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Social Media Survey: Facebook Reigns Supreme

As the popularity of apps continues to rise, so too increases the competition for a spot in our phones. (Photo by Christina Ferneini/The Ram)

October 3, 2013

By REGAN WINTER STAFF WRITER While many people our age seem to rant that the “Facebook era” is over and will be replaced with alternative social media services, a survey of 100 Fordham students seems to suggest otherwise. Just over half of the students surveyed listed Facebook as their favori...

Few Club Leaders Join USG to Discuss Fee Increase

October 3, 2013

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Nearly 15 club leaders joined members of Rose Hill's United Student Government Thursday evening to discuss the prospect of increasing the yearly student activities fee from $120 per semester to $135 beginning in 2014. The fee, which USG says has remained the same since 20...

Got Bronx? How Fordham Markets the Borough

Got Bronx? How Fordham Markets the Borough

September 28, 2013

By JEFF COLTIN BRONX CORRESPONDENT Zoo, Botans, Arthur Ave. It’s the Bronx trifecta for parents of Rose Hill students. How many Fordham mothers and fathers have made a day of exploring the Botanical Gardens with their student before an early dinner on Arthur Avenue? How many parents have known...

Fordham Welcomes New Communication Department Chair

Fordham Welcomes New Communication Department Chair

September 26, 2013

By Michael Cavanaugh This fall, Fordham welcomes Jacqueline Reich as the chair of the communication department. Prior to coming to Fordham, Reich spent 18 years at Stony Brook, a SUNY university. "I liked it very much there," said Reich of Stony Brook. "It was a wonderful group of students, very mu...

Rodgers on Alcohol Statistics: ‘We’re Going to Lose Someone’

Photo by Tessa Van Bergen/The Ram While alcohol consumption rates in colleges concerns some, it seems that it may help in preventing abuse in the future.

September 25, 2013

By Connor Ryan During the 2012-13 academic year, 130 Rose Hill students were transported to local hospitals for alcohol or drug-related treatment, Chris Rodgers, dean of students at Rose Hill, said Wednesday. The number is a slender dip from the 146 students transported during the 2011-12 year. But onl...

With ‘Apple Picking’ on the Rise, Security Moves Toward Campus-Wide Digital System

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September 25, 2013

By Connor Ryan and Katie Meyer At Rose Hill, it has perhaps never been a better time to be a Blackberry owner. Anthony Carl, FCRH ’16, learned that firsthand one night last year when he joined two other students for a late-night walk to University Pizza on Fordham Road, not far from campus. He w...

Recent Grads to Play Role in Sodexo’s Future

Recent Grads to Play Role in Sodexo's Future

September 25, 2013

The last few years have seen a lot of criticism and controversy surrounding Fordham’s on campus dining. A lot of time and effort has been invested in order to make changes in order to satisfy students. Involved in this process are a few Fordham alumni, who now work for Sodexo and have had the opportunity...

Residence Hall Election Results Announced

September 25, 2013

Last Thursday, Residence Hall Association’s general board election results were announced. From freshmen to seniors, residents selected students from their residence halls to represent them for the upcoming school year. In Salice-Conley Hall, Gino Papa, FCRH ’14 was elected as president. Papa has...

Bronx on its way to Becoming the Figure Skating Capitol of the World

Bronx on its way to Becoming the Figure Skating Capitol of the World

September 25, 2013

The Bronx is on its way to getting an ice palace just a short bus ride from the Fordham University Rose Hill campus. A local government committee has approved a proposal to turn the Kingsbridge Armory, located near 195th Street and University Avenue, into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center with nine ...

Lackie Assumes New Position at OSLCD, Replacement Hired

September 25, 2013

BY GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR After mid-August, Jennifer Lackie concluded her term as assistant director for Student Organizations and Programming in the Office of Student Leadership and Community Development. She thoroughly enjoyed her experience working with campus clubs and organizations,...

Harlan Cohen Comes to Fordham

Harlan Cohen Comes to Fordham

September 25, 2013

This past Friday, as part of homecoming week, Fordham welcomed Harlan Cohen to Keating. Cohen is a New York Times bestselling author of six books, including The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, and a nationally syndicated advice columnist. A frequent speaker at universiti...

GSB to be Inaugurated in Lincoln Center Campus

GSB to be Inaugurated in Lincoln Center Campus

September 25, 2013

BY GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Donna Rapaccioli, dean of the Gabelli School of Business, formally announced the initiation of the Gabelli School of Business in the Lincoln Center campus at the fall GSB Town Hall meeting on Sept. 23. Rapaccioli discussed details about the newly formed Lincoln...

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