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Fordham Rallies Behind Feminism for Women’s History Month

Fordham Rallies Behind Feminism for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

Highlights of the month were the two “Women At Fordham Luncheons” that took place on March 6 and 13. The events included a panel of female Fordham faculty, staff and administrators who shared their experiences navigating society as women.

CDO Aims to Improve Diversity Hiring Process

CDO Aims to Improve Diversity Hiring Process

February 20, 2019

Fordham’s administration has long been working towards creating a more diverse faculty and student body. Chief Diversity Officer Rafael Zapata believes that process starts with diverse hires if the university will allow for the time that takes.

Black Panther Will Win Best Picture

Black Panther Will Win Best Picture

February 19, 2019

It is also not an inconceivable notion that, after having so much controversy surrounding the Oscars’ fairness towards the race of nominees, it might just be a much-needed shot in the arm of the Academy if they let a film as black as “Black Panther” take home the biggest win of the night.

Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

February 6, 2019

New York may be our campus, but it certainly doesn’t look like our school.

Class of ’23 Set to Become Most Diverse and Highest Achieving

Class of ’23 Set to Become Most Diverse and Highest Achieving

February 6, 2019

Fordham continues to accept higher-achieving and more diverse students every year, indicating Fordham is becoming a more competitive institution in terms of admissions.

Sounds About White: The Lack of Diversity in Fordham Syllabi

Sounds About White: The Lack of Diversity in Fordham Syllabi

January 22, 2019

Cat Reynolds delves into the lack of diversity in Fordham's English department when it comes to assigned authors on syllabi.

Did the Academy Finally Do It? Diversity in the 2018 Emmy Award Show

Did the Academy Finally Do It? Diversity in the 2018 Emmy Award Show

October 10, 2018

The 2018 Emmy Awards began with a well-timed reality check. As the most diverse Emmy Awards in history,...

Club Fair Spells New Beginnings for Fordham Students

Club Fair Spells New Beginnings for Fordham Students

September 26, 2018

By KYLE KOVACS Contributing Writer On Thursday, Sept. 20, Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) held its annu...

Silicon Valley Diversity Crisis: Don’t Blame Google

Silicon Valley Diversity Crisis: Don’t Blame Google

March 14, 2018

It’s no secret: Silicon Valley is a sausage fest. More specifically, a white and Asian one. Gender a...

Black Student Alliance Taking Hiatus

Black Student Alliance Taking Hiatus

February 15, 2018

The Black Student Alliance (BSA) at Fordham Lincoln Center (FCLC) has made the decision to take a tem...

NYC Celebrates a Diverse Holiday Season

NYC Celebrates a Diverse Holiday Season

December 10, 2017

It’s wintertime and with that comes curling up under blankets on cold days, hot chocolate and, of cou...

University Chooses New Diversity Officer

University Chooses New Diversity Officer

October 26, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor In an Oct. 11 university-wide email, Fordham President Joseph M. M...