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Calder Center Facilitates Field Research

Calder Center Facilitates Field Research

September 19, 2018


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By Julia Rist When Fordham students are interested in studying biology away from the city, they have the option of heading up to a facility in Armonk, New York to a place known as the Louis Calder Center. There, they have the opportunity to get hands-on experience in being a field researcher. Joh...

PCS Student Agreement Reached

PCS Student Agreement Reached

September 19, 2018


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By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday, United Student Government (USG) Executive President Connor Sullivan, FCRH ’19, informed the Senate that a resolution has been reached concerning School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) students and their involvement in campus activities. Sull...

ODS Registration Increases

ODS Registration Increases

September 19, 2018


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By Amelia Antzoulatos After record-high registration in the Office of Disability Services last year, the numbers continue to climb this fall with a total of 485 students registered at Rose Hill and 313 students registered at Lincoln Center so far. Mary Byrnes, director of ODS, says she expect...

Sambazon Brings Açaí Bowls to Campus

Sambazon Brings Açaí Bowls to Campus

September 19, 2018


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By Eliot Schiaparelli Fordham students can now enjoy a new dining option: açaí bowls. Located in the basement of McGinley Center at Dagger John’s, Sambazon offers an açaí base with dozens of topping options. According Sambazon’s marketing materials, açaí (pronounced “ah-sah-EE...

Amazon Lockers Installed on Campus

Amazon Lockers Installed on Campus

September 19, 2018


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By Hannah Gonzalez Amazon Lockers have been installed in three locations on the Rose Hill campus. The green-painted lockers are located near the Ram Van offices, Loschert Hall and Finlay Hall, titled respectively Cova, Rose and Aquino. These lockers are spread out in locations accessible to the...

Transfer Task Forces Implemented

Transfer Task Forces Implemented

September 19, 2018


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By Helen Stevenson The university has implemented two task forces with the intention of attracting more transfer students and retaining students who are already enrolled. These “task forces” are the Transfer Task Force and the Retention Task Force, led by Jonathan Crystal, Ph.D., inter...

University Conserves Water in New Campaign

University Conserves Water in New Campaign

September 19, 2018


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By Erica Scalise As part of a challenge by the Department of Environmental Protection, Fordham is one of six universities partaking in a conservation campaign to reduce its campus-wide average water consumption. The challenge asks that the university and five others, including Long Island...

Provost Search Committee Turns to Students for Feedback

Provost Search Committee Turns to Students for Feedback

September 19, 2018


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By Natalie Migliore A search committee waited in Flom Auditorium to meet with students Monday, intending to have an open forum with students on what they were hoping to see in the next university provost. The university administration created the committee to fill the vacant provost position, w...

College Democrats Don’t Endorse For Primary

College Democrats Don’t Endorse For Primary

September 19, 2018


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By Julia Agos As the New York state primary races came to a close last week, College Democrat clubs around the state were looking for ways to unify their students for the general elections. For Fordham College Democrats, this meant forgoing the endorsement of a candidate. In an age of polarized...

Chegg Report Details Anxiety Levels of College Students

Chegg Report Details Anxiety Levels of College Students

September 19, 2018


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By Joergen Ostensen Chegg’s 2018 State of the Student report found that anxiety was a prevalent concern on college campuses. According to the report, 60 percent of students said they were at least frequently anxious. The report, released Tuesday, collected data on which issues affect colleg...

Gubernatorial Primary: Cuomo and Nixon

Gubernatorial Primary: Cuomo and Nixon

September 13, 2018


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By Joe Esposito On Thursday, Sept. 13, New Yorkers will head to the polls to cast their vote for Democratic candidate for governor. The candidates are the incumbent, Governor Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon. The winner of this race will face the Republican candidate, Marc Molinaro, in th...

CCEL Aims to ‘Be a Good Neighbor’

CCEL Aims to ‘Be a Good Neighbor’

September 12, 2018


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By Joergen Ostensen Arto Woodley, the executive director of Fordham’s new Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), came to his job interview with a question for Fordham. “One of the first things I did when I was interviewed,” said Woodley, “was ask the question, what would our...

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