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Field Named for Fordham Grad in Need of Funding

Field Named for Fordham Grad in Need of Funding

November 28, 2018

Frisch Field, named for Fordham alumnus and Baseball Hall of Fame member Frank Frisch, FCRH 1920, is in need of updates including better drainage, sod, and dugout space.

Panelists Talk Community

Panelists Talk Community

November 28, 2018

At the Fordham-Bronx community relations town hall, panelists addressed the disconnect between Fordham and the Bronx community, and how that divide can be closed going forward.

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

November 28, 2018

In a chapter of a recently published book on Bronx Archaelogy, Allan Gilbert, Ph.D, professor of archaeology, discusses the archaeological dig that took place on the Rose Hill campus from 1985 to 2002.

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 18, 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...

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