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RAs Reveal the Reality of Working for ResLife

RAs Reveal the Reality of Working for ResLife

May 1, 2019

Working for ResLife comes with many responsibilities. Yet the hostile working environment, lack of communication and poor treatment of staff has resulted in students speaking out about the reality of their experiences working for Residential Life.

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

April 10, 2019

Jenifer Campbell, senior director of residential life, explained that the office works with transgender students on a case-by-case basis.

USG Candidates Debate Ahead of Contested Election

USG Candidates Debate Ahead of Contested Election

April 1, 2019

As the moderators pressed the candidates on their platforms, Tong and Thermadam focused their responses on the organization of clubs at Fordham and student involvement on campus. The candidates also clashed over the structure of USG itself and their vision for the university.

Fordham University Mourns Victims of Christchurch Shooting

Fordham University Mourns Victims of Christchurch Shooting

March 27, 2019

Campus Ministry and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) arranged a Prayer Vigil for Peace and Remembrance for the victims of a terrorist attack on Mosques in New Zealand, which killed 50 people and wounded an additional 50.

Fordham Rallies Behind Feminism for Women’s History Month

Fordham Rallies Behind Feminism for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

Highlights of the month were the two “Women At Fordham Luncheons” that took place on March 6 and 13. The events included a panel of female Fordham faculty, staff and administrators who shared their experiences navigating society as women.

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

March 22, 2019

Fordham station lies in a predominately black and Latin-American community. Many, along with Stringer, believe that the old policy was the result of institutional racism, and aimed to make mobility for minority communities more difficult.

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

March 6, 2019

Donika Celaj is survived by her parents, Gzim and Ariana Celaj, and her brothers Fisnik and Lorik.

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

March 4, 2019

Sophia Mazurowski, FCLC ’21, warned of the dangers of Juuling that are not immediately obvious. “The way I started, and the way it seems most people start, is that it seems fun and harmless at first,” she said. “If you’re not careful, it’s easy to become addicted.”

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

March 4, 2019

Though the cost of tuition for studying abroad is the same $25,642.50 (the general fee without financial aid) that students on Fordham’s NYC campuses pay, study abroad students pay additional costs that are built into the program they are attending.

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

February 20, 2019

Colona will be responsible for monitoring how federal and state policies will affect higher education strategy as well as crafting and coordinating Fordham responses and reactions to changes.

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

February 13, 2019

Maureen Keown, director of UHS, emphasized that “we will not provide resources that go against the Catholic Church’s beliefs and teachings.”

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

February 12, 2019

Over the past month, The Observer conducted an anonymous survey about sexual activity and health among undergraduate students on campus.