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Student Volunteers Allowed in Murray Weigel

February 11, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase, Ticker

By Helen Stevenson In a statement made by Joseph M. McShane, S.J., university president, the administration has reversed its decision to bar student volunteering in Murray-Weigel Hall. McShane said he made this decision based on the assurance that all Jesuits living in Murray-Weigel are not “restricted”, and therefore completely free and innocent of any accusations of abuse. McShane also confirmed there will be no...

University Students Prohibited from Visiting Murray-Weigel

University Students Prohibited from Visiting Murray-Weigel

January 30, 2019

By Erica Scalise In an interview with The Ram on Jan. 29, Bob Howe, Fordham’s senior director of communications said the university is prohibiting all students from visiting Murray-Weigel Hall, the Jesuit...

CAB Announces Soulja Boy to Headline Spring Weekend

January 23, 2019

Filed under Culture, Music, News, Showcase

By Eliot Schiaparelli Fordham University's Campus Activities Board (CAB) announced that Soulja Boy (DeAndre Cortez Way) will headline this year’s Spring Weekend Concert. The news leaked on Sunday, Jan. 20 in an Instagram post from Stacks On Deck Money Gang (S.O.D.M.G. Radio), Way’s record label. It listed the university as the April 27 stop of Soulja Boy’s spring 2019 tour stops. His stop at Fordham will be part of ...

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.

Trump Cannot End Birthright Citizenship

Trump Cannot End Birthright Citizenship

November 14, 2018

The future of birthright citizenship is unknown, but it is important to be cognizant of the moral complications this will bring.

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...

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

August 16, 2018

By Theresa Schliep and Aislinn Keely A week after notifying students of revoking free access to the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Fordham and the NYBG reached an agreement reinstati...

Under the Tent in 1980s Miami

Under the Tent in 1980s Miami

May 2, 2018

By Jack Regan A DJ, neon lights and Fordham students dressed in their Saturday night finest can only mean one thing: it’s Under the Tent time. Each year during Spring Weekend, which takes place the weekend pri...

Facilities to Install Solar Panels

Facilities to Install Solar Panels

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez This summer, solar panels will be installed on top of the parking garage and Campbell Hall. This step towards sustainability is a result of both the sustainable energy initiative passed down by Governor Cuomo’s of...

Collins Hall Renovations To Allow Wheelchair Accessibility

Collins Hall Renovations To Allow Wheelchair Accessibility

April 4, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Renovations to Collins Hall to allow for wheelchair access will be completed before the end of 2018, according to Marco Valera, vice president of Facilities Management. Valera said the university is investing between three a...

Campuses to Gain Amazon Lockers

Campuses to Gain Amazon Lockers

March 7, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez Within the next academic year, Amazon lockers will be installed on campus to provide students with 24-hour access to their packages. These outdoor lockers will help decrease the congestion of the post office d...

Fordham Student Researches Stress and Personality

Fordham Student Researches Stress and Personality

March 7, 2018

By Julia Rist Daniella Toto, FCRH ’20, is no stranger to research projects. Since completing her freshman year, she’s already received three research grants from Fordham. Toto, a sophomore double majoring in psycholog...

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