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a graphic illustration showing the covid-19 reponse of fordham, columbia, and NYU. Fordham: infection rate 0.30%, total cases 30, assigned grade B-. Columbia: infection rate 0.06%, total cases 15, assigned grade B+. NYU: infection rate 0.16%, total cases 294, assigned grade B

Reopening in a Hotspot: Fordham’s COVID-19 Response Compared to Other NYC Schools

October 15, 2020

Despite recieving an F for COVID-19 communication, Fordham has managed to keep COVID-19 case relatively low on campus compared to other NYC schools.

The reception desk of University Health Services, which oversees COVID-19 testing

New Rounds of COVID-19 Testing

October 14, 2020

All on-campus students and faculty must complete monthly COVID tests. However, who has access to the tests and who pays is still unclear.

a photo of Title IX coordinator Kareem Peat taken with the Rose Hill campus in the background

Changes to Title IX Enact a Strict Burden of Proof

September 18, 2020

Students were informed of the May 2020 changes to Title IX at the start of this semester. Survivors of sexual assault fear the implications of the new rules.

Three Observer newspapers

Staff Editorial: Fordham Should Refund Partial Tuition for a Virtual Student Experience

August 21, 2020

In order to accommodate for the new virtual experience, Fordham should refund students for the increased tuition costs and lower tuition costs in the spring.

screenshots of the instagram posts accusing Matthew Maguire of misconduct

Speak Up Fordham: The Theatre Department

July 30, 2020

Multiple allegations have arisen against theatre professor Matthew Maguire, in the first of a series sparked by @letstalkaboutitfordham and @blackatfordham posts.

A laptop and tablet on a desk with Zoom open on both screens

Fordham Details Hybrid Learning Plan for Fall 2020

July 29, 2020

As the fall semester draws closer, Fordham is providing more details that pertain to the hybrid learning plan. While the university is pushing for optimism and innovation, students continue to worry about their safety.

Three Observer newspapers

Fordham’s Lack of Sexual Health Resources Puts Students in Danger

July 28, 2020

Fordham should develop a better approach to sexual education and health by further educating nurses and providing students with accurate information regarding birth control and STDs.

Black at Fordham screenshots, which prompted student demands for change

Students ‘Want More Concrete Actions’ to Address Racism

July 8, 2020

Fordham community demands more racial diversity from the university after an emailed response to months of protesting.

Randy in his video to trustees, and comments

Student Says #LookUpStepDown to a Predominately White Board of Trustees

July 7, 2020

Randy Dumalig, FCRH ’22, posted an Instagram video on the discrepancy between the diversity of the university trustees and the student body they serve.