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Everett C. Parker, Fordham Faculty Member and Civil Right Advocate, Dies at 102

Everett C. Parker, Fordham Faculty Member and Civil Right Advocate, Dies at 102

September 23, 2015

By Joe Vitale The Rev. Everett C. Parker, an advocate for civil rights in the media who used the communication office of the United Church of Christ as a platform for spearheading reforms in broadcasting in the ...

Black Student Paves Way For Integrated Fordham in 40s

February 4, 2015

By Joe Vitale Fordham University in the 1930s was not unlike many other colleges and universities at the time. No black students were in attendance at Rose Hill, and the prospect of diversifying the...

Campus Moviefest in Full Swing

Campus Moviefest in Full Swing

April 24, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER Growing up, many Fordham students had dreams of one day going to Hollywood to enter the filmmaking business. Some have gotten the opportunity to make movies during their time on...

Months After Captivity, Richard Engel of NBC News to Deliver Fordham’s 168th Commencement Address

Months After Captivity, Richard Engel of NBC News to Deliver Fordham’s 168th Commencement Address

April 10, 2013

By CANTON WINER & KELLY KULTYS MANAGING EDITOR & NEWS EDITOR In December, Richard Engel was abducted, tossed in the back of a truck and blindfolded while on assignment in Syria. Now four-months free from his captors, he will deliver Fordham’s 168th Commencement keyn...

With Healthcare Ambitions, Students Learn Lessons in Guatemala

February 6, 2013

Filed under News

By CANTON WINER Few college students who go abroad during their breaks gush about observing laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery. Yet, seven Fordham University students who traveled to Guatemala for one week in January say this was exactly the experience they were hoping for. These students were among the first group to participate in the Guatemala City Service Abroad Experience for pre-health students at Fordham, wh...

Volkert Resigns as Head Volleyball Coach

December 11, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Peter Volkert, Fordham's head volleyball coach, has resigned from the position effective immediately. The announcement was made in a statement on Tuesday by Dave Roach, the University's athletic director. The volleyball team finished with a 14-19 record this season, and a 6-8 record in the Atlantic 10 Conference, according to the Fordham Athletics website. "We really appreciate the time...

While Most Go Out, Some Stay Behind … And Wait

November 27, 2012

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By CONNOR RYAN It was right before midnight on a brisk Friday night. The crew had just gotten back to campus after a quick trip to the nearby 7-Eleven for chips and soda -- a convenient and fulfilling sustenance, they say . The three students on duty then simultaneously received a call, from a dispatcher in the Office of Safety and Security, as they walked through the door of the Fordham University Emergency Medical Se...

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