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Winter Ball Theme Changed Due to Sensitivity

Winter Ball Theme Changed Due to Sensitivity

Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) Winter Ball Committee changed the school gala’s theme from “Arabian Nights” to “Winter Garden” after a conversation about cultural sensitivity.

Law Classrooms Available for Club Use

Law Classrooms Available for Club Use

Despite the addition of seven new student clubs last semester, the lack of programming spaces for clubs at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) is set to ease this semester with help from the Law School

Bio Professor Talks GMO Implications

Bio Professor Talks GMO Implications

Genetically modified organisms, (GMOs) are a hotly debated facet of the modern world, yet as technological advances continue, the nature of GMOs is changing.

Fordham Students Volunteer for 10th Annual Hope Count

Fordham Students Volunteer for 10th Annual Hope Count

On Monday, Feb. 9, the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) conducted its 10th annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) Count. A hundred out of the 3,000 volunteers that canvassed the streets of New York City were Fordham students. The event gives the city an estimate of how many people do not have a place to stay.

Oscar Romero Named Martyr by Church

Oscar Romero Named Martyr by Church

rchbishop Oscar Romero’s legacy remains relevant 35 years after his death not just in El Salvador, but wherever there is perceived injustice, and a step towards the official recognition of this legacy just occurred this past weekend. On Feb. 3, the Vatican declared that Romero died “in odium fidei” (in hatred of faith), meaning that he is a martyr and he will be beatified.

Fire Defaces Bulletin in McKeon

Fire Defaces Bulletin in McKeon

Saturday, Feb. 7, a part of the bulletin board on the 18th floor of McKeon Residence Hall was set on fire. Investigations are still underway.

Flood in McKeon Residence Hall

Flood in McKeon Residence Hall

Around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, a water leak occurred in room 16-14 of McKeon Residence Hall.

Countdown to Hope Count: Postponed to Monday, Feb. 9

Countdown to Hope Count: Postponed to Monday, Feb. 9

The New York City Department of Homeless Services will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) on Monday, Feb. 9 instead of the scheduled Jan. 26 date due to the blizzard.

Snow Storm 2015: How Juno Affected Students

Monday, Jan. 26 brought worry that there would be one of the worst blizzards New York City has ever seen. Winter Storm Juno had winds predicted up to 30 miles per hour and snowfall predicted up to 18 inches, although only seven inches accumulated. It was expected to be one of the worst winter storms in the past 30 years.

McKeon Residence Hall Used for Class

McKeon Residence Hall Used for Class

Part of McKeon Residence Hall is acting as an academic building this semester with two sections of Math for Business Calculus being held on the 22nd floor. The lounge, already equipped with a projector and whiteboards, officially doubles as a classroom. Although this is a first for McKeon, the concept of class being taught outside the classroom is not a new one for Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).