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South Africa, Where the Sun Sets on an Empty Prison

South Africa, Where the Sun Sets on an Empty Prison

May 1, 2019

I cannot help but think that America has a lesson to learn from South Africa, where the sun sets on an empty prison.

Poet, Playwright, Professional Tells Story

Poet, Playwright, Professional Tells Story

December 5, 2018

Maria Aponte discusses facing personal tragedy through art and what Fordham can do to curb racism.

Panelists Talk Community

Panelists Talk Community

November 28, 2018

At the Fordham-Bronx community relations town hall, panelists addressed the disconnect between Fordham and the Bronx community, and how that divide can be closed going forward.

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

November 28, 2018

In a chapter of a recently published book on Bronx Archaelogy, Allan Gilbert, Ph.D, professor of archaeology, discusses the archaeological dig that took place on the Rose Hill campus from 1985 to 2002.

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 mak...

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