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Estevan Bellán attended St. John’s College, which would later be renamed
Fordham University, between 1863 and 1868.

Uncovering Cuban Baseball’s Bronx Origins

April 28, 2020

In 1863, Steve Bellán enrolled at St. John’s College. It would be another 44 years before the school was renamed Fordham University, but Bellán’s introduction to the rest of his life began in the rudimentary fields of the Fordham area.

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Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

February 6, 2019

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

Irish pride is prevalent in New York, notably at Lillie's in Union Square. (ANDREW BEECHER/THE OBSERVER)

An Immigrant’s School Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2018

By ISABELLA MALFI Contributing Writer St. Patrick’s Day has become bigger than itself. The globally-known ...