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a bike lane next to the sidewalk with a barrier of parked cars separating it from the street

NYC Needs More Protected Bike Lanes

October 2, 2020

Protected or not, we need to safeguard these lanes not only with barriers but also with legislation and fines.

a lowenstein elevator at full capacity, disallowed under fordham's reopening plan

Fordham’s Reopening Plan is ‘Too Little, Too Late’

July 9, 2020

Fordham's delayed decision on a plan for the upcoming semester has made it difficult for many students to make their own plans for the fall.

Absentee Ballots

Late Absentee Ballots Leave New York Voters Disenfranchised

July 8, 2020

The New York Democratic presidential primary seemed to pose more problems than usual for Fordham students this year. Students reported receiving their absentee ballots late, having to visit polling centers and potentially not voting at all due to confusion around mail-in ballots.

a For Sale sign

Should I Stay or Should I Go

June 19, 2020

While it would be trivial to pretend that anyone could predict how the coronavirus crisis will end and when its long-term effects will be fully realized, the rise of remote working could certainly incentivize renters to move out of their city apartments and into the suburbs.

Andy Fasulo (right) and Jim Ruane (right)

Longtime Public Safety Supervisor Andy Fasulo Passes Away at 57

May 18, 2020

At his home in Cortlandt Manor, New York, Andrew “Andy” Fasulo, the supervisor of Fordham’s department of public safety for eight years, passed away from a heart attack on May 14. He was 57 years old.

Josh Castilon woke up at 5 a.m. and put a mask and gloves on to head to Dunkin’ Donuts. He picked up donuts, bagels and coffee to bring to the nurses and doctors at Mount Sinai Morningside.

FLOW Students Give Back to the NYC Frontliners

May 6, 2020

Filipinos of LC Offering Welcome (FLOW) is giving back to NYC healthcare workers by delivering food and supplies to the hardest-hit hospitals in the country.

Comparing NYC Schools’ Response to COVID-19

Comparing NYC Schools’ Response to COVID-19

April 14, 2020

NYC universities, including Fordham, are beginning to address student concerns that accompany the completion of the spring semester online — including financial reimbursement.

College Students React to Governments’ Stimulus Money Checks

College Students React to Governments’ Stimulus Money Checks

April 14, 2020

Students at Fordham Lincoln Center are known for juggling internships, part-time jobs and other side gigs that help them pay for New York City life. Yet the specific details on who qualifies in the government’s categories have left one demographic confused: college students.

Protesters march on Columbus Circle with homemade signs and posters.

Demonstrators Chant ‘Rise and Roar’ at 2020 Women’s March

January 22, 2020

Hundreds of people gathered on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 18, despite freezing temperatures for the city’s annual Women’s March. Demonstrators gathered at Columbus Circle, minutes away from Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), and downtown at Foley Square in a massive show of support for women’s rights. 


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