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BSA Hosts ‘Die-In’ to Protest Police Brutality

BSA Hosts ‘Die-In’ to Protest Police Brutality

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, over 100 students participated in a “Die-In” to commemorate victims of police brutality, held in Pope Auditorium at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). At 11:21 a.m., the students engaged in four and a half minutes of silence to represent the number of hours Michael Brown’s body lay in the streets of Ferguson after being shot by Officer Darren Wilson.

Undergraduates Banned from Maloney Library

Undergraduates Banned from Maloney Library

Undergraduates at Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) campus were banned from the Law School Library on Nov. 24. The T.J. and Nancy Maloney Library is currently exclusive to members of the Fordham University School of Law (LAW) until after winter break.

Alcohol Incidents Tripled—Mostly Freshmen

Alcohol Incidents Tripled—Mostly Freshmen

According to Dean of Students Keith Eldredge, the number of student transports by emergency medical services to the hospital due to alcohol consumption has more than tripled, rising from four incidents this time last year to 14 this year.

USG Approves Record Number of Clubs

On Thursday, Dec. 4, Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC)’s United Student Government (USG) approved the creation of five new clubs on campus, according to Vice President of Operations Jacob Azrilyant, FCLC ’16.

McKeon to Close Over Winter Break

McKeon to Close Over Winter Break

According to Jenifer Campbell, director of Residential Life at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) McKeon Hall will officially be shut down for winter break and freshmen will be able to stay in McMahon Hall free of charge.

Undergrads Banned From Law Library Effective Nov. 24

Undergrads Banned From Law Library Effective Nov. 24

As of Nov. 24th, all undergraduates will be banned from using the Law Library due to noise complaints from law students.

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.