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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.

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

November 14, 2018

The Hate U Give fiercely challenges today’s political climate and is a must-see film for all ages.

From Cradle to Congress: The Path of Institutionalized Bias

From Cradle to Congress: The Path of Institutionalized Bias

November 2, 2016

By Danielle Chung Racism is running rampant in the beliefs, values and attitudes of American government officials and representatives. If we thought Donald J. Trump was enough, the people under his reign are equally as ...

A Surprise Release by Beyonce Stirs Conversation

A Surprise Release by Beyonce Stirs Conversation

February 24, 2016

By Emma Carey  This article previously and erroneously referred to The Black Panther Party as being formed by Malcolm X. Since its release on Feb. 6, Beyonce’s new single, “Formation,” has a...

Continuing Reform on Racism

Continuing Reform on Racism

January 26, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Last semester was a semester of fear, empowerment, hatred and acceptance in the Fordham community. Our school faced far too many incidents of racial discrimination and hate speech, bringing ...

Should Fordham Have a New President?

Should Fordham Have a New President?

November 17, 2015

By Cate Carrejo In the wake of Fordham’s most recent student scandals, the open letter to FUEMS and Public Safety that has been shared over 4,000 times online and the racist chants heard at an off-campus ho...

Fordham Continues to Battle Racism

Fordham Continues to Battle Racism

November 17, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica The students of the University of Missouri made headlines this week as they demanded the resignation of the university’s president — and won. This student movement was the respon...

Undoing Racism Collective Holds Full Day Teach-In

November 4, 2015

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By Laura Sanicola For a brief period in time, the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses linked to accomplish a common goal: engaging in a seven hour long dialogue about racial justice and how it relates to the Fordham community. The racial justice teach-in, held by the Undoing Racism Collective, linked the campuses — literally — via Skype on Thursday, Oct. 29, during the event’s keynote address. In Keating First, c...

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

Another Halloween, Another Crop of Racist Costumes

November 3, 2015

Despite increased racial and cultural sensitivity among college students, cultural appropriation still plagues campuses when Halloween approaches. Although many people justify racist costumes by insisting...

From the Desk of Casey Chun, Photo Editor

From the Desk of Casey Chun, Photo Editor

September 22, 2015

By Casey Chun We, as “men and women for others,” are taught that New York is our campus and Fordham is our school. As a native New Yorker, I find that there are few experiences that can parallel th...

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