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College Councils Votes for Simultaneous Registration

On Thursday, Nov. 13, Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) College Council voted in favor of simultaneous registration for all campuses. Another major point of discussion was the lack of female security supervisors on the FCLC campus.

GO! Ghana Postponed Due to  Ebola

GO! Ghana Postponed Due to Ebola

Fordham University’s latest precautions against Ebola include canceling the upcoming Global Outreach (GO!) project to Ghana.

S.A.G.E.S. & Admin: Stuck on Semantics

Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety (S.A.G.E.S.), a student coalition advocating for sexual health access and other student rights at Fordham, and the administration so far can agree on one thing: a petition with 1,100 student signatures is not something to be ignored.

Financial Issues Behind NYC Church Mergers

Financial Issues Behind NYC Church Mergers

On Sunday, Nov. 2, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan announced the largest reorganization of churches in the history of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

Fordham Talks Evolution and Church: They Can Co-Exist

Fordham Talks Evolution and Church: They Can Co-Exist

When Pope Francis gave his address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City, the media promoted the view that the Pope’s statements were controversial.

Crime Query Won’t Be Dropped on Applications

In response to concerns made by critics, three New York colleges have abolished the crime query on their applications this past October.

Interfaith Marriage Debated at FCLC

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., Reverend Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., Laurence J. McGinley professor of religion and society, concluded that interfaith marriage is a threat to organized religious traditions in America at his lecture, “Interfaith Marriage: A Concern for Jews, Christians, and Muslims.”

Faith on Tap: Church Has Made Leaps, But Needs To Keep Jumping

Faith on Tap: Church Has Made Leaps, But Needs To Keep Jumping

On Monday, Nov. 10th, Fordham University’s Office of Alumni Services presented their third installment of the “Faith on Tap” series, focused on sexuality and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) issues, like the prohibition of gay marriage. The keynote speaker and moderator was J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Ph.D., chair of Fordham's theology department.

Campuses Registration Inequity

Campuses Registration Inequity

Fordham University’s registration system may be unable to handle simultaneous multi-campus registration which creates disparities in an attempt to maintain equity. Fordham University Lincoln Center (FCLC) students register before Fordham College Rose Hill (FCRH), but FCLC students have to make concessions because of this.

American Studies Professors Resign in Protest

Six faculty members, all Jewish, resigned from Fordham’s American Studies program this summer, in protest against the program’s decision to take no action opposing a controversial resolution passed by the American Studies Association boycotting all Israeli academic institutions.