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Pandemic Passes and COVID Catches: Fordham Sports During the Fall

September 19, 2020

Interim Athletic Director Ed Kull discusses revenue losses from the cancellation of fall sports and considers a way forward for Fordham Athletics.

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Jaden Vazquez: Fordham Linebacker Seeks LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Athletics

September 17, 2020

Fordham Linebacker Jaden Vazquez, who identifies as bisexual, is striving for LGBTQ+ inclusivity in athletics with student-athlete run organization Fordham Connect.

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The World of eSports Arrives at Fordham

September 16, 2020

Fordham Athletics recently designated eSports as an intramural sport; however, a lack of student interest has been keeping the gaming pool small.

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Persevering Despite Disappointment: Student-Athletes Reflect on Suspended Season

July 31, 2020

The players on the affected teams have had to come to terms with losing the opportunity to compete in the fall.

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BREAKING: Atlantic 10 League Suspends Fall Season

July 17, 2020

The A10 plans to reschedule all fall competitive events for spring 2021; exact dates have yet to be announced.

Commitments of Fordham Athletics

Student-Athletes Say Words Against Racism Aren’t Enough from Athletics Department

July 8, 2020

Fordham Athletics announced their plan to address racism in the program. In response, students are advocating for action to uphold the promises made.

David Roach

An Era Comes to a Close: Fordham Athletic Director Announces Retirement

April 21, 2020

Fordham Athletic Director David Roach recently announced his retirement, effective at the end of the academic year. In his eight years with Fordham, Roach contributed to the university’s winning tradition and an environment that allowed coaches and athletes to succeed.

Fordham will suspend all in-person classes for the remainder of the semester.

Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Through Spring Semester

March 13, 2020

After originally suspending in-person instruction until March 30, the university had extended the suspension to the duration of the semester.

The Rose Hill Gymnasium underwent phase one of its renovations this summer, which involved the installation of new lower-level seating. (PHOTO COURTESY OF FORDHAM SPORTS)

Rose Hill Gym Takes On A New Look

September 2, 2017

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports & Health Editor As students return to the Rose Hill campus for the...

Sleujtes has learned how to thrive both in the classroom and in the pool. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Sleutjes Succeeds as Student and Swimmer

February 9, 2017

By ANGELIKA MENENDEZ Asst. Social Media Editor Hailing from over 1,000 miles away in Sherman Oaks,...

Yankee Stadium will host the 2016 Ram-Crusader Cup, a storied rivalry between Fordham and Holy Cross.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF DEX(07)/FLICKR)

Fordham Prepares for Ram-Crusader Cup

October 15, 2016

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports Editor For some, when they think of November, the images that come t...

Fordham Freshmen Look to Excel in Athletics

September 29, 2016

By ARTEMIS TSAGARIS Contributing Writer Transitioning from high school to college is tough for everyone, but is especially hard for student-athletes considering the w...