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Fordham Demographics Change with the Bronx Community

Fordham Demographics Change with the Bronx Community

April 25, 2017

By Jake Shore “New York is my campus, Fordham is my school.” Some feel this commonly-heard admissions phrase used by Fordham to bring in students from all over the country and world was actually truer in the 1970s than it is today. Before a Finlay, O’Hare ...

Fordham Research Reaches Bronx Community

Fordham Research Reaches Bronx Community

April 4, 2017

By Aislinn Keely When Ariana Cipriani, FCRH ’17, attended a class site visit to a local Bronx school in October, she witnessed the work of the Green Bronx Machine: an organization that assists students in growi...

400,000 Turn Out for New York Women’s March

400,000 Turn Out for New York Women’s March

January 24, 2017

By Erin Cabrey March organizers estimated that a crowd of more than 470,000 took to the streets with pink hats and handmade signs to protest issues ranging from reproductive rights to the repeal of Affordable Care Act to the s...

Homeless Shelter for LGBT Young Adults Opening in the Bronx

December 6, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant A homeless shelter for LGBT young adults will be opening in the Bronx. The shelter, run by the organization Project Renewal, will be the first LGBT shelter in the city to house reside...

Voters Pay Respect to Suffragist

Voters Pay Respect to Suffragist

November 8, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Some voters who waited in line to vote for a presidential candidate Tuesday afternoon did not mind waiting in line twice. Woodlawn Cemetery saw a decent amount of foot traffic as voters visited t...

Only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx Closes

Only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx Closes

November 1, 2016

By Theresa Schliep As retail and real estate development in the Bronx continue to rise, the borough struggles to obtain or simply maintain various commercial interests that other boroughs have in multiplicity. October saw borough leaders advocate in ...

Family Weekend Sees Cluster of Robberies and Attempts, as Public Safety Advises Caution

Family Weekend Sees Cluster of Robberies and Attempts, as Public Safety Advises Caution

October 25, 2016

By Michael Byrne  Three robberies and two attempted robberies which involved Fordham students as victims occurred off campus the weekend of Oct. 22 according to multiple reports from the Office of Pu...

Grand Concourse to See Renovations

Grand Concourse to See Renovations

October 18, 2016

By Maliha Gul There is no one who lives or works in the Bronx that has not heard of the Grand Concourse. Truly an icon of the Bronx, the dangerous roadway that sometimes reaches 11 lanes and cuts through the he...

Arthur Avenue Deemed a “Great Street of America”

Arthur Avenue Deemed a “Great Street of America”

October 4, 2016

By Theresa Schliep On Tuesday, the American Planning Association (APA) named Arthur Avenue one of the Great Streets of America. This did not come as a surprise to those who are familiar with the Bronx’s Little Italy. “It was a long time comin...

Arthur Avenue Celebrates Ferragosto

Arthur Avenue Celebrates Ferragosto

September 13, 2016

By Kathryn Roberts It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. As a nation mourned the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an aroma of spices and sweets drifted down Arthur Avenue Sunday for the 19th consecutive year a...

Luxury Housing Underway on Arthur Ave, Concerning Some

Luxury Housing Underway on Arthur Ave, Concerning Some

September 13, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Concerns over the changing landscape of the Belmont and greater Bronx area grow as new luxury housing opens on Arthur Avenue. The apartments, called Artu Viale and developed by AB Capstone, are located at 2409 Arthu...

Urgent Care Clinic Opens on East Fordham Road

Urgent Care Clinic Opens on East Fordham Road

September 6, 2016

By Maliha Gul CityMD, a new urgent care clinic, will soon open its doors at its newest location on 388 East Fordham Road. This location, one block away from the university’s Walsh Library entrance, ...

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