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Fordham in 17 syllables

Fordham in 17 syllables

October 25, 2019

Alison Ettinger-DeLong and Maya Nayman share haikus describing the experience of being a student at Fordham University in October.

Residency is Overrated

Residency is Overrated

October 24, 2019

Everyone said I would regret not living at Fordham. Yet here we are four years later, and I do not regret a thing.

What Does It Mean to Be Latinx?

What Does It Mean to Be Latinx?

October 16, 2019

Two people who identity Latinx sit down and have a conversation about what it means to to be part of the community during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Fire Drill Interrupts Midterm Schedules (Updated)

Fire Drill Interrupts Midterm Schedules (Updated)

October 8, 2019

A fire safety drill in the Leon Lowenstein building impacted students and staff alike on Oct. 8, disrupting classes during midterms. The drill, originally set for 10 a.m., took place at 11:15 a.m with little warning.

Stove’s Cabin Crew Fills Friday with First Laughs of the Year

Stove’s Cabin Crew Fills Friday with First Laughs of the Year

October 2, 2019

Stove’s Cabin Crew’s first show of the year was an evening full of laughs and people, as the room was packed past capacity.

Know the Faces of the Administration

Know the Faces of the Administration

September 19, 2019

Our administration is not a faceless monolith, and their roles and politics matter. 

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

September 7, 2019

Fordham would not be in existence today if it weren’t for the driving forces of God’s love, and it is our job to maintain and continue passing those driving forces of love to one another and to those in our communities.

Fordham Botched New Healthcare Roll-Out and We’re All Going to Pay: Jumping SHIP is Not an Option

Fordham Botched New Healthcare Roll-Out and We’re All Going to Pay: Jumping SHIP is Not an Option

July 18, 2019

In early May, students were surprised with an email from Senior Vice President for Student Affairs J...

Fordham Mandates Health Insurance Plans For All Undergraduate Students

Fordham Mandates Health Insurance Plans For All Undergraduate Students

June 15, 2019

Starting next fall, Fordham will offer a new group plan underwritten by the health insurance company, Aetna.

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

April 30, 2019

Ah, Fordham University: the recycling bin for Ivy rejects and NYU hopefuls clinging to their last chance to make it in the big city. Students moan about the day they’ll finally get their chance to transfer out of a school notorious for its total lack of spirit and ghosts of lost dreams wandering the halls.

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

March 22, 2019

Fordham station lies in a predominately black and Latin-American community. Many, along with Stringer, believe that the old policy was the result of institutional racism, and aimed to make mobility for minority communities more difficult.

Fordham Starts Strong Against Iona

Fordham Starts Strong Against Iona

March 10, 2019

When facing a hapless opponent, the goal in baseball is to perform at a reasonable level without becoming complacent given the easy going. And perform is exactly what they did, defeating the 0–10 Gaels by a score of 9–2.