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Fordham Baseball Sweeps NJIT to Launch the 2021 Season

The Fordham baseball team swept the NJIT Highlanders in its first series of the 2021 season.
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Remembering the Tumultuous Neubauer Era at Fordham

By PATRICK MOQUIN March 8, 2021
It would be difficult to condemn Jeff Neubauer as a singularly hapless coach that doomed Fordham to another disappointing drought. He’s the most recent addition to a long list of coaches that entered with promise and left in infamy.
kendell heremaia makes a shot with two colonials players around her

Fordham Women’s Basketball Surges Late to Defeat George Washington, 48-43

By PATRICK MOQUIN March 7, 2021
The Rams hadn’t competed in nearly three weeks, but they managed to secure a come-from-behind victory over the Colonials.
fordham player hanging off the rim of the basket during the game against george washington

Fordham Men’s Basketball Caves to George Washington, 53-49

After being defeated in the first round of the A10 Championship, Fordham ended its season with a record of 2-12, with nine of the team’s losses coming by double digits.
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Why Vaccinated People Are Not Exempt From Mask Mandates

By ANUSHA IMRAN February 25, 2021
Many people have started to raise questions about whether a person needs to wear a mask after they have received the vaccine.
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UPDATED: Women’s Basketball Reacts to Shutdown Amid Rose Hill Pause

By PATRICK MOQUIN February 22, 2021
The women’s basketball team has started a petition asking University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., to let them play away games.
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Fordham Plans Ahead As Vaccine Rollout Slugs Along

By GUS DUPREE February 19, 2021
While Fordham is already planning a vaccination program for students for the future, the university has yet to ascertain when doses will be available to the community as a whole.
fordham women's basketball players and saint joseph's players standing on a basketball court

Fordham Women’s Basketball Handles Saint Joseph’s in 51-36 Victory

By PATRICK MOQUIN February 14, 2021
The Fordham women’s basketball team easily handled the Saint Joseph’s University Hawks on Friday, Feb. 12, cruising to a 51-36 victory.
photo of a fordham player on the basketball court with a george mason player on either side of him

Fordham Men’s Basketball Annihilated in Mid-Week Showdown With George Mason, 77-45

By CHRISTOPHER MURRAY February 12, 2021
The team hoped to carry positive momentum from their previous win but floundered against the Patriots.
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The New COVID-19 Strains Pose Serious Concerns For Vaccination Programs Worldwide

By KATRINA MANANSALA February 11, 2021
As early as September 2020, new variants of COVID-19 were detected in Denmark, Britain and South Africa, according to the World Health Organization.
anna dewolfe jumping to make a basket in a game against URI. she is surrounded by three URI players in blue uniforms and one fordham player in a pink uniform

Fordham Women’s Basketball Charges Back to Defeat Rhode Island, 56-53

By PATRICK MOQUIN February 8, 2021
The Fordham women’s basketball team came back to defeat the University of Rhode Island (URI) Rams Sunday, Feb. 7, after falling behind nine points early in the third quarter.
in a game against la salle, ty perry shoots a basketball on the court. he is wearing a white uniform, and three la salle players in navy uniforms are around him. one other fordham player in white is in the foreground

Fordham Men’s Basketball Prevails Over La Salle, 76-68

By CHRISTOPHER MURRAY February 8, 2021
The Fordham Rams scored 76 points over the La Salle University Explorers, the most scored in a game by the Rams this season.