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S.A.G.E.S. Takes On Professor

This week, students began speaking out about the Theatre Department director, Matthew Maguire. The tenured professor of 25 years, who currently teaches two classes per semester and advises students, recently settled a lawsuit brought by a former assistant professor which sought damages for sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
Sensitive Location

The Uncertainty of I.C.E.

Fordham is labeled a "sensitive location" by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

DOE Rules Against Fordham in Service Dog Case

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE)’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in New York determined that Fordham University breached Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 when it denied a student’s request to live with a service dog in university housing.

Fordham Failing at Free Speech, FIRE says

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has named the school among its “Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech,” for the first time.

Remembering the Legacy of Fordham Women

Taking a look at the women who've represented and shaped Fordham.

Trans Students: Breaking the Binary

President Donald Trump’s recent revocation of Obama-era guidelines instructing public schools to allow students to use the restroom of the gender they identify with has left the power of interpretation up to the states.

USG Talks Leadership, Library and Election

A conversation with United Student Government leaders about what's happened and where they are going with committees, clubs and student advocacy.

FIRE, NCAC Call SJP Veto “Flatly Inappropriate” in Letter to Administration

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) are doubling down on their criticism of Dean of Students Keith Eldredge’s Dec. 22 decision to deny a prospective Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) club official status.

Biden Issues Letter on Sexual Assault to College Presidents (Photo Credits?)

Former United States Vice President Joe Biden issued a letter on Jan. 5 to college presidents urging them to continue the fight against sexual assault, an issue Fordham is still working to address and prevent.

DeVos Sparks Questions for Higher Ed

Betsy DeVos was confirmed last week as President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education, after a heated Senate exchange which ended with an unprecedented tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.