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Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

March 6, 2019

For now, SJP remains at a standstill. “We’re still not seen as legitimate, which makes it very hard to organize,” Shetty said. SJP isn’t privy to basic club privileges, such as advertising their club and events on campus, or invite guest speakers.

Fordham Raises $18 Million in Donations in 2019 Fiscal Year

Fordham Raises $18 Million in Donations in 2019 Fiscal Year

March 6, 2019

Bob Howe, assistant vice president for communications, said, “Our alumni feel that their Fordham education has served them well and want to ensure future generations of Fordham students benefit equally from their time here.”

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

March 6, 2019

Donika Celaj is survived by her parents, Gzim and Ariana Celaj, and her brothers Fisnik and Lorik.

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

March 6, 2019

McKeon Hall residents are still seeking answers after a group of pranksters targeted the freshman dorm building. On Mar. 4, McKeon residents awoke on the surprise snow day to photos of Danny DeVito taped to every room’s door.

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

March 4, 2019

Sophia Mazurowski, FCLC ’21, warned of the dangers of Juuling that are not immediately obvious. “The way I started, and the way it seems most people start, is that it seems fun and harmless at first,” she said. “If you’re not careful, it’s easy to become addicted.”

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

March 4, 2019

Though the cost of tuition for studying abroad is the same $25,642.50 (the general fee without financial aid) that students on Fordham’s NYC campuses pay, study abroad students pay additional costs that are built into the program they are attending.

The Observer Wins Best of Show at ACP National Journalism Convention

The Observer Wins Best of Show at ACP National Journalism Convention

March 2, 2019

The Fordham Observer won First Place Best of Show for a four-year less-than-weekly newspaper at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Midwinter National College Journalism Convention in La Jolla, CA.

Bronx Car Chase Culminates on Martyrs’ Court

Bronx Car Chase Culminates on Martyrs’ Court

March 1, 2019

At 11:50 a.m. on March 1, a car drove through Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus with NYPD officers in pursuit. Three men were arrested, and 20 bags of heroin were recovered from the suspects.

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

February 27, 2019

During testimony before the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Michael Cohen, provided was a letter addressed to University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. threatening Fordham University with criminal action should the institution release Trump’s college transcripts.

USG Launches The Battle of Fordham

USG Launches The Battle of Fordham

February 21, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Fordham Lincoln Center’s United Student Government (USG) will officially launch The Battle of Fordham, a month-long cross-campus game that will engage 71 Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students.