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Robert Moses, Friend of Fordham, Left a Complex Legacy

Robert Moses, Friend of Fordham, Left a Complex Legacy

November 14, 2018

The name Robert Moses has countless connotations, mostly negative, for Fordham students: racism, gentrification...

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Robert Moses Statue Debate Continues

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Robert Moses Statue Debate Continues

October 12, 2017

Robert Moses was still planning, arguing for a Long Island-Manhattan Expressway down the middle of 30th...

Ram Statue Rides Onto Lincoln Center

Ram Statue Rides Onto Lincoln Center

September 28, 2017

After years of rumors and ram-fueled intercampus jealousy, the Lincoln Center campus has achieved what...

Honoring Fordham’s Black History

Honoring Fordham’s Black History

February 24, 2017

By CLAIRE HOLMES Staff Writer As Black History Month draws to a close, Amir Idris, Ph.D., professor...

Robert Moses Plinth To Be Altered

Robert Moses Plinth To Be Altered

September 29, 2016

A plaque or engraving will be added to the Robert Moses plinth on campus. The decision to alter the...

USG Votes to Recommend Keeping the Robert Moses Plinth

USG Votes to Recommend Keeping the Robert Moses Plinth

April 18, 2016

By CONNOR MANNION News Editor On April 14, Leighton Magoon, president of United Student Government (...

Fordham Discusses Robert Moses’ Legacy

Fordham Discusses Robert Moses’ Legacy

April 14, 2016

By HAILEY MOREY Staff Writer In order to address a man who made “Donald Trump look like Mother Theresa,” i...

Robert Moses Plaza and a Troubling History

Robert Moses Plaza and a Troubling History

December 8, 2015

By ZANN BALLSUN-SIMMS and GEORGINA OWOLABI Contributing Writers “Robert Moses, Master Builder,” read...

Memorial To Robert Moses Re-Erected, Despite Campus Discomfort

Memorial To Robert Moses Re-Erected, Despite Campus Discomfort

November 24, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 18, a memorial to Robert Moses, the archit...