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Do Fordham Students Care About Rankings?

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.

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

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

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...

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

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...

The Uncertainty of I.C.E.

The Uncertainty of I.C.E.

March 29, 2017

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

Fordham Stands by SJP Veto Amid Criticism

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

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

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...

CMS Cuts Ties with The Observer: Alumni Voice Support

CMS Cuts Ties with The Observer: Alumni Voice Support

August 26, 2016

When the CMS department decided to cut ties with The Observer, we were foremost concerned with how w...

Blackout at LC Draws Over 200 Students and Admins

Blackout at LC Draws Over 200 Students and Admins

November 19, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Editor On Friday, Nov. 13 at 12:45 p.m., a group of students, facult...

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

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...