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“Gilmore Girls” Revival Divides the Fandom: Series’ Second Attempt Falls Short

“Gilmore Girls” Revival Divides the Fandom: Series’ Second Attempt Falls Short

December 7, 2016

By Laura Sanicola I was a bit late to watching “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” but when I read Kevin Fallon write in the Daily Beast that “The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival Is Everything Yo...

Entering the News Industry With More Questions Than Answers

Entering the News Industry With More Questions Than Answers

December 7, 2016

By Laura Sanicola When I was named assistant news editor of The Fordham Ram in 2013, journalism was an answer. It answered my hopes to make new friends other than my roommates, to be part of a body of stud...

Graduate Student Assaulted in Queens, Targeted For Sexuality

Graduate Student Assaulted in Queens, Targeted For Sexuality

November 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  Last Thursday, a graduate student was the victim of an apparent hate crime near his apartment in Jamaica, Queens. Jacob Traugott, GAS ‘17, was walking to get a slice of pizza when a ...

McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

November 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  The university president will appoint a Chief Diversity Officer, a new senior administrator position, in light of recommendations made in a new report from the Diversity Task Force. The ...

A UNIVERSITY REACTS

A UNIVERSITY REACTS

November 9, 2016

By Laura Sanicola This article is continuously being updated with reactions from members of the Fordham community. On Wednesday morning, Fordham awoke to the news that Donald J. Trump, a former Fordha...

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

November 9, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In the midst of an impassioned election night, Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout fell to her Republican opponent John Faso in her bid for Congress in New York’s 19th district. Teachout ...

Faculty Senate to Admin: Open Letters Are Not Enough

Faculty Senate to Admin: Open Letters Are Not Enough

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola The Fordham Faculty Senate admonished the practice of writing open letters with no further action after potential bias incidents in a widely disseminated email. The Senate’s ema...

Trustees Adopt Strategic Planning Framework

Trustees Adopt Strategic Planning Framework

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  The board of trustees has adopted the Continuous University Strategic Planning framework, a series of goals and initiatives set forth by the Strategic Planning Committee that includ...

A Conversation with Economics Expert Giacomo Santangelo

A Conversation with Economics Expert Giacomo Santangelo

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  Pacing around the front of a full Gabelli classroom, Fordham economics professor Giacomo Santangelo gives the impression that he never stands still. His long, dark beard and ponytail, stylish...

Ram Town Cancelled, Two Home Game Events Planned

Ram Town Cancelled, Two Home Game Events Planned

October 20, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In an effort to increase attendance for Fordham football and basketball games, Fordham cancelled Ram Town 2016 in favor of alternative programming. Resources formerly allocated for the seven-y...

Kearney Leaves Assistant Director of Student Involvement Job

Kearney Leaves Assistant Director of Student Involvement Job

October 18, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In the latest staffing change for the Office of Student Involvement, Alexandra Kearney, assistant director of student affairs, stepped down from her position earlier this month. She has taken a posi...

Naked Man Pinned Down By Police In Front of Lincoln Center Campus

Naked Man Pinned Down By Police In Front of Lincoln Center Campus

October 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola An unidentified naked man was pinned down by police officers and security and then taken away in an ambulance outside of Fordham College Lincoln Center Sunday afternoon, according to student b...

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