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CSA Hosts Commuter Town Hall

CSA Hosts Commuter Town Hall

November 7, 2018

Commuting students gathered to learn about what CSA is doing and to voice concerns.

Renovations Scheduled for McGinley and Collins

Renovations Scheduled for McGinley and Collins

October 31, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Major renovations to McGinley Center are slated to begin following the 2018-19 academic year, according to John Puglisi, Fordham’s assistant vice president of Facilities Manag...

Students Organize Sustainability Week

Students Organize Sustainability Week

October 24, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice (SEAJ) hosted Sustainability Week, which according to USG’s Vice President of Sustainability, Gabriel Perez, FCRH ’21, was a big success. “I feel like it went so well, I...

Students Walk Historic Camino

Students Walk Historic Camino

October 17, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Grace Henning, FCRH ’18, refound her Catholic faith during her time at Fordham, but it was tested as tears rolled down her cheeks on a roadside in northern Spain. Henning was walking the storied pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago. This pilgrimage w...

University Sees Lower Tuition Increase

University Sees Lower Tuition Increase

September 26, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen This academic year, Fordham University increased its undergraduate tuition by 3.33 percent, according to Bob Howe, assistant vice president for communications. Howe said virtually all universities are consistentl...

Chegg Report Details Anxiety Levels of College Students

Chegg Report Details Anxiety Levels of College Students

September 19, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Chegg’s 2018 State of the Student report found that anxiety was a prevalent concern on college campuses. According to the report, 60 percent of students said they were at least frequently anxious. The report, released Tuesday, collected data on which i...

CCEL Aims to ‘Be a Good Neighbor’

CCEL Aims to ‘Be a Good Neighbor’

September 12, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Arto Woodley, the executive director of Fordham’s new Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), came to his job interview with a question for Fordham. “One of the first things I did when I was interviewed,” said...

Signage on University Restrooms Change to Promote Gender Inclusiveness

Signage on University Restrooms Change to Promote Gender Inclusiveness

September 12, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen The signage on Fordham University’s restrooms has been changed from “Restroom” to “All Gender Restroom” on both campuses as of this fall. The change is an effort to make the campuses friendlier to transgender, ge...

Vegetarian Options Expand on Campus

Vegetarian Options Expand on Campus

May 2, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen The Rose Hill Marketplace has been increasing its vegetarian and vegan options over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, according to Melanie Simeone, Aramark’s registered dietician. The process of adding to ...

RHA Rolls Out Online Pre-Sale

RHA Rolls Out Online Pre-Sale

April 25, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Every year, the ticket line for Residence Halls Association’s (RHA) Under the Tent (UTT) event stretches well past the doors of McGinley, with some students waiting for hours to purchase tickets. This year, RH...

Jumpstart Works to Close Education Gap

Jumpstart Works to Close Education Gap

April 18, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Kristina*, a preschool student at Community School 92 in the Bronx, practiced her letters by looking at pictures from the movie Frozen. She saw the letter J on a card next to the word “jump” and began jumping up and d...

Business Students Present Undergrad Research

Business Students Present Undergrad Research

April 18, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Students from the Gabelli School of Business (GSB) Honors Thesis Program and Global Business Honors Program presented their independent research at the Gabelli Undergraduate Research Business Conference. There were 2...

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