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USG Candidates Take the Stage to Debate

USG Candidates Take the Stage to Debate

April 12, 2018

By Erica Scalise United Student Government (USG) hosted its annual Meet the Candidates Night where candidates briefly outlined their platforms for the upcoming USG election. Six of the eight vic...

GSE Reveals New Online Degree Program

GSE Reveals New Online Degree Program

April 11, 2018

By Erica Scalise The University’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) recently unveiled that its new online Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) program will offer specialized degrees in Childhood Edu...

Mary Kohl Shoots for Career in Film

Mary Kohl Shoots for Career in Film

April 11, 2018

By Erica Scalise For many students, settling in to watch a movie after a long day is their ideal form of decompression; for Mary Kohl, FCRH ‘20, making movies is hers. A self-taught filmmaker and Ad...

Commuter Week Brings Commuters and Residents Together

Commuter Week Brings Commuters and Residents Together

March 22, 2018

By Erica Scalise Last week, students celebrated the Commuting Student Association’s (CSA) annual Commuter Week. The week long program of events was open to both commuters and residents under the theme of ...

Ruben Diaz Jr. Delivers Final State of the Borough

Ruben Diaz Jr. Delivers Final State of the Borough

March 7, 2018

By Erica Scalise On Feb. 22, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his ninth State of the Borough address to a large crowd at the Bronx High School of Science. Diaz is in his third and final term, making this address his last. In his speech, Diaz disc...

International Enrollment Increases Despite National Decreases

International Enrollment Increases Despite National Decreases

February 14, 2018

By Erica Scalise Despite a nationwide decrease in international student enrollment, Fordham has seen a steady increase in both undergraduate and graduate international enrollment. 175 universities provided data to the Council of Graduate Scho...

POD Location Opens Under Queen’s Court

POD Location Opens Under Queen’s Court

January 24, 2018

By Erica Scalise The basement of Queen’s Court opened its doors to a newly renovated convenience store and upgraded deli this past week. The transformation to a Provisions in Demand (POD) loca...

Campus Clubs Celebrate YOFV

Campus Clubs Celebrate YOFV

November 29, 2017

By Erica Scalise and Aislinn Keely The presidents and executive boards of Campus Activities Board (CAB), Residence Halls Association (RHA), Commuting Students Association (CSA) and the United Student...

Moving Off Campus at Fordham

Moving Off Campus at Fordham

October 11, 2017

By Erica Scalise Hoffman, Arthur, Hughes, Lorillard, Belmont, Bathgate. Approximately 500 to 1,000 students leave Fordham housing to live in the Belmont area, according to Fordham University director of communications Bob Howe....

Clubs Split Between OrgSync and Other Media

Clubs Split Between OrgSync and Other Media

September 27, 2017

By Erica Scalise In the age of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, some clubs are using social media, the club fair and flyers more and more to communicate to current and potential members. Some club leaders still see value in OrgS...

Roughly Half of Residents Damage Billed

Roughly Half of Residents Damage Billed

September 20, 2017

Corrections: The original article said students who were damage billed were billed on average $50. This was incorrect, and the article has been corrected to say the average was less than $50. Also, the...

Council Member Torres Speaks to Fordham Democrats

Council Member Torres Speaks to Fordham Democrats

April 26, 2017

By Erica Scalise Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres visited College Democrats at their meeting last Wednesday. He discussed and answered questions about school segregation, gentrification in the Bronx and his journey to become th...

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