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CAB Announces Decision to Keep Sean Kingston in Spring Weekend Lineup

April 11, 2019

An Instagram account under the username @studentsagainstsean followed a number of Fordham students, demanding Sean Kingston’s removal from the 2019 Campus Activities Board (CAB) Spring Weekend lineup. USG released a statement in support.

Fordham’s Graduate Schools Move in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

March 26, 2019

U.S. News and World Report released its annual graduate school rankings, naming the Gabelli Graduate School of Business as #63 in best Business Schools, and Fordham's Education and Law Schools both at #37.

Metro-North to Add Stops at Fordham Station

March 12, 2019

by Erica Scalise Following New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s push to end an agreement that prohibits passengers in the Bronx from boarding certain trains heading into Grand Central Terminal, Metro-North announced it is opening New Haven Line trains for travel between Fordham and Manhattan, effective April 14. According to a Feb. 25 press release by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), the change means...

Amazon’s Absence: A Win for New York

Amazon’s Absence: A Win for New York

February 20, 2019

We’ve saved ourselves billions in taxpayer money, and we’ve avoided overheating the New York’s property market more than it already is. Amazon’s loss is New York City’s gain.

Mid-Year Report

Mid-Year Report

February 13, 2019

In their annual report USG wrote about club budgets, requests for water fountains, voting and Walsh Library Hours.

News & Notes

February 12, 2019

By Dylan Balsamo Breakfast for Student-Athletes Fordham University recognized and honored 416 student-athletes this weekend with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at their annual Breakfast of Champions. The 416 invited and in attendance represented more than 79 percent of Fordham’s student-athletes. The event was held in the McGinley Center and was sponsored by the Fordham Athletic Department with assistance from th...

Is It Time for the NFL to Make a Change?

Is It Time for the NFL to Make a Change?

January 30, 2019

Last weekend brought several NFL issues to light; officiating and overtime were at the top of the docket.

On Sojourn with van Gogh

December 6, 2018

By Brandon Tucker We have not arrived. We are only ‘on-the-way.’ Such are our lives, and such was that of Vincent van Gogh. The magnificent biopic At Eternity’s Gate, which covers the genius painter’s final years on Earth, gives powerful expression to this central theme of a man on pilgrimage. As the film’s insightful interpretation would have it, van Gogh was a journeyman in exile, a beautiful soul destined to...

Like “Steam on a Window”: Rohrwacher Discusses the Creation of a Surprise Masterpiece

December 1, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo There is a certain suspension of disbelief required for viewing Happy as Lazzaro, the newest film from Italian director Alice Rohrwacher. Following the success of her 2014 film The Wonders, which earned the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, Rohrwacher focused her considerable writing and directing talents on depicting a group of sharecroppers in 1980s Italy. Among this group, subservien...

“Modernized” La Llorona Is Still Worth Watching

“Modernized” La Llorona Is Still Worth Watching

November 7, 2018

Legends from all over the world would have a place in the movie theater if only the directors were not as concerned with making hundreds of millions, but rather on staying faithful to the story. As they say, sometimes it’s best to give the people what they need, not what they want.

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