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The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

September 19, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” I admit with equal parts pride and shame, is one of the few television shows I’ve ever watched in its entirety. This is partly because it came ...

New London Centre Provides Opportunity for Expansion

New London Centre Provides Opportunity for Expansion

September 12, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez Fordham’s new London Centre opened this fall, bringing study abroad students to a new facility and location in the Clerkenwell neighborhood of London. The move will grant Fordh...

Fordham Press Navigates Industry

Fordham Press Navigates Industry

May 2, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez Fordham’s university-affiliated publishing house Fordham University Press has survived the wave of recent closures and financial difficulties assailing the academic publishing industry. Fredric Nachbaur, director o...

Josh Peck Brings the Laughs

Josh Peck Brings the Laughs

May 2, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez On Thursday, April 26, actor Josh Peck of “Drake & Josh” fame took the stage as this year’s Spring Weekend speaker. His visit was put on by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) Speakers Series and moderated by CAB member Kathryn Teaney, F...

Freshman Researches Public View of Coastal Management

Freshman Researches Public View of Coastal Management

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez Growing up on the barrier islands of the Jersey Shore, Colleen Cochran, FCRH ’21, had always loved the beach. But when she was in eighth grade, her coastal community was greatly impacted by Hur...

Facilities to Install Solar Panels

Facilities to Install Solar Panels

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez This summer, solar panels will be installed on top of the parking garage and Campbell Hall. This step towards sustainability is a result of both the sustainable energy initiative passed down by Governor Cuomo’s of...

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez When Disney announced that it was developing a movie steeped in the folklore of the Polynesian Islands, Pacific Islanders and those of Pacific Island descent were ecstatic. Here was finally ...

CAB Proposal Fails to Pass, Tabled Until Next SLC

CAB Proposal Fails to Pass, Tabled Until Next SLC

April 13, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez At the Student Life Council (SLC) meeting this Wednesday, Campus Activities Board (CAB) unveiled the final draft of its proposal to move to departmental status. The resolution failed to ...

USG Sponsors Second Annual TedxFordham

USG Sponsors Second Annual TedxFordham

April 11, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez On Wednesday, April 4, the United Student Government (USG) GSB Dean’s Council sponsored the second annual TEDxFordham event, where speakers gave their individual takes on the theme of “breaking down bar...

USG Advocates To Change Club Times

USG Advocates To Change Club Times

March 14, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez This semester, United Student Government (USG) launched an initiative to encourage clubs to further accommodate commuter students. Headed by Senator Selin Berberoglu, FCRH ’19, the ...

Campuses to Gain Amazon Lockers

Campuses to Gain Amazon Lockers

March 7, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez Within the next academic year, Amazon lockers will be installed on campus to provide students with 24-hour access to their packages. These outdoor lockers will help decrease the congestion of the post office d...

Commuter Assistants To Gain Seat at SLC

Commuter Assistants To Gain Seat at SLC

March 7, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez This coming academic year, commuters will gain representation at Student Life Council (SLC) meetings. A Commuter Assistant (CA) position has been added to council meetings, to represent the interests and co...

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