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Legal Battle Over SJP Continues With Hearing

January 24, 2018

By Aislinn Keely The legal battle over the lack of club status for a Fordham chapter of Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) continued over winter break. A hearing on Jan. 3 saw SJP counsel Adam Levine argue against the motio...

(Courtesy of Digital Paxton) Will Fenton, GSAS, created database Digital Paxton to house documents from the 1764 Pamphlet War.
ry research centered on the Elgin Marbles Affair, a continued debate among scholars.

Fordham Doctoral Candidate Creates Online Historical Archive

January 24, 2018

By Ashley Katusa Digital Paxton, an online archive of the Pamphlet War of 1764, catalogs works that are likened to pre-revolutionary Twitter battles according to creator Will Fenton, GSAS. Fenton’s archive contains 1,700 pages of material from the 1764 Paxto...

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USG Welcomes New Semester

January 24, 2018

By Sarah Huffman United Student Government (USG) kicked off its first meeting of the semester by officially welcoming Fordham’s chapter of Spoon University to the club community. The prospective E-board attended the meeting to make its case and was approv...

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Women’s Rights Marches On

January 24, 2018

By Jake Shore People filled the streets of Manhattan on Saturday for the first anniversary of the Women’s March. Fordham students showed support by marching, several with pink hats and colorful signs. ...

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Computer Science Majors Express Dissatisfaction

December 6, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Frank Vicari, FCRH ’18, spent his summer working for Morgan Stanley’s Core Technology Services team. Vicari, a computer science major at Fordham University, used data analytics to determine whic...

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McShane to Discuss Charlie Rose Honorary Degree

December 6, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, will address former “CBS This Morning” host Charlie Rose’s honorary degrees from Fordham University, in light of...

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Fordham Community Engagement Examined

December 6, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Fordham University has over 140 clubs, ranging from cultural and international clubs, to political and student government clubs. There are also a number that dedicate themselves ...

Staff writer Joergen Ostensen compares and contrasts on and off campus dining. (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram)

Meal Plan Values Explored

November 29, 2017

By Joergen Ostensen Georgia Pullis, FCRH ’18, who has lived off campus for three years, remembers her experience with a meal plan her freshman year. Pullish said it was easy to go from Alumni Court South to Queen’s Court to buy a pint...

Theology Department Sponsors “Study War No More”

November 29, 2017

By Joergen Ostensen The theology department sponsored a teach-in called “Study War No More,” a four member panel discussing militarism and its relationship to Catholic Social Teaching, and what it means for Jesuit education. Twenty people attended the event in the Blue Chapel on Keating 3rd. This teach-in took place on Thursday, Nov. 16th, on the 28th anniversary of the murder of six Jesuit priests, their housekeepe...

The week before Thanksgiving, Fordham’s Commuting Students Association (CSA) hosted its annual Thanks-Give-Away fundraiser bash on Nov. 16th in the McGinley ballroom. (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram)

CSA Hosts Annual Thanks-Give-Away

November 29, 2017

By Yohannah Franco The week before Thanksgiving, Fordham’s Commuting Students Association (CSA) dove into the holiday spirit of food and fun with its annual Thanks-Give-Away fundraiser bash on Nov. 16 in the McGinley ballroom. With a turnout of over...

President of the university called for a budgetary task force in his 2017 Convocation address.

McShane Forms Budgetary Task Force

November 29, 2017

By Aislinn Keely In an effort to align the university budget with strategic planning initiatives, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, called for a budgetary task force in his 2017 Convocation address. ...

History majors are challenged to explore topics aligning with their own individual interests. (Owen Corrigan/The Fordham Ram)

Mannion Society Produces Student Research

November 29, 2017

By Hannah Gonzalez Students of history typically enter the field with an interest in producing their own original research. Recognizing the need to encourage and equip such students, the history department created the Mannion Society. E...

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