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Taking Time to Appreciate Times Square

Taking Time to Appreciate Times Square

March 4, 2015

By Cate Carrejo The first time I ever went to Times Square, I was 16 and it was my first time in New York City. As a huge theater geek, I was about as close to paradise as I could be while still aliv...

Bx 12: The Quickest Way to the Top

Bx 12: The Quickest Way to the Top

March 4, 2015

By Jeff Coltin Fordham Road has a particular way of being altered by the weather, turning even the most pleasant phenomenon into something much worse. A sunny day turns it into the Sahara, and a trek t...

Baseball Warming Up in Florida and California

March 4, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

By Sam Belden Two weekends ago, Fordham baseball headed down to Fort Myers for a stretch of three games. In the first, the Rams were shutout by Florida Gulf Coast; in the second, they lost by a single run to nationally-ranked Illinois. In the final contest of the weekend, they lost to Florida Gulf Coast again, this time by a margin of seven. In all, Fordham’s performance caused the team to drop to a record of one win and f...

Lessons Not Learned: College Students Need Life Skills Courses

Lessons Not Learned: College Students Need Life Skills Courses

February 18, 2015

By Ainsley Kilpatrick A college education provides students with much of the knowledge that they will need to succeed in life after graduation. However, many life skills are left in the world of “e...

Stewart’s Retirement Cues Buzz of Successor

Stewart’s Retirement Cues Buzz of Successor

February 18, 2015

By Nicole Pieri On Tuesday, Feb. 10, Jon Stewart announced to his “Daily Show” audience that he will be stepping down as the longtime host of the groundbreaking late-night Comedy Central show later t...

Embracing the Arts, Nature, and Community at Fordham

Embracing the Arts, Nature, and Community at Fordham

February 18, 2015

By Erin Shanahan Those who meet Stanley J. Stilwell III today meet a charming, clean cut and well-dressed twenty-one-year-old Gabelli student who enjoys his many responsibilities, including his job as an RA ...

Foodie Secrets

Foodie Secrets

February 18, 2015

By Natalie Sturgeon New York City is legendary for its hidden gems and small corner restaurants that turn out to be the best eateries in town. For foodies everywhere, New York City is a playground. It...

Sock Saturday: Recovered and Growing by Day

Sock Saturday: Recovered and Growing by Day

February 18, 2015

By Katie Meyer  Right now, around 60,000 homeless people sleep in New York City shelters every night. It is estimated that thousands more sleep on the streets (though it is difficult to gauge exactly how many), according to the most recent statistics from New York’s C...

Bronx Ex-Prison To Be Converted to Community Center

Bronx Ex-Prison To Be Converted to Community Center

February 18, 2015

By Yasmin Merchant In the criminal justice system, the corrections branch is meant to punish and rehabilitate those who have violated the law. Unfortunately, it often falls short on the latter. People who a...

DeBlasio Talks Affordable Housing in Address

DeBlasio Talks Affordable Housing in Address

February 4, 2015

By Katie Meyer In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address on Tuesday, one message came back again and again—New York City needs to be made affordable for everyone, not just the elite. “I...

MTA Passes Hikes for Subway, Buses

MTA Passes Hikes for Subway, Buses

January 28, 2015

By Laura Sanicola  A ride on the D train and a trip on the Bx12 Select is about to become pricier than ever — and pricier yet in the next four years. The MTA has resolved to raise fares for New York City ...

Who Supplies the Water? Well, Not the Botans

Who Supplies the Water? Well, Not the Botans

January 28, 2015

By Jeff Coltin Some falsehoods are told over and over again until they are taken for facts. The Great Wall of China is not visible from space. A penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building w...

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