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Fordham Anticipates a Required Diversity Course in the Future

Fordham Anticipates a Required Diversity Course in the Future

May 1, 2019

A task force called together by Father McShane developed the idea of a required credit-bearing diversity course for Fall 2019, but it is likely to undergo a three to five year delay. The program is a part of the newly implemented First Year Experience, a multifaceted interactive yearlong program for freshmen.

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

April 9, 2019

Jenifer Campbell, senior director of residential life, explained that the office works with transgender students on a case-by-case basis.

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

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.

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

November 2, 2018

On Nov. 1, Jack Bugbee, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, discovered a poster advertising the Rally for Trans Rights vandalized in a stall in one of the men’s restrooms in the Leon Lowenstein building.

ResLife Blocks Most Guest Policy Provisions

ResLife Blocks Most Guest Policy Provisions

September 12, 2018

Keith Eldredge, dean of students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) wanted to be careful whe...

SJP Lives On as Study Group

April 19, 2018

As the court battle for the formation of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Fordham continues to w...

Bringing Gender Inclusivity to Campus

Bringing Gender Inclusivity to Campus

January 24, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor Recent restroom and student housing policy changes occurring at un...

Students Call for Guest Policy Change

Students Call for Guest Policy Change

October 9, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor College campuses, particularly those in New York City, are no s...

State of the Institution: Free Speech at Fordham

September 2, 2017

By COLIN SHEELEY News Editor “The Board needs to communicate more with the faculty,” Andrew Clar...

Students Oppose Fordham’s Motion to Dismiss in SJP Legal Battle

Students Oppose Fordham’s Motion to Dismiss in SJP Legal Battle

September 2, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor The fight to grant club status to Students for Justice in Palesti...

Students of SJP File Suit Against Fordham

Students of SJP File Suit Against Fordham

April 26, 2017

By ELIZABETH LANDRY News Co-Editor Emerita With representation by the Center for Constitutional R...

Biden Issues Letter on Sexual Assault to College Presidents

Biden Issues Letter on Sexual Assault to College Presidents

February 25, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Co-Editor Former United States Vice President Joe Biden issued a lett...