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Undergraduate Research Course Strives to Make Research Opportunities Available

Undergraduate Research Course Strives to Make Research Opportunities Available

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Research

By Julia Rist Fordham students had the chance to attend “Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research,” an informational meeting about how to become more involved in research on campus. A variety of major departments were represented in the informational meeting. Some students in attendance ar...

USG Discusses Bias Incidents, The Pamphlet and Chicks with Sticks

USG Discusses Bias Incidents, The Pamphlet and Chicks with Sticks

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, United Student Government

By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday, the United Student Government (USG) discussed the two bias incidents that were reported on campus last week. Executive Vice President Kaylee Wong, GSB ’20, said the drawing of a swastika and the written racial slur were both removed and the New York Police ...

RHA, FDM Hosts Costumed Trick or Treat Trot 5K

RHA, FDM Hosts Costumed Trick or Treat Trot 5K

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By: Joergen Ostensen Many students came in costume to Fordham Dance Marathon’s (FDM) Trick or Treat Trot, a 5K race and fundraiser for pediatric cancer research held on Tuesday evening in front of McGinley Center. This year, according to FDM’s Co-Executive Director Jacklyn Onody, GSB ’20, FDM i...

Stringer Challenges Discharge-Only Stop

Stringer Challenges Discharge-Only Stop

October 30, 2018


Filed under Fordham in the Bronx, Metro, News, Showcase

By: Erica Scalise New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has called on the Connecticut State Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Metro-North Railroad to end an agreement that prohibits passengers in the Bronx from boarding certain trains heading into Grand Central Terminal. According to Stringer’s ...

Fordham Grants $15 Wage to Students

Fordham Grants $15 Wage to Students

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

By: Natalie Migliore Fordham has decided to raise minimum wage to $15 for all university employees after concern that they would cap the student worker wage at $13. Fordham circulated information in late September that raising minimum wage for students would not be in the budget and would be cap...

Tony Winning Designer Joins Theater Program

October 30, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, News

By: Joe Esposito  Starting earlier this semester, Tony award winner Clint Ramos began work at Fordham University as an assistant professor of design, as well as the head of design and production. Ramos is a production designer, and his work involves designing costumes and sets for various Broa...

Racial Slur Discovered On Campus, In Same Week As Swastika Found in Dealy Hall

Racial Slur Discovered On Campus, In Same Week As Swastika Found in Dealy Hall

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

This article is breaking and will be updated as new information comes to light. Aislinn Keely and Hannah Gonzalez A swastika was found on a desk in Dealy Hall on Tuesday, according to a university-wide correspondence from Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university. A professor repor...

Tierney Struggles with Mold Growth

Tierney Struggles with Mold Growth

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Helen Stevenson After a series of complaints last semester, Tierney Hall is struggling with mold growth again. According to John Puglisi, associate vice president of Facilities Management, routine inspections and work orders identifying mold related issues started around the third week of ...

University Rejects Petition to Cancel Drag Show

October 24, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, News

By Theresa Schliep The university rejected TFP Student Action’s (TFP) petition to cancel a Drag Show at the Lincoln Center campus, hosted by Lincoln Center Rainbow Alliance and the Rose Hill Pride Alliance. In an email to the university community, a number of administrators from the univer...

Psychology Students Analyze Sleep and the Brain

Psychology Students Analyze Sleep and the Brain

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Research

By Julia Rist When Fordham students are interested in understanding what is going on in their heads, they head to the Zimmerman Clinical Neuropsychology Laboratory. The lab group, which is based in the psychology department, allows students to conduct research in all things brain-related. M...

Students Organize Sustainability Week

Students Organize Sustainability Week

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Joergen Ostensen Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice (SEAJ) hosted Sustainability Week, which according to USG’s Vice President of Sustainability, Gabriel Perez, FCRH ’21, was a big success. “I feel like it went so well, I’m really happy with the way the events turned...

USG Meets With Aramark

USG Meets With Aramark

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, United Student Government, USG

By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday, representatives from Aramark came to speak with the United Student Government (USG). Toyin Arubela, the food safety specialist for Rose Hill and Lincoln Center, Fatou Bokoum, the general manager for Rose Hill and Westchester and Mark Vallaro, the resident dis...

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