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Trump and the Hierarchy of Hurricanes

Trump and the Hierarchy of Hurricanes

October 10, 2018

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, hurricane season officially ends in Novem...

Irrational Disasters: Unwise Simply to Weather the Storm

Irrational Disasters: Unwise Simply to Weather the Storm

January 25, 2018

You can admit it. You’ve seen the headlines. Wildfires. Hurricanes. Droughts. You’ve glanced and ...

Is Fordham Ready for a Natural Disaster?

Is Fordham Ready for a Natural Disaster?

November 19, 2017

By DANIEL YUSIM Contributing Writer Following the disastrous effects of Hurricane Sandy throughout...

Natural Disasters Take Social Media by Storm

November 12, 2012

By ALISSA FAJEK Asst. Opinions Editor Published: November 12, 2012 For everything that happens in our world, there is a Twitter page, a Facebook page, a dedicated Tumblr blog and various Internet memes that will be associated — all within mere hours, and sometimes minutes, of said occurrence. These fan pages are created to poke f...

Fordham Announces Make-Up Days for Missed Classes

November 7, 2012

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: November 7, 2012 UPDATED: The Office of the Provost has announced the class schedule for the make-up days on Dec. 11, 12 and 13 for classes missed due to Hurricane Sandy. According to a university-wide email, New York state law requires accredited university programs to maint...

Updated: Hurricane Sandy Heading for Fordham

Updated: Hurricane Sandy Heading for Fordham

October 28, 2012

By MEHGAN ABDELMASSIH and HARRY HUGGINS News Editor and Editor-in-Chief Published: October 28, 2012 Hurricane Sandy is headed for the tri-state area and New York City officials...

It Pays to Be Prepared! Take Precautions to Keep Safe During a Disaster

September 21, 2011

By JESSICA SENAT Staff Writer Published: September 21, 2011 September is National Preparedness Mon...