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Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

May 26, 2011

By Meaghan Dillon, News Co-Editor FCLC – The required reading for all incoming freshmen at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) not only introduces students to the Jesuit ideals in which Fordham prides itself, but it also weaves connections throughout the Fordham community. “The Trial of the Ca...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

May 26, 2011

By Meaghan Dillon, News Co-Editor FCLC – Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) are determined to have the recently revived Latin Mass, called the Tridentine Mass, celebrated at Fordham. Tyrell Northcutt, FCLC ’08, who created a Facebook group in order to generate interest in t...

Fordham Accepts Green Initiative

May 25, 2011

By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FORDHAM – The goal is sustaining the earth, and Fordham, along with other NYC institutions and Catholic colleges across the country, is joining the fight. On June 6, Fordham announced that it has accepted New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s challenge to reduce...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

May 25, 2011

Surrounding Community Voices Criticisms By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor     FCLC – Nearly a half of a century ago, after much planning, fundraising and controversy, ground was broken and construction begun on what is now Fordham’s Lincoln Center (LC) campus. Today, the university has new plans to expand the campus and faces new obstacles. The project,...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

May 25, 2011

Surrounding Community Voices Criticisms By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FCLC – Nearly a half of a century ago, after much planning, fundraising and controversy, ground was broken and construction begun on what is now Fordham’s Lincoln Center (LC) campus. Today, the university has new plans to expand the campus and ...

Sodexo Town Hall Addresses Student Questions and Concerns

May 24, 2011

By Katie Berry, Staff Writer The second Sodexo Town Hall meeting of the 2010-2011 academic year took place on Apr. 19 in the South Lounge. The United Student Government’s (USG) Food Services Committee and Sodexo representatives assembled and opened the floor to students from Fordham College at Lincoln...

Conference at Law School Considers Sudan’s Post-Referendum Challenges, Policy Options

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May 24, 2011

By Matt Surrusco, Arts and Culture Co-Editor  Academics, policymakers, activists and students convened at Fordham Law School on April 9 for a conference on Sudan’s post-referendum challenges. The conference, sponsored by Fordham University’s department of African and African-Americ...

Conference Held on Human Trafficking of Young Women

May 24, 2011

By Monique John, Staff Writer Activist Rachel Lloyd, founder of  Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS), spoke along with two other panelists at a conference addressing domestic human sex slavery and trafficking of young females on March 26. Lloyd, once a victim herself, spoke to attendee...

Students Discuss Latinas’ Status in the Workforce

May 24, 2011

In Light of International Women’s Day, Students Discuss the Importance of Latinas in the Workplace By Monique John, Staff Writer “As Latinas, we bring a lot to the workplace,” Dr. Eglí Colón said. “We are leaders in our own homes and we need to believe in those skills.” Colón was spea...

CSA’s White Party: Vibrant and Full of Color

May 24, 2011

By Natalia Ramirez, Business Manager   Kevin Quaratino, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’13, said this year’s White Party needed some innovation and spontaneity. After much deliberation, CSA decided to add a splash of color to the event with a pop art theme.   Because the White Party, which was held on Fe...

FCLC Welcomes New Faculty Members

May 24, 2011

By Laura Chang & Natalia Ramirez, Staff Writers 1) Jennifer Clark  Department:Communication and Media Studies Experiences Prior to Fordham:I have held the position of visiting assistant professor at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) for two years before this more permanent po...

Molimo Opens Up At Open Mic Night

May 24, 2011

Fordham Students Gather to Embrace Black History Month By Natalia Ramirez, Business Manager An open mic night usually incites images of a poet reciting melancholic verses to a finger-snapping audience while the soft beating of a drum is gradually incorporated into the performance. Molimo’s Open Mic...