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Undergrad Gender Gap: Fordham Community Reflects on Male to Female Ratio

May 28, 2011

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  By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: October 25,2 007 FCLC—“There were lots of things about Fordham that made me want to come here, but the prevalence of hot, straight guys was definitely not one of them,” said Cassie Foote, FCLC ’10. Statistics support Foote’s judgment, indicating that ...

Transfers Attempt to ‘Catch Up’

May 28, 2011

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Students Express Frustration Over Policy By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: October 25, 2007 FORDHAM—Among this year’s incoming classes at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) and Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH), 12 percent of new students were transfers, according to Donald Gillespie, associate vice p...

Students Demonstrate Support for Jena Six

May 27, 2011

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Fordham Students Show Solidarity and Take Part in Nationwide Rally By Ashley Tedesco Contributing Writer Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—Students everywhere are rallying against what many are calling “a modern-day lynching.” On Sept. 20, ColorOfChange.org organized a National Day of Action to raise...

Fordham Responds to Controversy Over Labor Practices

May 27, 2011

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By Laura Shin and Meaghan Dillon News Co-Editors Published: October 11, 2007 In this issue of the Observer, an Opinions article entitled “Unethical Labor Practices at Fordham?” addresses an issue concerning Fordham’s security guards and the alleged low wages and poor benefits offered to them by their labor union,...

USG Elections Held; Voter Turnout Low

May 27, 2011

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By Jenny Hirsch Contributing Writer Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—United Student Government (USG) held elections on Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) plaza level from Sept. 24 through Sept. 26. An extra day was added to the usual two days of elections in an effort to produce a larger ballot turnout. Still...

Spitzer Addresses ‘Morality and Practicality’

May 27, 2011

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By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—On Oct. 2, Fordham faculty, administration, and students assembled in Lowenstein’s 12th floor lounge to hear New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer speak. A packed room lined with standing latecomers and cameramen listened as Spitzer addressed t...

Should We Stay or Should We Go?

May 27, 2011

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FCLC Hosts Forum on Iraq By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—The Fordham Center on Religion and Culture dared to ask the question on everyone’s mind: when it comes to Iraq, should we stay or go? “Exit of No Exit?”, a forum held on Sept. 18 in Pope Auditorium, addressed the moral issu...

Fordham Combats Increasing College Obesity

May 27, 2011

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By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—Binges and benders are terms usually associated with the more deplorable aspects of college life. Alcohol and drugs notwithstanding, these terms also apply to what experts deem an increasingly great concern for college students: overeating. T...

Limited Housing Gives Transfers Few Options

May 27, 2011

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By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—Along with buying books and registering for classes, many Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students are forced to look for a place to live before starting the school year. In fact, all incoming transfer students for this academic year were not offered...

FCLC Ranks Third Behind FCRH and CBA, Freshmen SAT Scores Rise

May 27, 2011

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Students Question the Relevance of the Standardized Test By Meaghan Dillon News Co-Editor Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—In a year when average SAT scores around the nation saw the biggest drop in 31 years, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) managed to increase it...

Urban Female Grads Earn More Than Male Counterparts

May 26, 2011

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By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 FCLC—According to an article in the New York Times, young, college-educated women in New York are earning higher wages than men of the same age group. This change has been taking place since 2000, although recent graduates of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) have ...

Congressional Bill to Increase Financial Aid

May 26, 2011

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By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 FORDHAM—Have an extra $160,000 or so just lying around? Then the information in this article may not significantly affect your life. On the other hand, if you are one of the many Fordham students who struggle to finance the cost of a four-year education, a bil...

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