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Sports Business Society, New Specialization Off to Strong Start

January 30, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER While many people may be fascinated by the on-field exploits of professional athletes, Fordham student Michael Sansarran, GSB ’13, is captivated by the behind-the-scenes workings of the sports industry. Sansarran is the president of the Business Sports Society, which just became an official Fordham club. “The intention of the Business Sports Society is to gain as much exposure as possibl...

‘Que(e)ry’ Aims to Shed Light on Issues for Sexual Minorities

January 23, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Fordham students often go out of their way to attempt to make all community members feel welcome at the university. One example of such a student is Jeff Lockhart, FCRH ’13, who is conducting a survey that he calls Que(e)ry, which seeks to gather information about the experience of gender and sexual minorities on Fordham’s campus. The name Que(e)ry is a pun on the word “queer,” a specif...

McShane Discusses How to ‘Rejoice,’ in Midst of Tragedy, at Annual Christmas Mass

December 20, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS NEWS EDITOR Students packed the pews of the University Church at Rose Hill on Sunday, Dec. 16 for the annual celebration of Gaudete Sunday, held on the third Sunday of Advent. Mass was followed by a brief celebration of the last day of Hanukkah and a Christmas party, both in the McGinley Center. This year, the Mass, which was celebrated by Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the University...

PRIDE Alliance Holds Vigil, Calls for More ‘Acceptance’

December 8, 2012

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Fordham's People Recognizing Identities and Differences (PRIDE) Alliance group held an on-campus candlelight vigil on Dec. 3. “The purpose of this event is to bring attention to members of the LGBTQ community who have taken their lives or lost their lives because of violence enacted against them,”  Sarah Lyons, FCRH ’15 and PRIDE secretary, said of the vigil. Club members silently...

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Hosts Philokalia Lecture

November 28, 2012

Reverend John Anthony McGuckin Speaks to Students By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER The Orthodox Christian Fellowship hosted its annual Orthodoxy in America lecture on Nov. 14. The talk served as a general educational opportunity for all students, even those who do not adhere to one of the Orthodox Christian denominations. “The point of the Orthodoxy in America lecture series, as I understand it, is a way for not only Orthodox...

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