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PoliSci Professor Educates In and Out of Class

November 8, 2017

By Victor Ordonez It was partly by chance that Fordham University’s own Christina Greer became an intellectual powerhouse whose career is thriving in the midst of a polarized political state. Greer, a political sci...

Refugee Simulation Gives Perspective

Refugee Simulation Gives Perspective

October 25, 2017

By Joergen Ostenson Campus Ministry hosted an event called “A Refugee’s Journey” in McGinley on Tuesday. The purpose of the event was to educate students about the realities of the refugee crisis by giving them the opportunity to u...

ResLife Adjusts Guest Violation Penalties

ResLife Adjusts Guest Violation Penalties

October 25, 2017

By Mike Fissinger Starting this academic year, the Office of Residential Life adjusted its policy for students in residence halls who fail to sign out a guest at night. Now, students recieve one emai...

Student Analyzes Social Mobility Data

Student Analyzes Social Mobility Data

October 25, 2017

By Helen Stevenson As a college student, you may find yourself questioning your future and what you can do to ensure financial stability. But what if your potential earnings are affected by certain unchangeable factors...

USG Coordinates With It’s On Us

USG Coordinates With It’s On Us

October 25, 2017

By Victor Ordonez The United Student Government (USG) subcommittee on sexual misconduct has begun to work closely with the Fordham chapter of the It’s On Us Campaign. The campaign aims to combat sexual misconduct o...

Attorneys Speak on Title IX

Attorneys Speak on Title IX

October 25, 2017

By Aislinn Keely Attorneys from Legal Momentum, The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, informed Fordham students of their existing and changing Title IX rights on Tuesday afternoon. Caitlin McCartney-Gerbe...

FCRH Dean Hall Speaks with Students at Town Hall

FCRH Dean Hall Speaks with Students at Town Hall

October 18, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill Maura B. Mast, Ph.D., hosted a Town Hall on Oct. 16 in McGinley 237. The topics varied from career building, to inquiries regarding transfer credits. The first round of que...

University Announces Chief Diversity Officer

University Announces Chief Diversity Officer

October 18, 2017

By Alex Dickson Fordham hired Rafael Zapata to be the school’s first Special Advisor to the President for Diversity, Chief Diversity Officer (CDO), and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, on Wednesday, Oc...

USG Creates Task Force to Investigate Roger Stone Event

USG Creates Task Force to Investigate Roger Stone Event

October 18, 2017

By Jake Shore and Erin Shanahan United Student Government (USG) started a taskforce to look into how Fordham College Republicans acquired funding for Roger Stone, campaign advisor to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, t...

The University’s Campaign for Dreamers, DACA

The University’s Campaign for Dreamers, DACA

October 18, 2017

By Victor Ordonez After unanimous consent to stand by the approximately 800,000 Dreamers impacted by President Donald J. Trump’s decision, Fordham’s United Student Government (USG) has approved t...

Bernie Sanders Writes Letter in Support of Union Effort

Bernie Sanders Writes Letter in Support of Union Effort

October 18, 2017

By Theresa Schliep The unionization cause at Fordham has gone national. Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wrote to Fordham faculty last week, promising not to tell them how to vote in the union e...

Professor Researches NYC Rat Diet

Professor Researches NYC Rat Diet

October 11, 2017

By Helen Stevenson Living in New York City means eating a lot of pizza – even if you are a mouse. Jason Munshi-South, associate professor of biology at Fordham University, studies the impact that an urban setting has...

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