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Peter Singer Leads Panel on Animal Rights, Christianity

November 27, 2012


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Four Panelists Discuss Controversial Issues By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Friday, Nov. 16, well-known modern-day philosopher Dr. Peter Singer headlined the panel of “Christians and Other Animals: Moving the Conversation Forward.” The event was co-sponsored by the department of t...

Benefit Concert Raises Over $3,200 for Sandy Victims

November 15, 2012


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RHA, CAB and USG Host Concert; 14 Musical Acts Perform in the McGinley Center By CONNOR RYAN NEWS EDITOR Sound Out Sandy (SOS), Thursday night's benefit concert hosted by Fordham's Residence Halls Association (RHA), Campus Activities Board (CAB) and United Student Government (USG), raised just ...

CAB Discusses Spring Weekend Concert Process as Indie Genre Dominates Survey

November 13, 2012


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By JOHN LEE STAFF WRITER The Spring Weekend Concert survey revealed a surprising number of choices for which students could vote, featuring primarily indie acts and no mainstream musicians. The lack of any prominent acts in the recently released list showed a shift in approach by the administration and the student activity committees, reflecting budg...

Prescribe Fordham! Provides Students With Birth Control Prescriptions and Health Education

November 7, 2012


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By CHRISTIAN ANDREWS CONTRIBUTING WRITER What is birth control, and what is sexual contraception? These are two basic definitions that have eluded conversation at this University for quite some time and should further be explored. Luckily enough, I had the opportunity to learn more about this to...

Ignatian Week Honors the Jesuit Mission

November 7, 2012


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By FRANCESA LEITE STAFF WRITER Fordham celebrated Ignatian Week from Wednesday, Oct. 17 to Wednesday, Oct. 24.  During this week, Mission and Ministry hosted several events and activities on all three campuses.  These events included mealtime discussions, special guest lectures, masses and a pilgrimage. The...

New York Television Festival Previews New Shows

November 7, 2012


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By COURTNEY SMITH STAFF WRITER Calling all television lovers: The eighth annual New York Television Festival has arrived! While this particular festival may be newer and less well-known than most entertainment festivals, it is on its way to developing a reputation for itself in New York City. In 2005, the festival was launch...

Rodgers to Students: Stay Indoors, Voice Concerns to Hall Staff or Security

October 29, 2012


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By CONNOR RYAN & RICKY BORDELON As the brunt of Hurricane Sandy nears Rose Hill’s campus, Chris Rodgers, Rose Hill’s dean of students, is urging for students to stay indoors and immediately communicate concerns or incidents to hall staff members or Fordham’s Office of Security (718) 817-2222. ...

Update: Worst is Expected to Hit Campus Tonight

October 29, 2012


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Parents Ask About Food Supplies, Students Mostly Stay in Residence Halls By CONNOR RYAN NEWS EDITOR Aside from students quickly commuting between residence halls and the McGinley Center’s Marketplace for a quick meal, Rose Hill’s campus is empty as conditions slowly begin to worsen. The worst...

Students Find Opportunities During Year Off

October 24, 2012


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By HANNAH O’DONNELL CONTRIBUTING WRITER Most high school graduates spend the summer before their freshman year of college stressing about future roommates and picking a major, but not Madison Snider., FCRH ’15. “I decided to take a gap year because the idea of having the opportunity to do more traveling seemed like the cooles...

Many Sophomores are Moving Out

October 17, 2012


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By JEFFREY COLTIN STAFF WRITER “Are you moving off [campus] next year?” Only seven weeks into the school year, this is a common question for many Fordham sophomores.  Disappointed with Fordham residence halls and excited with the possibilities of living off campus, many current sophomores are...

New York’s Soda Ban Affects Fordham Food Services

October 1, 2012


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By EDDIE MIKUS Soda-loving members of the Fordham community may wish to change their drink of choice when traveling around New York City, where large helpings of soda will soon be a thing of the past. As of March 12, 2013, restaurants and concession stands within the city limits will be required to restrict...

USG Promises Busy Agenda for Next Year

April 30, 2012


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By AMINA BHATTI CONTRIBUTING WRITER Nevin Kulangara, GSB ’15, newly-elected president of Rose Hill’s United Student Government (USG), has fresh ideas and projects to bring to the table, as well as old ones to tackle. In its first meeting under Kulangara’s presidency, USG discussed and reviewed t...

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