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Auricchio spoke with Rebecca Stark-Gendrano and Mica McKnight, Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students and Assistant Dean for Sophomores, respectively. Both assured listeners that they are available and working hard to answer students’ questions. They also noted that the add-drop period will proceed as usual until Sep. 3.

Town Hall Part 2: Changes to Instruction Within FCLC and Gabelli

August 7, 2020

Deans from FCLC and Gabelli discussed in detail how their respective schools would adapt to a hybrid learning environment.

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Town Hall Part 1: Fordham Details University-Wide Reopening Protocols

August 7, 2020

Faculty and administration discussed modifications to classes, campus life and student conduct and provided new information from the Fordham Forward reopening plan in a university-wide town hall.

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The New Normal for Colleges

July 31, 2020

While comparing ten schools’ fall semester plans, Fordham exceeded in providing asynchronous options, while also having shortcomings, like lack of communication.

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Tong Sues Fordham Claiming His Right to Free Speech is Under Attack

July 31, 2020

Since declaring that he would fight the university’s disciplinary actions, Austin Tong's story has garnered national attention and received an outpour of support for his right to freedom of speech and to bear arms.

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What Social Distancing Will Look Like at Lincoln Center

July 31, 2020

Fordham announced their plans for a social distant move-in and how they expect students to remain socially distant as the semester progresses.

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Speak Up Fordham: The Theatre Department

July 30, 2020

Multiple allegations have arisen against theatre professor Matthew Maguire, in the first of a series sparked by @letstalkaboutitfordham and @blackatfordham posts.

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Concerned and Optimistic: Students Prepare for an Unprecedented Semester

July 30, 2020

An in-depth guide to Fordham’s reopening plan and procedures. Students discuss the benefits and downsides of returning to campus in the fall.

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Fordham Details Hybrid Learning Plan for Fall 2020

July 29, 2020

As the fall semester draws closer, Fordham is providing more details that pertain to the hybrid learning plan. While the university is pushing for optimism and innovation, students continue to worry about their safety.

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Controlling Sexual Health On Campus

July 28, 2020

Sexual education and the need for birth control have been neglected by Fordham due to its Jesuit affiliation.

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Student Pledges Lawsuit Against University Disputing Disciplinary Actions

July 17, 2020

A senior has threatened legal action against Fordham after the university took disciplinary action in response to two Instagram posts that they found to be a violation of the university’s code of conduct.

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Fordham Offers Tuition Insurance Plan Through Dewar Program

July 16, 2020

The Office of Student Financial Services announced an option for students to enroll in additional insurance through the Dewar Tuition Refund Plan, which will provide additional support for students who may need to leave school due to medical reasons.

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UPDATED: ICE Decision Prompts Fordham to Take Action

July 14, 2020

Fordham is backing the efforts of Harvard and MIT in the lawsuit against the DHS and ICE for revoking online course exemptions for international students.