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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.

Aramark Faces Criticism

Aramark Faces Criticism

October 30, 2019

Aramark, the dining services provider for Fordham University, was not invited to renew its 35-year contract with NYU this year, reigniting debates about the catering company's role on Fordham's own campus.

Fordham Junior Leads Local Government Challenge

Fordham Junior Leads Local Government Challenge

October 30, 2019

Shauna Fortier, Fordham College at Rose Hill ’21, is working with the Bronx government, the Fordham Political Science Department and the non-profit Lead for America to launch a case competition called the “GovChallenge” at Fordham University.

Dr. Omid Safi Speaks on Justice and Faith

Dr. Omid Safi Speaks on Justice and Faith

October 30, 2019

Dr. Omid Safi, an Asian and Middle Eastern Studies professor at Duke University, spoke to Fordham students about Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy.

Marketing to More than Moms

Marketing to More than Moms

October 30, 2019

With the hope to reshape the way advertisers look at women for products, Fordham’s Center for Positive Marketing organized the 15th annual Marketing to Moms conference, which took place on Oct. 16 and 17 at Fordham Lincoln Center’s Pope Auditorium.