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An All-Online Student Community Wrestles With Racial Injustice on Campus

June 7, 2020

As protests and demonstrations swept over the country, nearly all of Fordham’s online student circles engaged in the conversation. Social media platforms were buzzing with livestreams, stories, posts and comments about George Floyd and police violence. For once, it seemed like other people in America were listening.

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Fordham Clubs Creatively Fundraise for #BLM Movement

June 4, 2020

Following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, Fordham clubs organize creative fundraisers to raise money for various funds.

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University Community Responds to George Floyd’s Death and the Black Lives Matter Movement

June 2, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd's death and as protests continue, the university sent out an official statement that many students feel was not enough.

UNICEF Club President Faizah Raffat, right, with Treasurer Batool AbdelHafez, left. The UNICEF club was forced to go on hiatus this fall semester.

UNICEF Club Enters Hiatus

October 16, 2019

The club’s E-Board citied “scheduling conflicts and event processing,” as the reasoning for their temporary discontinuation.

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, hosts Angela Davis to observe Black History Month.

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.”

Members of Black Student Alliance discuss their programming agenda for Black History Month. (AMINA VARGAS/THE OBSERVER)

Black History Month Blooms at Fordham

February 6, 2019

This year will be the first time in two years that the club has actively worked on promoting Black History Month.

Etta Shaw has been waiting for the shutdown to end so the IRS can finally send her paperwork to Fordham. (MARGARET GALLAGHER/THE OBSERVER)

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

January 23, 2019

Shaw is waiting for the shutdown to end so the IRS can finally operate as a fully functioning federal bureau and, in turn, send her paperwork to Fordham.

Pictured above are (left to right): Treasurer Ian Sokolowski, Vice President Jemina Molines, Secretary Chelsea Ashley and President Ahmari Alford.

New BSA Strives for Inclusivity on Campus

November 7, 2018

Although The Black Student Alliance (BSA) at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) was unable to reactivate its club status before the end of last semester, as originally desired by its past executive board members, the club has officially returned in full force this semester.

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McShane Delivers Statement on Charlottesville, Student Orgs. Respond

August 14, 2017

By COLIN SHEELEY News Editor In response to the several days of chaos that plagued Charlottesville,...

“The Revolution Will Be Televised” at Fordham

“The Revolution Will Be Televised” at Fordham

March 10, 2016

By ELIZABETH LANDRY Staff Writer “Fists in the air. Fists in the air. / You give the most rares...

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Fordham Reacts to Slur on Minority Student Door

September 16, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-in-Chief Three Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) roommates went to footb...

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USG Hosts the UNDYs

April 16, 2015

By BEN MOORE Online Editor Published: March 17, 2015 On Thursday April 16, the United Student G...