The Fordham Ram

New Student Orientation Welcomes Freshmen Virtually and in Person

Kelly Christ, Opinion Editor

August 23, 2020

Fordham University’s New Student Orientation will have a different look this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consisting of both virtual and in-person elements. The orientation coordinators for the 2020 New Student Orientation provided a joint statement to The Fordham Ram regarding their upcoming orientation plans. They are Bella Iazzetta, FCRH ’22, and Luke Vernaci, FCRH ’22, orientation coordinators for staff trai...

Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Following NY State of Emergency

Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Following NY State of Emergency

March 9, 2020

Classes on all Fordham University New York-area campuses have been suspended effective 1 p.m. today, March 9, until Tuesday, March 10, according to an email from Father Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university.

Fordham Recalls Study Abroad Students from Northern Italy as Coronavirus Spreads

Helen Stevenson, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

Fordham is currently recalling study abroad students from Northern Italy following reports of the coronavirus. Bob Howe, director of communications for the university, said these will not be the last programs to be cancelled as a result of the virus. 

(Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball’s Honor Transferring to Clemson

May 2, 2019

Fordham Men's Basketball is losing Nick Honor to Clemson.

Dean of Students Removes Sean Kingston from Spring Weekend Lineup

Dean of Students Removes Sean Kingston from Spring Weekend Lineup

April 24, 2019

Sean Kingston has been removed from the Spring Weekend lineup, according to Christopher Rodgers, dean of students.

Respecting the Life and Memory of Sydney Monfries

Respecting the Life and Memory of Sydney Monfries

April 17, 2019

The Fordham Ram condemns the sensationalism of some media outlets' coverage of the death of Sydney Monfries, FCRH '19.

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Sammy Adams to Headline FDM 2019

March 7, 2019

Rapper Sammy Adams will headline this year's Fordham Dance Marathon.

Student Volunteers Allowed in Murray Weigel

February 11, 2019

By Helen Stevenson In a statement made by Joseph M. McShane, S.J., university president, the administration has reversed its decision to bar student volunteering in Murray-Weigel Hall. McShane said he made this decision based on the assurance that all Jesuits living in Murray-Weigel are not “restricted”, and therefore completely free and innocent of any accusations of abuse. McShane also confirmed there will be no...

Priests with credible abuse allegations have been removed from Murray-Weigel Hall, pictured above.

University Addresses Clerical Abuse Allegations After Jesuit Northeast Province Releases List

January 16, 2019

The university and its board of trustees addressed the Fordham community after the Jesuit Northeast Province released its list of credible abuse allegations.

Dennis Jacobs, Ph.D., will be the university's new Provost starting this summer. (Courtesy of Dennis Jacobs)

University Names Dennis C. Jacobs, Ph.D., As New Provost

January 14, 2019

The university named Dennis C. Jacobs, Ph.D., of Santa Clara as its new provost. Jacobs will fill the position this July.

Janos Loebe (10) makes a play on the ball during the most recent season. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Janos Loebe and Rashid Nuhu Drafted By New York Red Bulls

January 11, 2019

He was the 22nd overall selection.

Senior Dylan Mabin and Antonio Jackson making one of their final tackles of Jack Coffey Field (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

Football Drops to 1-8 After Another Blowout Loss

November 4, 2018

It was a disappointing result for Fordham Football on its Senior Day.

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