On November 15, Rose Hill student Marissa Marcinelli published an article on the Slant News website, recounting the sexual assault of her friend by a cab driver, and the mishandling of the situation by Fordham Public Safety and Fordham University Emergency Medical Services (FUEMS) that followed.
President of the University Rev. Joseph McShane, S.J. sent a letter to the Fordham community stating that a "swastika and white supremacist reference were found on a bathroom dispenser in Lowenstein Center on the Lincoln Center campus."
Fordham Lincoln Center has implemented new signage for the third floor single stall bathrooms in the Leon Lowenstein building. After many meetings between The Positive, a student activist group on campus, and Student Affairs administrators, the signs are void of gender icons, include braille, the latest New York State handicap symbol and simply say “restroom.” The Positive officially requested that the signage read, “All Gender Restroom.”
Leighton Magoon, president of United Student Government at Lincoln Center (USGLC), has begun informally meeting with Stephen Freedman, Ph.D., provost of Fordham University, in order to discuss the daily concerns of students at Fordham Lincoln Center and Fordham Rose Hill