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Columbus Day Controversy Sparks Petition

Columbus Day Controversy Sparks Petition

November 13, 2019

A petition for Fordham University to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, introduced by the Diversity Action Coalition (DAC), a committee of the United Student Government at Fordham Rose Hill, was distributed via social media throughout October.

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

May 1, 2019

In the eyes of most students close to her, Monfries was the victim of a series of tragic events, with her death becoming the target of intense scrutiny nationwide drawing criticism and commentary from the furthest reaches of the country. Misperception of the events and a national search to place blame quickly overshadowed the impact of Monfries’ loss to the Fordham community.

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

April 25, 2019

After weeks of aggressive campaigning on Instagram and on the Rose Hill campus by a group known as StudentsAgainstSean, Fordham administration has canceled Sean Kingston’s headlining performance at Spring Weekend.

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

April 12, 2019

USG's statement follows the launch of a movement to have Rose Hill's CAB remove Kingston as the headliner for Spring Weekend due to allegations of gang rape.

Sean Kingston Added to Spring Weekend Lineup

Sean Kingston Added to Spring Weekend Lineup

March 28, 2019

A representative for Kingston confirmed that his upcoming “Made in Jamaica” college tour will support new music from Kingston.

Bryce Vine to Perform at Spring Weekend

Bryce Vine to Perform at Spring Weekend

March 25, 2019

Vine’s confirmation came days after CAB announced they had removed Soulja Boy from the concert following his arrest for violating his probation.

CAB Removes Soulja Boy from Spring Weekend Lineup

CAB Removes Soulja Boy from Spring Weekend Lineup

March 22, 2019

In Soulja Boy’s place, CAB said that there will be “another entertaining performance by popular artists we have already confirmed.” Those artists are to be announced at a later date.

CAB Plans a Sweet-Themed Halloween Party

CAB Plans a Sweet-Themed Halloween Party

October 26, 2017

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Arts & Culture Editor Halloween is a time for people of all ages to dres...

Fall 2016 Brings Old Law Building New Purpose

Fall 2016 Brings Old Law Building New Purpose

April 23, 2015

By ANA FOTA Staff Writer Published: March 15, 2015 While the new law school building and McKeon resid...

CAB & USG Announce End of Year “Bash”

April 15, 2015

By TYLER MARTINS Editor-In-Chief Published: March 15, 2015 Campus Activities Board (CAB) and United...

‘Under the Tent’ Cancelled-Tent Too Expensive

‘Under the Tent’ Cancelled-Tent Too Expensive

March 11, 2015

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-In-ChiefPublished: March 11, 2015 “Under the Tent,” an annual event co-sponsored by United ...

Hellogoodbye Announced as Winterfest Performers

November 10, 2012

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: November 9, 2012 Fordham College at Lincoln Center's (FCLC) Campus Activities Board (CAB) announced Friday that the band Hellogoodbye would be the performers for this year's inaugural Winterfest concert. As part of CAB's Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser, Anna Nyzio, CAB trea...