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Video on Demand: A Cure for Cinephilia?

April 28, 2020

From the big studios to small film companies, the film industry has to figure out how to keep audiences while they’re at home, and in the future to come.

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Fordham’s Resilience in the Era of the Coronavirus

April 28, 2020

Fordham University will make an announcement about the fall semester in regards to coronavirus on May 11.

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Coronavirus Can’t Stop Creativity

April 28, 2020

Chesca Mac, FCLC ’21, releases her latest single, “AWTC,” to all streaming platforms. The single is a reflection of her community bonds made at Fordham. bonds she has made at Fordham.

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Students’ Job Searches Go Digital

April 28, 2020

Students have been experiencing cancellations of summer internships due to the coronavirus outbreak, but more than 5,000 jobs and internships have been posted on Career Services’ app, Handshake, since the pandemic started.

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Professor’s Algorithm Forecasts Italian Outbreak

April 28, 2020

Limits in COVID-19 testing are preventing accurate predictions of the virus’s spread. A computer algorithm developed by a Fordham professor of Economics, Rick Vinod, offers a solution to this issue, despite the limited data.

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New York’s Budget: It Ain’t Much, But It’s an Improvement

April 28, 2020

Although strategically sprinkled with all too common sleights of hand from New York politicians, next year’s budget poses a win for New York’s middle class residents and reinforces safety throughout the city and state.

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Coronavirus Pushes Earth Day Celebrations Online

April 25, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Fordham's Environmental Club and Social Innovation Collaboratory pushed their celebrations and activism online through a multitude of interactive and informative events.

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The Silent Sufferers of the Coronavirus Pandemic: Human-Trafficking Victims

April 22, 2020

The tentacles of the coronavirus pandemic have infiltrated the darkest of all places in the world — human trafficking.

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What Lies Ahead for New York?

April 22, 2020

Because the virus is spreading asymmetrically throughout the country, it’s likely that states and cities not hit as hard may reopen before New York.

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Fordham Opts Out of Using Exam Monitoring Software

April 22, 2020

As final exams begin, Fordham is encouraging faculty to be conscious of students who have had their lives disrupted due to the pandemic.

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A Look at Fordham’s Last Pandemic: The Swine Flu

April 22, 2020

It was the fall semester of 2009, and a very different pandemic had reached Fordham’s doors: the swine flu. By December of that year, 165 cases of H1N1 had appeared at the Rose Hill campus and 12 at Lincoln Center. 

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Utilizing University Health Services for COVID-19

April 22, 2020

As the city struggles with the rapid spread of the virus, Fordham Health Services continues to serve students and staff remotely.