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Graduates’ Organization Offers Micro-Loans to Bronx Residents

December 4, 2013

By DYLAN DEMARTINO STAFF WRITER   The Concourse Group is an organization focused on social innovation and entrepreneurial development in the Bronx. Originally started by two Fordham undergraduates, the Concourse Group is continuing to expand its microfinance and startup consultancy practice in conjunction with a Fordham Foundry partnership. CEO Andrew Kingsly, GSB ’13, undertook a service learning project in...

At Fordham, It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Advent

December 4, 2013

By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER   Fordham’s church is decked in purple, the Christmas decorations have started go up and, across campus, students have started counting down the days to Christmas; Advent is upon us. Campus Ministry has scheduled a number of events to help students celebrate the season and prepare for Christmas. “We will have all of our devotionals,” Fr. Philip Florio, S.J., vice president of Campus Ministry, said when asked what t...

Recent Grads Dive Headfirst into the Workforce

December 4, 2013

By MICHAEL CAVANAUGH STAFF WRITER   As the promise of freedom in the form of winter break approaches, Fordham students begin the last leg of their fall semester. Starting final papers days (or hours) before their deadlines, frantically searching for class textbooks that have long been neglected — these are the struggles of Fordham students once the tables are cleared on Thanksgiving evening. Students who still ...

Research at the Forefront of Autism Panel

December 4, 2013

By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR   On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Autism Speaks U – Fordham University hosted a discussion panel featuring researchers and faculty members from Yale University School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  The panelists discussed their current research and medical practices in the context of autism and developmental conditions and subsequently offered the audien...

'Too Big To Fail' Displays Banks’ Violation of Public Trust

‘Too Big To Fail’ Displays Banks’ Violation of Public Trust

November 6, 2013

By ANDREW MORSE STAFF WRITER On Monday, Nov. 4, the College Democrats held their signature event of the semester: a screening of the film Too Big to Fail, in Keating 1st. The film premiered on HBO ...

Recent Grads to Play Role in Sodexo's Future

Recent Grads to Play Role in Sodexo’s Future

September 25, 2013

The last few years have seen a lot of criticism and controversy surrounding Fordham’s on campus dining. A lot of time and effort has been invested in order to make changes in order to satisfy students....

Residence Hall Election Results Announced

September 25, 2013

Last Thursday, Residence Hall Association’s general board election results were announced. From freshmen to seniors, residents selected students from their residence halls to represent them for the upcoming school year. In Salice-Conley Hall, Gino Papa, FCRH ’14 was elected as president. Papa has an expansive resume at Fordham, having served as vice president for Autism Speaks U at Fordham University and as a New Student...

Bronx on its way to Becoming the Figure Skating Capitol of the World

Bronx on its way to Becoming the Figure Skating Capitol of the World

September 25, 2013

The Bronx is on its way to getting an ice palace just a short bus ride from the Fordham University Rose Hill campus. A local government committee has approved a proposal to turn the Kingsbridge Armory,...

Harlan Cohen Comes to Fordham

Harlan Cohen Comes to Fordham

September 25, 2013

This past Friday, as part of homecoming week, Fordham welcomed Harlan Cohen to Keating. Cohen is a New York Times bestselling author of six books, including The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues Yo...

Rams Overpower Wildcats For Historic Win

September 11, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Entering Saturday night’s game, Fordham had not beaten Villanova since 1920, and the Rams had never won against a team ranked in the top 10. But, Fordham’s strong offense and opportune defense hoisted the Rams over eighth-ranked Villanova, 27-24. Everyone was well aware of the magnitude of the game. “We talked about this being a defining moment for our program, and that we...

New York’s Soda Ban Affects Fordham Food Services

October 2, 2012

By EDDIE MIKUS Soda-loving members of the Fordham community may wish to change their drink of choice when traveling around New York City, where large helpings of soda will soon be a thing of the past. As of March 12, 2013, restaurants and concession stands within the city limits will be required to restrict helpings of sugary drinks to 16 ounces per container. The rules, which apply to any drink that contains over 25 ...

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