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A student looks at the snow day petition on their computer. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Petition for Snow Day gets Over 4,000 Signatures

February 6, 2019

During last week's frigid weather students created a petition calling on Fordham to cancel classes. Despite gaining over 4,000 signatures classes were still held.

A student views the sustainability petition on the website. (Matt Massaro/The Fordham Ram)

USG Sustainability Committee Petitions for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

January 30, 2019

USG Sustainability Committee started a petition urging the university to use 100% renewable energy by 2040.

(Photo courtesy of USG)

USG Discusses Sustainability Petition and Approves Two New Clubs

January 30, 2019

USG dicussed the renewable energy petition, and approved the Middle Eastern Students Association and the Bronx Oncology Living Daily organization.

University Rejects Petition to Cancel Drag Show

October 24, 2018

By Theresa Schliep The university rejected TFP Student Action’s (TFP) petition to cancel a Drag Show at the Lincoln Center campus, hosted by Lincoln Center Rainbow Alliance and the Rose Hill Pride Alliance. In an email to the university community, a number of administrators from the university called the petition “cruel” and “dehumanizing.” “The university’s position is that part of Cura Personalis is hon...

Students penned an open letter in support of contingent faculty, which continues to circulate and gain support amongst the student body (Courtesy of Kevin Stoltenborg).

Petition Circulates in Support of Faculty

May 2, 2018

By Helen Stevenson Fordham’s Undergraduate and Graduate students penned an open letter urging the university’s administration to support its contingent faculty. The letter has over 300 signatures from students and continues to...

Petition against Portnow has now reached 10,000 signatures. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Portnow Calls for Women to “Step Up” at Grammys

February 14, 2018

By Gayathri Thelekatt As a result of the recent rise in women's empowerment movements, like Time’s Up and #MeToo, the role of women in the entertainment industry is under scrutiny. Wage gaps a...

The petition circulating on campus calls for an update to McGinley Center, pictured above. (Kevin Stoltenberg/The Fordham Ram)

McGinley Petition Circulates on Campus

February 7, 2018

By Aislinn Keely A petition circulating around campus is requesting a new student center to be the next capital project undertaken by Fordham, updating the current McGinley Center. Though it is still gathering signatures, the peti...

Sodexo employees receive support for contractual rights. Sandy Pope for the Fordham Ram

Students and Union Seek to Protect Sodexo Workers’ Contract Provisions

February 24, 2016

By Laura Sanicola Students know them by their first names – Nancy, Frances and Gloria, to name a few. They grin and greet students with a “how you doing, baby doll,” while swiping into the Marketp...

Matthew Hacke has become committed to reducing gun violence. (Julian Wong/The Ram)

Fighting to Keep His Brother’s Killer Behind Bars

January 22, 2014

Ryan Hacke, the brother of a Fordham student, was 14 months old when he was shot and killed. Read More »...

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