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Cunniffes Donate $20 Million, Now Top Donors

Maurice and Carolyn Dursi Cunniffe, both Ph.D., graduates of Fordham University have donated $20 million to the university, making the Cunniffes the largest donors in the university’s history.

Faculty Senate Reacts to Controversial Halloween Decoration, Saying “Public Letters Are No Longer Enough”

The Fordham Faculty Senate has issued a statement on the controversial Halloween decoration temporarily displayed in the window of a McMahon Hall apartment on Oct. 24.

McShane Responds to “Ill-Conceived” Halloween Decoration

A Halloween decoration in the window of a McMahon Hall apartment sparked outrage among members of the Fordham Community on Oct. 24.
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Multiple Robbery-Related Incidents Occur Near Rose Hill Campus

Fordham students were involved in an attempted robbery and a robbery near the Rose Hill campus on Oct. 23, bringing the number of robbery-related incidents involving Fordham students this weekend up to four.
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Student Assaulted, Robbed Near Rose Hill Campus

A male Fordham student was assaulted and robbed near the Rose Hill campus at 3:45 a.m. on Oct. 23.

Fordham Promotes Voter Registration

The deadlines for this general election’s voting registration window are fast approaching, with New York’s falling on Oct. 14.

Fordham Honors Mary Higgins Clark

The newly-endowed Mary Higgins Clark Chair for Creative Writing was officially dedicated on Oct. 6.

Miriam Ambrosino Awarded Philosophy Prize

The philosophy faculty at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) awarded the Jane B. Aron Memorial Prize in Philosophy to Miriam Ambrosino.

Substance Violations Up, Report Says

Drug abuse violations and liquor law violations both increased at Fordham in 2015, according to the 2016–2017 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

Fordham Rededicates Renovated 140 Building

After months of waiting for the renovations to be finished, the newly reopened 140 West 62nd st. building was rededicated on Sept. 28.