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McShane Discusses How to ‘Rejoice,’ in Midst of Tragedy, at Annual Christmas Mass

December 20, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Students packed the pews of the University Church at Rose Hill on Sunday, Dec. 16 for the annual celebration of Gaudete Sunday, held on the third Sunday of Advent. Mass was followed by a brief celebration of the last day of Hanukkah and a Christmas party, both in the McGinley Center. This...

In Wake of Connecticut Shooting, Fordham Community Unifies to Pray

December 14, 2012

By ELIZABETH ZANGHI Fordham students and faculty joined together Friday evening in Rose Hill's Our Lady's Chapel to pray for the victims of the elementary school shooting that happened earlier in the day in Newtown, Conn. The shooting, which happened at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday mornin...

PRIDE Alliance Holds Vigil, Calls for More ‘Acceptance’

December 8, 2012

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Fordham's People Recognizing Identities and Differences (PRIDE) Alliance group held an on-campus candlelight vigil on Dec. 3. “The purpose of this event is to bring attention to members of the LGBTQ community who have taken their lives or lost their lives because of...

Amid Inaccuracies, Bill O’Reilly Challenges Decision to ‘Ban’ Ann Coulter

December 5, 2012

By CONNOR RYAN & KELLY KULTYS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & NEWS EDITOR Bill O'Reilly, host of The O'Reilly Factor on the FOX network, devoted airtime on Monday to challenge Fordham's decision to "ban" conservative pundit Ann Coulter from speaking on campus last month. O'Reilly's comments, which at times were...

Sodexo Introduces Rewards System

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Sodexo Inc, the food service provider for Fordham University, recently released a QBOT app at the start of the 2012-2013 academic year. QBOT is “the first app of its type that allows consumers and businesses to directly connect in a social environment, allows students, staff a...

USG Hosts Bi-Annual Budget Day

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Budget Committee, which falls under the discretion of both the United Student Government (USG) and the Student Life Council (SLC), hosted its bi-annual Budget Day. The purpose of this day is to allocate funds from the Student Activities Fee to the clubs w...

LIFT Offers Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

November 28, 2012

By JEFFREY COLTIN The Bronx can be an uplifting place.  Sometimes those break-dancers on the D train are the perfect entertainment.  One can spend hours enjoying a cappuccino and a cannoli on the sidewalks of Arthur Avenue.  And nothing brightens a day like a walk in the Botanical Garden.  But li...

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Hosts Philokalia Lecture

November 28, 2012

Reverend John Anthony McGuckin Speaks to Students By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER The Orthodox Christian Fellowship hosted its annual Orthodoxy in America lecture on Nov. 14. The talk served as a general educational opportunity for all students, even those who do not adhere to one of the Orthodox Chri...

Hungry Students Sample Culinary Arts

November 27, 2012

By HANNAH O’DONNELL Though the Gabelli School of Business has a reputation for producing accountants, financiers, analysts and business consultants, a different part of the private sector is experiencing an influx of Fordham talent. “I love to cook,” Dan Kane-West, GSB ’13, said. “So as of now, my goal is to h...

While Most Go Out, Some Stay Behind … And Wait

November 27, 2012

By CONNOR RYAN It was right before midnight on a brisk Friday night. The crew had just gotten back to campus after a quick trip to the nearby 7-Eleven for chips and soda -- a convenient and fulfilling sustenance, they say . The three students on duty then simultaneously received a call, from a disp...

Peter Singer Leads Panel on Animal Rights, Christianity

November 27, 2012

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

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 ...

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