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Democrats Narrowly Take House of Representatives

Democrats Narrowly Take House of Representatives

November 7, 2018

In this midterm election, Democrats took over the House of Representatives while Republicans maintained control of the Senate.

Students Canvass in NY-01

Students Canvass in NY-01

November 7, 2018

College Democrats canvassed in support of Perry Gershon in his congressional race.

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 ...

How to Help Victims of the Prospect Avenue Fire

How to Help Victims of the Prospect Avenue Fire

December 31, 2017

By Theresa Schliep As the world rings in the new year, consider donating to the following drives and websites to help the victims of the Prospect Avenue fire. This article will be updated with more inf...

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...

News Analysis:  New York City Monuments

News Analysis: New York City Monuments

October 4, 2017

By Yohannah Franco When the annual Columbus Day parade marches up Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue next Monday, Angelica Hill, FCLC ’18, will not be in the crowd. A senior at Fordham College at Lincoln...

Luxury Student Housing Sprouts in Bronx’s Little Italy

Luxury Student Housing Sprouts in Bronx’s Little Italy

September 2, 2017

Editor's Note: This first appeared in Norwood News as part of a collaboration between WFUV News and Bronxnet News.  By Jake Shore In the market of renting apartments in the Belmont area of th...

March for Science Protests Trump’s Budget

March for Science Protests Trump’s Budget

April 25, 2017

By Ian Roden This past Saturday, thousands of individuals gathered for Earth Day’s March for Science in Manhattan. Families, students, organizations and scientists marched from West 72nd Street, passed Tru...

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