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Fordham Faculty Fights for Fair Pay

Fordham Faculty Fights for Fair Pay

September 18, 2019

On Aug. 28, 2019, every professor instructing a class at Fordham University knew exactly what their salary was going to be for the upcoming academic year. This wasn’t the case just two years ago.

Student Activism on Campus: The Future of SJP, JSO and OneVoice

Student Activism on Campus: The Future of SJP, JSO and OneVoice

September 18, 2019

While OneVoice works to become a legitimate club, SJP is excited to start hosting guest speakers, reading groups and events to raise awareness about their cause.

Office of Government Relations Encourage Student Voting

Office of Government Relations Encourage Student Voting

September 18, 2019

the Office of Government Relations (OGR) sent an email to the entire Fordham community encouraging them to vote in upcoming elections and providing detailed instructions about how to register.

Quinn X Reopens For the Second Time this Year

Quinn X Reopens For the Second Time this Year

September 18, 2019

Advertised as "the silent study space," Quinn X returns with a more concrete idea of what it offers students.

Pipe Bursts in McMahon Hall, Displaces Residents

Pipe Bursts in McMahon Hall, Displaces Residents

September 18, 2019

The affected students were moved back into their room, but now they face the issue of trying to get compensation for property that was damaged or lost.

Time to Bunk Up: ResLife Introduces Quads to McKeon

Time to Bunk Up: ResLife Introduces Quads to McKeon

September 18, 2019

For the first time in Fordham Lincoln Center’s history, certain suites in McKeon Hall have four residents sharing a single bedroom.

Fordham Begins Development and Diversity Training for Grad Students

Fordham Begins Development and Diversity Training for Grad Students

September 18, 2019

The decision to join NCFDD is reflective of the university’s increasing commitment to diversity in recent years.

Eighteen Years Later, Fordham Has Not Forgotten

Eighteen Years Later, Fordham Has Not Forgotten

September 18, 2019

Fordham students found their own ways to honor the 2,977 victims who were killed on Sept. 11.

Students for Justice In Palestine Interactive Timeline

August 29, 2019

Visit this interactive timeline to learn the history of SJP, from filing for club status in 2015 to winning their lawsuit in 2019.

New Class, New Dean, New Fordham

New Class, New Dean, New Fordham

August 25, 2019

Plenty of online lifestyle articles, high school counselors and nostalgic relatives can offer advice about adjusting to a new life on a college campus, but only few know what it’s like to be new to FCLC.  

Fordham Alumni Take Up Anti-Discrimination Case Against NY1

Fordham Alumni Take Up Anti-Discrimination Case Against NY1

August 25, 2019

“Separately we all started to feel like we were being marginalized,” said Ramirez, a Brooklyn native and Fordham graduate who has been at NY1 since 1996. “When we began to talk to each other, we realized this was systemic.” 

CSA Launches Free Menstrual Product Initiative

CSA Launches Free Menstrual Product Initiative

August 25, 2019

“Something we wanted to make sure of was that it was offered for free, because we didn’t think that people should pay for it,” Mo said. “We thought that as commuters, it would be hard for us if someone forgot a pad. Not everyone necessarily has the money or the time to run to CVS and buy a whole new pack, and people may not be necessarily comfortable asking others if they had their products with them.”