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

May 26, 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

By LAURA SHIN May 26, 2011

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 U.S. News and World Report’s...

Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 26, 2011

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...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 26, 2011

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,...

Fordham Accepts Green Initiative

By LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

By LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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,...

Sodexo Town Hall Addresses Student Questions and Concerns

By KATIE BERRY May 24, 2011

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...

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

By MATT SURRUSCO May 24, 2011

  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...

Conference Held on Human Trafficking of Young Women

By MONIQUE JOHN May 24, 2011

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...

Students Discuss Latinas’ Status in the Workforce

By MONIQUE JOHN May 24, 2011

“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 speaking on March 8, International Women’s...

CSA’s White Party: Vibrant and Full of Color

By NATALIA RAMIREZ May 24, 2011

  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...

FCLC Welcomes New Faculty Members

By LAURA CHANG and NATALIA RAMIREZ May 24, 2011

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...