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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...

Fordham Public Safety is prepared for any emergency scenario. (JON BJORNSON/THE OBSERVER)

Students Look to Fordham Public Safety After Chelsea Bombings

September 29, 2016

By NATHAN NISENSON Contributing Writer A major attraction of Fordham University are its New York C...


Anti-Gay Message Found in Rose Hill Dorm

September 7, 2016

By BEN MOORE Editor-in-Chief Residents of Finlay Hall found what was likely an anti-gay message written ...

See Something, Say Something When Needed

February 11, 2015

By ELIZABETH ATHYStaff WriterPublished: February 11, 2015 Using 311 to report instances of suspicious behavior is very popular, especially in places like New York City. 311 provides some security for a caller by allowing him or her to leave an anonymous tip of a crime believed to be happening in their area, such as drug de...

Students may choose to report to either male or female supervisors. (Sarah Howard / The Observer)

Lack of Female Security Supervisors on Campus

December 22, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINANews EditorPublished: December 10, 2014 The last College Council meeting, on Thursday, Nov. 13, raised concerns about the lack of female security su...