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.
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A new report, “The Glass Floor: Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry,” by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United finds that nearly two-thirds of women working restaurants experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.
At 9 a.m. on Friday mornings, young men and women in Army fatigues trickle onto the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) plaza, gradually forming a small group and dropping the laughs to stand at attention. Exercise and drills are part of their weekly cadet responsibilities.
A group of about 10 students on Nov. 3 decided to enter the administration's building to deliver their petition.
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 2:00 p.m., Fordham students convened on the front lawn of the McGinley Center at Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH), as about 30 survivors and allies spoke out to share personal stories regarding sexual and domestic violence. This was part of a nationwide event, called Carry That Weight, created by several organizations to stand in solidarity with survivors.
On Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, Fordham’s Department of Public Safety introduced a new safety app, called “The Fordham Safety Application,” via email to students and faculty.
On October 28, about 75 students attended a candlelight prayer vigil in remembrance of the victims of police brutality on McGinley lawn at Fordham College at Rosehill.
On Tuesday, Oct. 28th at 6pm, In Strength I Stand (ISIS), held its annual solidarity gathering: ‘Take Back the Night," which seeks to raise awareness for sexual violence and provide a platform for those that would wish to express themselves with their experiences dealing with sexual violence and abuse.
On Friday, Oct. 24th, Nikolas Oktaba, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) '15, was presented the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship through the Beinecke Foundation.
On Oct. 22, several hundred protestors gathered in Union Square at about 1 p.m. for the 19th Annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation which culminated in Times Square.