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Halloween Dog Parade Back on in Tompkins Square Park

Halloween Dog Parade Back on in Tompkins Square Park

October 31, 2018

By Abby Turbenson It is tough not to smile at the sight of a dog. It is nearly impossible if the dog is in a costume. That’s why Lucky Bar in the East Village was frown-free for the afternoon of...

Stringer Challenges Discharge-Only Stop

Stringer Challenges Discharge-Only Stop

October 30, 2018

By: Erica Scalise New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has called on the Connecticut State Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Metro-North Railroad to end an agreement that prohibits passen...

McShane Commemorates Life of Junior Guzman Four Months Later

McShane Commemorates Life of Junior Guzman Four Months Later

October 17, 2018

By Helen Stevenson On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Black Student Alliance (ASILI) and El Grito de Lares paid a silent tribute to the life of Lesandro (Junior) Guzman-Feliz, a 15 -year-old boy and member of the Belmont community who ...

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

August 16, 2018

By Theresa Schliep and Aislinn Keely A week after notifying students of revoking free access to the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Fordham and the NYBG reached an agreement reinstati...

NYBG: A Garden of Opportunities

NYBG: A Garden of Opportunities

November 15, 2017

By Yohannah Franco Strolling into the New York Botanical Garden on a breezy Saturday morning, Alexandra Sottile, FCRH ’19, was greeted by the sweet smell of blooming flora and the peaceful hum of chirping birds. Following a team brie...

A Conversation With John Sanchez, Community Board 6

October 25, 2017

Filed under Fordham in the Bronx, Metro, News, Uncategorized

By Theresa Schliep The Fordham Ram sat down with John Sanchez, district manager of Bronx Community Board 6, and talked about involvement in the borough, and some of the problems facing it. TFR: Can you describe the function of a community board? JS: Yes, the community board is the most local form of government and primarily has two responsibilities. One is to ensure city service delivery, whether that is ensuring ...

Bronx Battles Opioid Epidemic

Bronx Battles Opioid Epidemic

October 17, 2017

By Aislinn Keely Overdose deaths increased in the Bronx as more fatal cases were discovered alone and in public areas. In response to the growing epidemic of opioid use and fatal overdose rate, Cit...

Amazon’s Second Headquarters Seek Potential Host City

Amazon’s Second Headquarters Seek Potential Host City

September 20, 2017

By Victor Ordonez New York officials have primed their plans to have Amazon build its second headquarters in one of the five boroughs. If successful, Amazon said its new five-billion-dollar headquarters would supply the city wit...

Bronx Ranked Worst County in Health Report

Bronx Ranked Worst County in Health Report

March 29, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Within a one mile radius from Fordham’s gate, there is a White Castle, Burger King, McDonald’s, Popeye’s, Checkers and several other fast food chains. These chains are contributing factors to th...

FUV Partners with Norwood News on Joint Project

FUV Partners with Norwood News on Joint Project

March 8, 2017

By Ian Roden For the first time, Fordham’s radio station, WFUV, is partnering with fellow Bronx media outlet Norwood News on a joint reporting project to serve the local community. Fordham students in WFUV’s ...

Lead In Bronx Schools Exceeds EPA Standards

Lead In Bronx Schools Exceeds EPA Standards

February 22, 2017

By Victor Ordonez The Cross Bronx Expressway was recently named the most congested urban roadway in the country. This designation correlates with rates of asthma within the borough, where roughly 20 percent of its children suffer from the respira...

Bronx Police Officer Turned Demonologist

Bronx Police Officer Turned Demonologist

February 15, 2017

By Victor Ordonez A former Bronx Police sergeant has gained recognition amongst fans of the supernatural with his first-hand accounts of the paranormal, some of which take place within walking distance of Fordham University’s gates. Ral...

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