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Cammarosano standing in a suit in tie in front of a glass door

‘Beating Heart of Fordham’ Joseph Cammarosano Passes Away at 97

June 23, 2020

The Fordham alumnus, former administrator and economics professor emeritus passed away from congestive heart failure on May 19.

The statue of Ramses the Fordham ram in the Outdoor Plaza wearing a surgical mask.

Fordham Suspends All Face-to-Face Classes

March 9, 2020

the Office of the President emailed the Fordham community, notifying them that all Fordham classes are suspended from 1 p.m. March 9 through March 10. Classes starting on March 11 will be instructed online only. 

McShane Maintains Fordham on Upward Trajectory

McShane Maintains Fordham on Upward Trajectory

November 13, 2019

Fordham ranks 74th nationally among colleges and universities in the United States. In addition, Fordham maintained some positive movement for the second time in a row, rising from 203 to 176 among 800 national institutions.

Students often lament Fordham's ranking compared to other NYC schools.

Do Fordham Students Care About Rankings?

March 11, 2019

President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., has written statements both criticizing the notion of these lists and asking the community to improve Fordham’s position in them. For the most part, though, college students find these ranking systems relatively insignificant.

Donika Celaj, FCRH '19 passed away unexpectedly.

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

March 6, 2019

Donika Celaj is survived by her parents, Gzim and Ariana Celaj, and her brothers Fisnik and Lorik.


McShane Launches CUSP Phase II, Allocates $8 Million

December 6, 2018

On Dec. 3, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., announced his plan to shift the Continuous University Strategic Planning (CUSP) process into its second stage.

McShane Endorses Statement Made by the AJCU on DACA

McShane Endorses Statement Made by the AJCU on DACA

September 6, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief In response to President Trump's plan to phase out the Obama-era Defe...

Student protester Sapphira Lurie, FCLC '17, is blocked from entering a door by Public Safety supervisors at Cunniffe House at Fordham Rose Hill. (GEORGE HORIHAN/The Observer)

UPDATED: Investigation of Cunniffe House Incident Finds No Evidence of Excessive Force

June 15, 2017

An independent investigation of an April 27 incident involving a confrontation between student protesters and Public Safety Officers (PSOs) found that the Public...

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The Uncertainty of I.C.E.

March 29, 2017

Many universities hesitate to declare themselves “sanctuary campuses,” and those who do have varying...

Students for Justice in Palestine's protest outside Fordham Lincoln Center on Jan. 23. (PHOTO BY STEPHAN KOZUB/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Stands by SJP Veto Amid Criticism

January 28, 2017

Fordham is standing by Dean of Students Keith Eldredge’s Dec. 22 decision to deny a prospective St...


Inside Trump’s Days at Fordham

January 26, 2017

President Donald Trump likes to talk about the fact that he went to the Wharton School of Business at...


BREAKING: Diversity Task Force Releases University Study

November 15, 2016

By ELIZABETH LANDRY Asst. News Editor The Task Force on Diversity at Fordham University has released the resu...