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On Oct. 28, University President Joseph M. McShane, S.J, responded to the recent shootings in Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown.

McShane Responds to Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown Shootings

October 28, 2018

On the morning of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, the Office of the President responded with anger and frustration to the recent shootings that have exploded across the country in a university-wide email.

On Oct. 24, the Time Warner Center was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package in the building. They treated the package as an explosive device.

NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center After Finding Explosive Device

October 24, 2018

The Time Warner Center (TWC) was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package sent to...

John Brennan, Former Director of the CIA, will   join Fordham Law School as the Distinguished Fellow for Global Security for the Center on National Security. 
(PHOTO COURTESY of George Bridges/KRT via TNS)

John Brennan Named Distinguished Fellow for Global Security

September 5, 2017

Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan, Fordham College at Rose Hill (F...

John Brennan, Director of the CIA featured above. (Astrid Ricken/MCT)

Fordham Students React to the Drone Papers

December 1, 2015

By GUNAR OLSEN Contributing Writer In what NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden called the “most imp...

This marks the first time Fordham has rescinded an honorary degree. (PHOTO via Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Cosby’s Honorary Degree Questioned

August 2, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA and BEN MOORE Editor-in-Chief, Managing/Online Editor The Daily Beast reported t...

John Brennan, Former Director of the CIA, will   join Fordham Law School as the Distinguished Fellow for Global Security for the Center on National Security. 
(PHOTO COURTESY of George Bridges/KRT via TNS)

Board of Trustees Rejects Petition to Revoke Brennan’s Honorary Degree

May 13, 2015

UPDATED: 09:30 a.m., May 14, 2015 By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-in-Chief Fordham Faculty Against Torture (FFAT) an...

Faculty Petition to Revoke Honorary Degree

February 11, 2015

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: February 11, 2015 Fordham faculty members have come together to...

Staff Editorial: Set the World on Fire, Not Its People

By THE OBSERVER EDITORIAL BOARD

February 11, 2015

Published: February 11, 2015 Seven Fordham faculty members have come together to demand that Fordham revoke CIA Director’s John Brennan’s honorary degree, which was conferred in 2012. It was unfortunate that the honor was bestowed upon him then; now, in light of the recent report on torture released by the Senate Select ...

John Brennan, Director of the CIA featured above. (Astrid Ricken/MCT)

Counterterrorism Expert to Speak at Graduation

March 7, 2012

By FAITH HEAPHY and LAURA CHANG Editor-in-Chief and News Co-Editor Published: March 7, 2012 Fordh...