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When steam started to rise, FDNY trucks and Con Ed arrived on scene.

140 West Building Evacuated Due to Valve Leak

February 5, 2020

A damaged safety valve caused a steam release on the roof of the 140 West 62nd Street Building. The steam forced a building wide evacuation and all building’s classes and club events to be cancelled for the or the evening.

Police investigate a shooting on West End Avenue and West 63rd Street, exactly one month after a shooting on Amsterdam Avenue

Gunshots Cause Safety Concerns

October 30, 2019

In September, students reported hearing gunshots. However, students never received a notification from Fordham's public safety about the incident that happened just a block away from campus.

If a female student wants to report a Title IX case on campus, her options are almost exclusively male. (GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS/THE OBSERVER)

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

(COURTESY OF PUBLIC SAFETY) The suspect was recorded in the surveillance footage of a Ram Van camera on 60th Street.

Student Assaulted in Attempted Robbery near Lincoln Center Campus

January 23, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH News Editor Tuesday morning, a Fordham student was assaulted during an attemp...

(Courtesy of Chriss Haight Pagani)

Public Safety Issues Statement on Feral Cats

November 16, 2017

Feral cats might as well be the unofficial mascot of Fordham University; at Rose Hill, they are a common...

BREAKING: Swastika Found in Rose Hill Restroom

BREAKING: Swastika Found in Rose Hill Restroom

September 7, 2017

A Resident Assistant found a swastika in the Tierney Hall restroom at Rose Hill on Sept. 6, according...


Attempted Robbery Occurs Near Lincoln Center Campus

September 5, 2016

Two Fordham students were the victims of an attempted robbery on 60th Street between Amsterdam and West...

Kathleen Meehan, who has 21 years of experience in the NYPD, is Fordham Lincoln Center’s first female security supervisor. (PHOTO BY YIPING HOLLY WANG /THE OBSERVER)

Public Safety Hires Female Duty Supervisor

March 10, 2016

By EMILY JONES Contributing Writer A previous point of contention for students in reporting incidents t...

Snow blanketing the normally busy Columbus Circle. (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER)

Public Safety, Commuters Discuss Snow Concerns

February 10, 2016

Following the second worst snowstorm in New York City history, the Office of Public Safety decided to re...


Fordham Reacts to Slur on Minority Student Door

September 16, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-in-Chief Three Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) roommates went to footb...

Sexual Assault Climate Survey Made Live

April 15, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA News Editor Published: March 15, 2015 Just one week after President of Fordham Unive...

BSA and Students Voice Disapproval of Race Descriptor in Safety Alert

March 4, 2015

By: ADRIANA GALLINA News Editor Published: March 4, 2015 In response to Public Safety Alert 05-15 on Feb. 26, both Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) and Fordham College at Rose Hill's (FCRH) Black Student Alliances (BSA) expressed their disapproval to Robert Howe, senior director of communications, for the usage ...