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Days Before Election, Top USG Candidates Meet For Tame Debate

Days Before Election, Top USG Candidates Meet For Tame Debate

April 10, 2014

By Connor Ryan Days before United Student Government voting was set to open at Rose Hill, Nevin Kulangara, GSB ’15, stood a few feet from Tochi Mgbenwelu, FCRH ’15, in a large meeting room on the sec...

Vice President Candidates Plot USG Campaigns

Vice President Candidates Plot USG Campaigns

April 2, 2014

By Connor Ryan Despite the seemingly low profile Fordham’s United Student Government (USG) has maintained this year, students will soon know well the names of Nevin Kulangara, GSB ’15, and Tochi Mgb...

‘Excelsior’ Campaign Ends After Five Year Run, Raking in $540 Million

‘Excelsior’ Campaign Ends After Five Year Run, Raking in $540 Million

April 2, 2014

By Connor Ryan Fordham Daily During Fordham’s 13th annual Founder’s Award Dinner on Monday night, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, joined hundreds of deep-pocketed donors, outfitted in sharp tuxedos and gowns, in a glitzy Manhattan ballroom to celebrate t...

Clear Pattern Visible in Decade of Speakers

Clear Pattern Visible in Decade of Speakers

March 26, 2014

By Connor Ryan Fordham Daily Over the course of the 10 commencement ceremonies Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, has presided over as Fordham’s 32nd president, white men — mostly television broadcasters made famo...

Chipotle Will Not Move Into the Grille, University Confirms

Chipotle Will Not Move Into the Grille, University Confirms

January 24, 2014

By Connor Ryan Despite steadfast optimism from high-level administrators this summer, Chipotle — the zesty Mexican chain restaurant that has skyrocketed to national appeal — will not be a food option ...

USG’s Midyear Report Sheds Light on Often Unseen Activities

USG’s Midyear Report Sheds Light on Often Unseen Activities

January 24, 2014

By CONNOR RYAN STAFF WRITER Fighting widespread and perpetual conceptions of inactivity among the student body, Rose Hill's United Student Government (USG) has compacted a semester's worth of accomplishment into its annual midyear repor...

National Report Blasts University’s Speech Policies

National Report Blasts University’s Speech Policies

January 22, 2014

By CONNOR RYAN STAFF WRITER The policies set forth by Fordham’s student handbook substantially restrict students’ freedom of speech, according to the 2014 report from the Foundation for Individual Righ...

From the Desk of Connor Ryan, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2013

By Connor Ryan As I swapped my iPhone for a fork at my parents’ dining room table last week — sitting next to relatives, surrounded only by sweet smells and cheesy anecdotes — I had an existentia...

USG Senators Question Security Office About Alert Protocol

USG Senators Question Security Office About Alert Protocol

November 21, 2013

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Following an uptick in security alert emails sent to students this fall, members of Rose Hill’s United Student Government (USG) opened a dialogue with top-level security a...

Rodgers on Alcohol Statistics: ‘We’re Going to Lose Someone’

Rodgers on Alcohol Statistics: ‘We’re Going to Lose Someone’

September 25, 2013

By Connor Ryan During the 2012-13 academic year, 130 Rose Hill students were transported to local hospitals for alcohol or drug-related treatment, Chris Rodgers, dean of students at Rose Hill, said Wednesday...

With ‘Apple Picking’ on the Rise, Security Moves Toward Campus-Wide Digital System

With ‘Apple Picking’ on the Rise, Security Moves Toward Campus-Wide Digital System

September 25, 2013

By Connor Ryan and Katie Meyer At Rose Hill, it has perhaps never been a better time to be a Blackberry owner. Anthony Carl, FCRH ’16, learned that firsthand one night last year when he joined two o...

Business School Will Expand to Manhattan Campus Next Fall

Business School Will Expand to Manhattan Campus Next Fall

September 19, 2013

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Gabelli School of Business (GSB) will open a small undergraduate program next fall at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, concluding nearly 20 years of p...

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