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The Observer Welcomes New Administration

May 25, 2011

Dr. Jason Greif  Position: Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfers Previous Position: Training coordinator at Counseling Services at Rose Hill Observer: What do you hope to gain from...

MTA Proposes Second Fare Hike in Five Years; Fordham Students React

May 25, 2011

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is in talks to raise subway and toll fares by early next year. The fare hike is the only way to put the MTA “on a course of solid, long-term fiscal...

Fordham Moves Up on National College Rankings

May 25, 2011

By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FORDHAM – One week after being named “Hottest Catholic School” by Kaplan and Newsweek’s “How to Get Into College Guide,” Fordham appeared at number 67 in...

Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

May 25, 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...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

May 25, 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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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