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A Day in the Life: College Students During a Pandemic

October 20, 2020

Three Fordham students, two in New York and one in Abu Dhabi, go through a typical day of online learning for the fall semester.

Auricchio spoke with Rebecca Stark-Gendrano and Mica McKnight, Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students and Assistant Dean for Sophomores, respectively. Both assured listeners that they are available and working hard to answer students’ questions. They also noted that the add-drop period will proceed as usual until Sep. 3.

Town Hall Part 2: Changes to Instruction Within FCLC and Gabelli

August 7, 2020

Deans from FCLC and Gabelli discussed in detail how their respective schools would adapt to a hybrid learning environment.

Textbooks stacked on a shelf

UPDATED: Belongings Left With No Return

April 28, 2020

The last time most Fordham students saw their dorms and all the belongings within them was the middle of March. Due to Governor Andrew Cuomo extending the lockdown in NYC, the date for picking up student belongings remains unclear as students across the world voice their varying concerns.

Due to the recent suspension of all on-campus events and face-to-face classes, Fordham will only continue to distribute information about community members who test positive if they have been on campus within two weeks of their diagnosis.

First Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed on Campus

March 19, 2020

On March 19, The Office of the President emailed the Fordham community confirming the first case of coronavirus in an undergraduate Fordham student. The student left campus on March 10 and began exhibiting symptoms of the virus on March 15.

While students see the value of using bike lanes to get around, many are apprehensive due to the recent spate in cyclist deaths across the city.

UWS Welcomes Safer Bike Lanes

October 30, 2019

After just 10 deaths in 2018, 23 bikers have already died in 2019. In response to what Mayor de Blasio is calling a citywide “crisis,” the Department of Transportation is rolling out its “Green Wave” initiative to try and better protect New Yorkers.

Police investigate a shooting on West End Avenue and West 63rd Street, exactly one month after a shooting on Amsterdam Avenue

Gunshots Cause Safety Concerns

October 30, 2019

In September, students reported hearing gunshots. However, students never received a notification from Fordham's public safety about the incident that happened just a block away from campus.

Auricchio's Instagram bio reads,

Dean of FCLC Follows Back

September 17, 2019

While most adults still don’t know how to properly use hashtags, Dr. Laura Auricchio, the newly appointed Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center, has posted on Instagram every day for the month of August.

Wertz is the interim dean of FCLC while the search committee finds a successor for Grimes.

UPDATED: Search for FCLC Dean Nearing Conclusion

April 20, 2019

At a College Council meeting on April 4, attendees discussed an end of April deadline.

Marina Vergara, FCLC '22 (back center), took credit for the prank with a group of her friends.

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

March 6, 2019

McKeon Hall residents are still seeking answers after a group of pranksters targeted the freshman dorm building. On Mar. 4, McKeon residents awoke on the surprise snow day to photos of Danny DeVito taped to every room’s door.

USG President Demetrios Stratis proudly presents The Battle of Fordham.

USG Launches The Battle of Fordham

February 21, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Fordham Lincoln Center’s United Student Government (USG) will officially launch The Battle of Fordham, a month-long cross-campus game that will engage 71 Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students.

These increases in diversity and academic achievement coincide with increased acceptance of female students.

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.

During his last year as President of USG, Demetrios Stratis (right) aims to enhance communication with Fordham students. (KEVIN CHRISTOPHER ROBLES/THE OBSERVER)

USG Enters Spring Semester with High Hopes

December 7, 2018

After a semester of student unrest and internal division, Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC)’s United Student Government (USG) is heading into the spring semester with a united front and high hopes for better communication with students and administrators alike.