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ELIZA PUTNAM, Staff Writer

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Muslim Community At Fordham Finds New Prayer Space

September 26, 2018

Jummah, a communal prayer for Muslims on Friday afternoons, was held at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) for the first time on Friday, Sept. 21. Even though FLC’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) barely...

David Neiwart, author of Alt-America: the Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, explained that the kek flag is an edited version of a Nazi battle flag from 1930s Germany, saying “the design of the flag [is] a Nazi war flag with a kek symbol in the middle and painted green.” Some students in the photo have described the flag as a joke. (KEVIN MARKS VIA WIKIPEDIA)

Kekistan Flag Photo Sparks Online War

March 14, 2018

A widely circulated photo of Fordham students brandishing a flag associated with white nationalism on a Rose Hill soccer field has generated a frenzy of discourse inside and outside the university. In...

Rafael Zapata, appointed last fall as Fordham's Chief Diversity Officer. recently made recommendations on how to address student concerns.

Zapata Tackles Diversity Disparities at Fordham

February 16, 2018

Since arriving on campus in January, Fordham’s inaugural Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Rafael Zapata has realized that drawing on “institutional memory” is crucial to progress, including the history...

As she departs the Global Outreach program, Cumberland has left behind a legacy of service. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Claire Cumberland Says Farewell to Global Outreach Program

November 21, 2017

Claire Cumberland has been an integral part of Fordham’s Global Outreach (GO) community for the past seven years. Since her time as an undergraduate, she has gone on two projects, GO! Adirondacks and...