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a graphic illustration of pie charts showing 42% of Black respondents experienced discrimination by Fordham's Public Safety officers compared to only 10% of white respondents

Fordham Anti-Racist Alumni Collective Survey Supports Testimonies of Racism

October 15, 2020

The Fordham Anti-Racist Alumni Collective launched a survey about the different experiences black and white students have on campus.

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New ASILI Demands Target Public Safety and RAs

September 15, 2020

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, is calling for anti-racist reforms at Fordham’s Public Safety Department and Office of Residential Life in an updated list of demands.

an NYPD cruiser with its lights on sits in front of the Columbus statue at night

Tightening the Circle: Police’s New Tactics in LC Neighborhood

August 20, 2020

As Fordham Lincoln Center students return to campus, they may notice an increased police presence in the neighborhood surrounding the university.

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.

screenshot of a petition asking fordham to donate to local organizations

Students Push Back Against the Administration’s Thoughts and Prayers

June 3, 2020

After McShane’s statement regarding the death of George Floyd was released on May 30, many students found a lack of a call to action amidst his words.

Fordham Alum Charged in NYPD Attack During Black Lives Matter Protest

Fordham Alum Charged in NYPD Attack During Black Lives Matter Protest

June 3, 2020

Over the weekend, Urooj Rahman was arrested on federal charges after allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at a police car during the BLM protests.

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.

NYPD officer at emergency action protest on Nov. 1.

Students Storm Subway Protesting NYPD, MTA

November 13, 2019

An emergency action protest against the New York Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority was held in downtown Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 2019.

The NYPD sent a letter to the Rolling Loud music festival requesting that five of the acts be removed stating that they had been involved in recent city violence.

Rolling Loud Needs to be the Last Time the NYPD Criminalizes Artists

October 30, 2019

The weekend of Oct. 12, Rolling Loud held its inaugural New York City festival at Citi Field. What wa...

Mulkeen left a lucrative career in finance in order to serve his University's local Bronx community.

NYC Mourns Fordham Alumnus and Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

October 16, 2019

NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, Fordham alumnus of Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill (GSBRH) ’08, passed away after being shot in the line of duty on Sept. 29, 2019. He was 33 years old and lived in Yorktown Heights, New York.

The black Audi entered the Rose Hill campus at the main entrance and stopped near Martyr's Lawn. Six police cars arrived at the scene and apprehended the three men on foot.

Bronx Car Chase Culminates on Martyrs’ Court

March 1, 2019

At 11:50 a.m. on March 1, a car drove through Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus with NYPD officers in pursuit. Three men were arrested, and 20 bags of heroin were recovered from the suspects.

Members of the Bronx Community Board 6 organized an event with PAL participants and the New York Jets on Martyrs' Lawn. (PHOTO COURTESY OF BRONX COMMUNITY BOARD 6)

Flag Football Jets to Rose Hill

November 26, 2016

By ANGELIKA MENENDEZ Staff Writer On Nov. 1, the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the New York Police...