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Students Storm Subway Protesting NYPD, MTA

Students Storm Subway Protesting NYPD, MTA

November 13, 2019

An emergency action protest against the New York Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority was held in downtown Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 2019.

ResLife Seeks Open Communication With Residents

ResLife Seeks Open Communication With Residents

November 13, 2019

On Sept. 11, 2019, ResLife sent a full outline of how all Fordham breaks will affect residence halls to residents. Another email was sent to residents on Oct. 28, restating the information from the first email.

Fordham Alum Set To Enter Priesthood in 2020

Fordham Alum Set To Enter Priesthood in 2020

November 13, 2019

Perry Petrich, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’07 was ordained as a deacon on Oct. 19, 2019 and will be ordained as a priest on June 13, 2020

McShane Maintains Fordham on Upward Trajectory

McShane Maintains Fordham on Upward Trajectory

November 13, 2019

Fordham ranks 74th nationally among colleges and universities in the United States. In addition, Fordham maintained some positive movement for the second time in a row, rising from 203 to 176 among 800 national institutions.

Lauren Duca Talks Fordham, Politics and her New Book

Lauren Duca Talks Fordham, Politics and her New Book

November 13, 2019

Former Editor-in-Chief of the paper Lauren Duca, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’13, spoke in McNally Amphitheater on Nov. 8.

The New, Digital Media Landscape

The New, Digital Media Landscape

November 13, 2019

Jenna Sumberg, senior account executive at BuzzFeed; Melanie Mignucci, lifestyle editor at Bustle; and Jordan Rodman, deputy director of publicity at Simon and Schuster spoke to Jonathan Zelman's class on Nov. 11.

Columbus Day Controversy Sparks Petition

Columbus Day Controversy Sparks Petition

November 13, 2019

A petition for Fordham University to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, introduced by the Diversity Action Coalition (DAC), a committee of the United Student Government at Fordham Rose Hill, was distributed via social media throughout October.

Fordham’s Plan Takes Class to Prison in Bedford Hills College Program

Fordham’s Plan Takes Class to Prison in Bedford Hills College Program

November 5, 2019

For the first time, Fordham students will have the opportunity to learn and take a class alongside prison inmates.

Search For New Dean of GSAS Commences

Search For New Dean of GSAS Commences

October 30, 2019

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is at a point of transition: as the school kicks off its search for a new dean, it is also attempting to reimagine its graduate programs.

Regulations Made to Protect Students Removed by NACAC

Regulations Made to Protect Students Removed by NACAC

October 30, 2019

On Sept. 28, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) changed its code of ethics, affecting colleges and universities around the country.

UWS Welcomes Safer Bike Lanes

UWS Welcomes Safer Bike Lanes

October 30, 2019

After just 10 deaths in 2018, 23 bikers have already died in 2019. In response to what Mayor de Blasio is calling a citywide “crisis,” the Department of Transportation is rolling out its “Green Wave” initiative to try and better protect New Yorkers.

Gunshots Cause Safety Concerns

Gunshots Cause Safety Concerns

October 30, 2019

In September, students reported hearing gunshots. However, students never received a notification from Fordham's public safety about the incident that happened just a block away from campus.