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Juan Rodriguez sits on a railing while modeling a sweatshirt from his brand COHRTA

Streetwear Designer Juan Rodriguez Wants to Use His Education to Give Back

By MARIN HOWELL March 4, 2021
From mentoring fellow students to creating his own clothing brand, Juan Rodriguez is passionate about how all of his work is focused on helping others.
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Fordham Students Navigate a Historic Winter Storm in Texas

By MICHELLE AGARON March 4, 2021
Fordham students recount their firsthand experiences living through one of the worst winter storms in Texas’ history.
Maria Bartiromo on a speaker panel at the World Economic Forum

Fordham Faculty Releases Petition Against Controversial Speaker

By ALLIE STOFER March 2, 2021
The Gabelli School of Business invited Maria Bartiromo to speak at a webinar causing faculty to start a petition against the event.
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FIRE List for Free Speech Ranks Fordham in the Bottom 10

By ALLIE STOFER March 2, 2021
On Feb. 17, FIRE released its list of the top 10 worst colleges for free speech. Fordham was listed for the third time in four years.
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Pause on In-Person Instruction Lifted at Rose Hill

February 28, 2021
As of Feb. 28, in-person activities, indoor dining and athletic events, among others, will resume after a two-week pause due to a high number of COVID-19 cases.
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UPDATED: Fordham Confirms Hybrid Graduation Commencement for the Class of 2021

February 26, 2021
The graduation ceremony will be livestreamed on May 22, and all in-person events will be closed to guests.
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Following Myanmar Coup, Club President Loses Faith in U.N.

By MARYAM BESHARA February 25, 2021
Following the recent coup in Myanmar, the president of the UNICEF club at Fordham Lincoln Center resigned.
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U.K. Variant of COVID-19 Found at Rose Hill Campus

February 24, 2021
The U.K. variant of COVID-19 is present at the Rose Hill campus, the Office of the President announced via email this evening at 6:00 p.m.
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Tatiana Hyman Elected First Black Editor-in-Chief of Fordham Law Review

By JOE KOTTKE February 24, 2021
Tatiana Hyman becomes the first Black Editor-in-Cheif of the Fordham Law Review since the publication's inception in 1914.
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Fordham Increases COVID-19 Test Supply for the Spring Semester

By SHADMAN SAKIB February 22, 2021
Fordham has updated its testing communication and strategy in an attempt to correct the misinformation and complaints from last semester.
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Students Report Missing Items and Complicated Move-In Process

By CHLOE ZELCH February 21, 2021
Students have aired frustrations with the ResLife office after reporting missing items almost a year after suddenly moving out last March.
Loreen Ruiz on the Brooklyn Bridge

Ruiz Reflects on First Half of Academic Year

By MARIN HOWELL February 16, 2021
USG President Loreen Ruiz reviewed the progress her presidency has made at LC thus far.