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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.

a screenshot of the petition asking the university to make a statement on recent incidents of police brutality

University Community Responds to George Floyd’s Death and the Black Lives Matter Movement

June 2, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd's death and as protests continue, the university sent out an official statement that many students feel was not enough.

Luthun recited his poetry and allowed students to purchase advance copies of his new poetry collection,

Emmy Winner Tariq Luthun Hosts Palestinian Poetry Night

February 29, 2020

The poet and students shared their words on poignant issues surrounding race, politics and marginalization.

Fordham’s Student Justice for Palestine said they stand in solidarity with Palestinians during this tumultuous time.

SJP Meets to Discuss ‘Deal of the Century’ Despite Admin Opposition

February 11, 2020

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Jan. 28 to present a two...

Newly recognized student club SJP rallies at City Hall for Palestinian rights.

120 Faculty Sign Petition to Support Students for Justice in Palestine

February 5, 2020

On Thursday, Jan. 30, a faculty petition was emailed to top Fordham administration, urging them to rescind the university’s appeal of the August 2019 New York Supreme Court ruling requiring the university recognize Fordham Lincoln Center’s chapter of SJP.

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 Dome of the Rock, which is a religious site in all Judeo-Christian religions, is often used as a symbol for peace in the Middle East.

Student Activism on Campus: The Future of SJP, JSO and OneVoice

September 18, 2019

While OneVoice works to become a legitimate club, SJP is excited to start hosting guest speakers, reading groups and events to raise awareness about their cause.

Students for Justice In Palestine Interactive Timeline

August 29, 2019

Visit this interactive timeline to learn the history of SJP, from filing for club status in 2015 to winning their lawsuit in 2019.

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UPDATED: Students For Justice in Palestine Win Historic Lawsuit

August 10, 2019

SJP has faced resistance from the University to attain full club rights and privileges since 2015.

Students often lament Fordham's ranking compared to other NYC schools.

Do Fordham Students Care About Rankings?

March 11, 2019

President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., has written statements both criticizing the notion of these lists and asking the community to improve Fordham’s position in them. For the most part, though, college students find these ranking systems relatively insignificant.

Veer Shetty, FCLC '21, joins the fight for SJP to be recognized on campus.

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

March 6, 2019

For now, SJP remains at a standstill. “We’re still not seen as legitimate, which makes it very hard to organize,” Shetty said. SJP isn’t privy to basic club privileges, such as advertising their club and events on campus, or invite guest speakers.

SAGES organized to educate the Fordham community about its past with protests.   (ELIZA PUTNAM/THE OBSERVER)

SAGES Hosts “The People’s History of Fordham”

October 10, 2018

BY Danielle Cowan Contributing Writer Due to popular demand, the Students for Sex and Gender Equi...