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Fordham Law Holds Discussion on Race and Protesting Injustice

June 19, 2020

The Fordham Law School hosted a talk on Zoom entitled "Protest, Police Violence and The Pandemic." The event covered the protests and Black Lives Matter movement.

Protesters in Columbus Circle chanted

New Yorkers Demand Accountability Following Trump’s Acquittal

February 19, 2020

Following President Donald Trump’s acquittal by the Senate and conclusion of his impeachment trial, thousands of protestors responded by mobilizing at Columbus Circle, one block away from Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus. The protest took place on Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. as a part of a larger campaign by “Reject The Cover-up,” a coalition of protest groups that joined together weeks before the Senate ended Trump’s impeachment trial without calling witnesses.

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

February 19, 2020

Scoring Trump's top 10 Fordham memes of all time, which, unlike his grades while at Rose Hill, we can share with you.

Pat Cipollone, Fordham College at Rose Hill '88, will have an integral role in the outcome of the impeachment trial, and, by extension, contemporary American history.

Fordham Alum Defends President in Impeachment Hearings

January 30, 2020

For only the third time in history, an American president is on trial after a formal impeachment inquiry. Representing Donald Trump on the Senate floor in one of the most scrutinized political trials in contemporary American history is Pat Cipollone, a Fordham University graduate. 

The controversy around Trump's impeachment proceedings continue to grow.

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

November 13, 2019

Halloween got a little spookier for President Trump when the Democratic House of Representatives voted on Oct. 31 to formalize an impeachment inquiry into the president amidst allegations he engaged in a quid pro quo with Ukranian President Vladmir Zelensky.

They say you should never ask a woman her age, but what about a politician?

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

October 30, 2019

At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders has been endlessly campaigning through the states over the last few months. At such an old age, it’s a miracle that Sanders is able to keep up with the physical trials of the campaign trail.

Donald Trump is the subject of an impeachment inquiry put forth by his most vehement detractors, and questionable evidence.

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

October 16, 2019

With the current set of evidence, the only way Democrats have conjured up the idea of Trump withholding Ukranian aid is based on their view of the president who they clearly are not fond of. Impeachment is too serious of a process for it to be based solely on hearsay and poorly understood transcripts.

Fake Polls, Real Money

Fake Polls, Real Money

August 25, 2019

If President Trump cannot believe that the polls that show him in a negative light are at all accurate, his solution seems to be to create his own poll, which is rigged for him to win.

Trump seems to be unable to own his mistakes — instead, he jumps to defend himself.

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

March 18, 2019

Why on God’s green Earth would anyone want to lie about a simple slip of the tongue like this? One rationalization stands out among the rest: Trump has been so engulfed by winning and privilege his whole life that he refuses to lose any battle, however small.

Mireille Twayigira spoke at Fordham Lincoln Center about her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

According to Special Advisor Michael Cohen,

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

February 27, 2019

During testimony before the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Michael Cohen, provided was a letter addressed to University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. threatening Fordham University with criminal action should the institution release Trump’s college transcripts.

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.