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Dean’s Council and USG Host Inaugural Research Reception

Dean’s Council and USG Host Inaugural Research Reception

February 7, 2018

By Ashley Katusa As students make the decision to get involved in research, some may find it difficult to approach professors or even narrow down what kind of research they would like to do. United Student Government (USG) FC...

Fordham Doctoral Candidate Creates Online Historical Archive

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...

USG Welcomes New Semester

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...

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...

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

October 18, 2017

By Hannah Gonzalez Cancer is a life-changing disease for any individual, but when paired with the unique challenges of young adults in particular, the course and narrative of one’s life can be define...

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...

From Marketing to Biology: Students Share Research at Symposium

From Marketing to Biology: Students Share Research at Symposium

April 22, 2015

By Akash Bhatia The eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium was held on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. this past Wednesday in the McGinley Center and Hughes Hall. The Undergrad...

Sodexo Introduces Rewards System

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Sodexo Inc, the food service provider for Fordham University, recently released a QBOT app at the start of the 2012-2013 academic year. QBOT is “the first app of its type that allows consumers and businesses to directly connect in a social environment, allows students, staff and community members at pilot campuses to find information and deals for campus dining and retail locatio...

Editorial: Fordham Should Lead in AIDS Fight

November 24, 2012

By The Editorial Board World AIDS Day, which was first conceived in 1987 by James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter, two officers of the World Health Organization, and celebrated on December 1, 1988, has become a platform for discussion on HIV and AIDS among governments and citizens around the globe. As the disease has spread from a niche place in medical culture to a pandemic that affects people of all ages and backgrounds,...

Prescribe Fordham! Provides Students With Birth Control Prescriptions and Health Education

November 7, 2012

By CHRISTIAN ANDREWS CONTRIBUTING WRITER What is birth control, and what is sexual contraception? These are two basic definitions that have eluded conversation at this University for quite some time and should further be explored. Luckily enough, I had the opportunity to learn more about this topic at the Fordham Law Students for Reproductive Justice's (FLSRJ) 2nd Annual Prescribe Fordham!  Birth Control Clinic and Sexua...

Affirmative Action Must Go

October 24, 2012

By JOHN P. CASTONGUAY COLUMNIST Affirmative action has once again found its way into the national spotlight. On Oct. 10, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas (2012).  Abigail Noel Fisher sued the University of Texas at Austin after her application for admission was denied in 2008.  The district court and court of appeals were unimpressed with the arguments of Fisher’s...

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