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“A bit of a loner,” Former Classmates Remember Donald Trump in the Bronx

“A bit of a loner,” Former Classmates Remember Donald Trump in the Bronx

April 25, 2018

By Jake Shore A common anecdote comes to the minds of President Donald Trump’s former classmates when asked about their interactions with him during his time at Fordham University. A commuting stud...

Alum Donates $6 Million for Boston Students and Basketball Gym

Alum Donates $6 Million for Boston Students and Basketball Gym

April 11, 2018

By Jake Shore A Fordham alum on the Board of Trustees donated $6 million to the university last week, with most of the funds going towards a scholarship fund for students from the Boston area. Darlene Jordan, FCRH ‘...

University Sanctions Students in Rodrigues Free Speech Altercation

University Sanctions Students in Rodrigues Free Speech Altercation

March 21, 2018

By Jake Shore   The university’s investigation into a “free-speech exercise” at Rodrigue’s Coffee Shop last December reached its conclusion earlier this month, resulting in conduct sanctio...

The Ram Investigates Picture of Students Posing with Alt-Right Flag on Campus

The Ram Investigates Picture of Students Posing with Alt-Right Flag on Campus

March 5, 2018

Editor's Note: The identities of the individuals in the photo are blurred and were not included in the article due to threats of legal action.  By Jake Shore A picture of a group of Fordham stude...

Fordham Remains Indirectly Invested In Fossil Fuels

Fordham Remains Indirectly Invested In Fossil Fuels

January 31, 2018

By Jake Shore While New York City took steps earlier this month to divest the city’s $5 billion pension from fossil fuel companies, some of Fordham University’s endowment fund still remains indirectly invested in fossil fuel ...

Women’s Rights Marches On

Women’s Rights Marches On

January 24, 2018

By Jake Shore People filled the streets of Manhattan on Saturday for the first anniversary of the Women’s March. Fordham students showed support by marching, several with pink hats and colorful signs. ...

Investigation into Rodgers Finds No Violations

October 27, 2017

By Aislinn Keely and Jake Shore  An investigation into comments made by Christopher Rodgers, dean of students at Rose Hill, found he did not violate any university policies during resident assistant (RA) training this summer. The university will install a First Deputy Title IX Coordinator to give students “an additional resource” regarding student sexual misconduct on campus, according to a statement from the university. ...

FCRH Dean Hall Speaks with Students at Town Hall

FCRH Dean Hall Speaks with Students at Town Hall

October 18, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill Maura B. Mast, Ph.D., hosted a Town Hall on Oct. 16 in McGinley 237. The topics varied from career building, to inquiries regarding transfer credits. The first round of que...

USG Creates Task Force to Investigate Roger Stone Event

USG Creates Task Force to Investigate Roger Stone Event

October 18, 2017

By Jake Shore and Erin Shanahan United Student Government (USG) started a taskforce to look into how Fordham College Republicans acquired funding for Roger Stone, campaign advisor to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, t...

Trump Advisor Roger Stone Met with Cheers, Jeers

Trump Advisor Roger Stone Met with Cheers, Jeers

October 11, 2017

By Jake Shore Roger Stone, advisor to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, sparred with some Fordham students and shook hands with others yesterday during a Fordham College Republicans event. Known for working on the campaigns of Republicans as ...

Tuition Growth Slows at Fordham

Tuition Growth Slows at Fordham

September 27, 2017

By Jake Shore Tuition at Fordham University is growing at its slowest pace in years, part of a nationwide trend in which U.S. colleges are now sharply curbing the annual rate at which tuition increases as the economy improves. This ...

Luxury Student Housing Sprouts in Bronx’s Little Italy

Luxury Student Housing Sprouts in Bronx’s Little Italy

September 2, 2017

Editor's Note: This first appeared in Norwood News as part of a collaboration between WFUV News and Bronxnet News.  By Jake Shore In the market of renting apartments in the Belmont area of the B...

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