and internal division, Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC)’s United Student Government (USG) is heading into the spring semester with a united front and high hopes for better communication with students and administrators alike.

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

December 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Jeffrey Gray sent an email to a short list of club leaders and faculty assuring the students that Fordham University believes “transgender rights are human rights.”

USG Town Hall Addresses Student Frustration

USG Town Hall Addresses Student Frustration

December 6, 2018

Students gathered around the conference room, quickly consumed the drinks and snacks off to the side and voiced their issues regarding the state of Fordham Lincoln Center.

McShane Launches CUSP Phase II, Allocates $8 Million

McShane Launches CUSP Phase II, Allocates $8 Million

December 6, 2018

On Dec. 3, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., announced his plan to shift the Continuous University Strategic Planning (CUSP) process into its second stage.

Search for Dean Lacks Student Support

Search for Dean Lacks Student Support

December 6, 2018

Despite attempts to include community voices in the decision, the search’s current state of affairs shows little promise for further student involvement.

USG VP of Operations Resigns Amid Internal Disputes

USG VP of Operations Resigns Amid Internal Disputes

November 20, 2018

On Monday, Nov. 19, the executive board of the Fordham Lincoln Center United Student Government (USG) met with Vice President of Operations Austin Tong, Gabelli School of Business ’21, to discuss his performance. Instead, Tong resigned from USG during the meeting.

Administration Silent Amid Concerns Over Transgender Rights

Administration Silent Amid Concerns Over Transgender Rights

November 16, 2018

The matter of transgender rights at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) has long been a point of contention.

Ram Van Log Jam: Shuttles Stranded for Hours in Snowstorm

Ram Van Log Jam: Shuttles Stranded for Hours in Snowstorm

November 16, 2018

The Ram Van, in tandem with a severe weather alert from public safety, officially suspended service at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 due to “deteriorating weather and travel conditions” throughout the city. Public safety, however, was unable to account for vans that had already departed subsequently became caught in the midst of the snowstorm.

Fordham MSA Invites Advocacy for Justice with Guest Speaker Isra Chaker

Fordham MSA Invites Advocacy for Justice with Guest Speaker Isra Chaker

November 16, 2018

“Isra, when are you going to realize that someone who looks like you is never going to win?” Th...

USG VP of Operations Triggers Budget Freeze, Sparks Internal Conflict

USG VP of Operations Triggers Budget Freeze, Sparks Internal Conflict

November 15, 2018

For two days, the budget for Lincoln Center’s United Student Government (USG) was frozen due to missing documentation from Vice President of Operations Austin Tong, GSB '21, of the USG executive board.

Class Registration Shift Aims to Fix Student Inequality

Class Registration Shift Aims to Fix Student Inequality

November 15, 2018

One small change made a big difference, as class year determined registration date rather than accrued credits. All students graduating the same year registered on the same date.

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