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Review: “The Old Ball Game”

Review: “The Old Ball Game”

October 19, 2016

By Sam Belden Located in a dimly lit hallway in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing, “The Old Ball Game” is small in size but epic in scope. The exhibition, comprised mostly of small vintage bas...

Professor Hosts Bronx High School Students

Professor Hosts Bronx High School Students

October 5, 2016

By Alexandra Brennan When local archivists enlisted the help of Fordham’s African-American Studies department several years ago to assemble history about the Bronx for schools and community groups, Dr. Mark Naison, professor o...

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

September 22, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt Dr. Mark Naison, a seasoned professor in the African American Studies, has been an integral part of Fordham University’s faculty since his start in 1970. Naison published multiple well-received books ranging from “White Boy: A Me...

A Small Cottage Near Campus, Once Home to Edgar Allen Poe

A Small Cottage Near Campus, Once Home to Edgar Allen Poe

April 22, 2015

By Joe Vitale Though many students may have encountered his writing ­— “The Raven” and “The Cask of Amontillado” still find their way onto many college reading lists — few at Fordham know...

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