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Ignatian Week Celebrates Jesuit History

Ignatian Week Celebrates Jesuit History

November 5, 2019

Fordham’s Campus Ministry hosted its annual Ignatian Week at both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26. Ignatian Week is an opportunity to learn about the identity and tradition of what it means to be a Jesuit, as described by Associate Director of Campus Ministry and Director of Ignatian Initiatives Erin Hoffman. 

Campus Ministry Calls Out Capitol Hill

Campus Ministry Calls Out Capitol Hill

October 16, 2019

In a few weeks, Fordham students and faculty will join other students from Jesuit institutions in Washington D.C. for the Ignation Family Teach-in for Justice (IFTJ), the largest annual Catholic gathering for social justice.

New York Takes a Stand on the Climate Crisis

New York Takes a Stand on the Climate Crisis

October 2, 2019

On the afternoon of Sept. 20, 2019, millions of people worldwide gathered to take part in youth-led climate protests. New York was no exception — an estimated 250,000 people marched through lower Manhattan to demand action on climate change.

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.

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

September 7, 2019

Fordham would not be in existence today if it weren’t for the driving forces of God’s love, and it is our job to maintain and continue passing those driving forces of love to one another and to those in our communities.

How Fordham Serves Its Faith Community

How Fordham Serves Its Faith Community

April 30, 2019

Young Catholics are seemingly moving away from the Church. But at Fordham Lincoln Center, Campus Ministry provides many ways for students to grow in their faith, regardless if they’re Catholic or not.

Second Floor Latest to Receive Renovations

Second Floor Latest to Receive Renovations

April 9, 2019

The second floor on Lowenstein finally reopened on Monday, April 8, after months of renovation, which left many students with less available free space.

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

Fordham University Students Hold Vigil Honoring Pittsburgh Victims

Fordham University Students Hold Vigil Honoring Pittsburgh Victims

November 14, 2018

Devastating. The word was on the lips of each speaker addressing the grieving community during the Nov. 1 vigil held by the Jewish Students Organization (JSO) for the 11 lives lost that week in the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Rose Hill Student Collapses, University Gathers To Pray for Recovery

September 26, 2018

On the morning of Sept. 25, an email from the Office of the President shocked the Fordham community. ...

Muslim Community At Fordham Finds New Prayer Space

Muslim Community At Fordham Finds New Prayer Space

September 26, 2018

By ELIZA PUTNAM Staff Writer Jummah, a communal prayer for Muslims on Friday afternoons, was held a...

Student Walkout Begins With Prayer, Demands Action

Student Walkout Begins With Prayer, Demands Action

March 21, 2018

On the morning of March 14, Fordham students joined campuses across the nation as they participated in ...