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‘Que(e)ry’ Aims to Shed Light on Issues for Sexual Minorities

January 23, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Fordham students often go out of their way to attempt to make all community members feel welcome at the university. One example of such a student is Jeff Lockhart, FCRH ’13, who is conducting a survey that he calls Que(e)ry, which seeks to gather information about t...

LoSchiavo Promoted

January 23, 2013

By KATIE MEYER ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Within a few days of Bata’s resignation, Fordham University announced the appointment of Linda LoSchiavo to the position of library director. LoSchiavo has already enjoyed a career at Fordham University spanning almost three decades. LoSchiavo joined Fordham as a...

Dean Bata Resigns from Admin Post

January 23, 2013

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Michelle Bata, Ph.D., assistant dean and director of Undergraduate Research at Rose Hill, has resigned her position and will be leaving Fordham effective immediately. “While it has been an honor serving the students of Fordham College at Rose Hill for the last five...

University, Faculty Come to Salary Deal

January 23, 2013

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Regarding their salaries and contracts for the current 2012-2013 school year, the Faculty Senate and the University finally came to an agreement on Nov. 9, 2012, about seven months later than usual. The Faculty Senate announced in its Nov. 9 meeting that “the Senate ...

McShane Joins Other College Presidents in Signing Gun Safety Letter

January 23, 2013

By ELENA MEUSE CONTRIBUTING WRITER As people everywhere continue to mourn the victims of the Dec. 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the issue of gun violence has come to the forefront of American politics. The issue surrounding current gun safety laws has left the na...

From Rose Hill Classroom to White House Briefing Room

January 23, 2013

By Connor Ryan John Brennan, FCRH ’77 and President Obama’s choice as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), rode a bus and two trains each morning from his family’s home in North Bergen, N.J. to Rose Hill’s campus for class. The trip clocked in at just shy of two hou...

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...

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