In a university where principles of social justice, tolerance and solidarity are upheld alongside its mission to educate, racist and homophobic hate crimes have tainted its wholesome brand.
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As students, we expect Fordham to be open about its policies and provide students with information about what is clearly stated in its manuals. Many students are unaware that the Health Center is required to provide birth control in the case of specific medical conditions—and understandably so.
We are undoubtedly living in a tech-savvy world where colleges are increasingly moving toward the worlds of multimedia and online.
The Internet has been our savior in college.
Recently, Fordham was featured on Jezebel, a popular blog site, in an article titled, “Fordham Students Protest Hidden Anti-Birth-Control Policy.”
Information about the alleged abuses at Penn State that have come to light over the last few weeks have left many shocked and angry. Riots ensued over the subsequent firing of university president Graham Spanier and head coach Joe Paterno, leaving behind a campus torn by the controversy.
It’s that time of year again when we have to register for spring classes. While liberating for some seniors, it’s mainly a hassle that leaves many of us wondering how our perfect schedules never seem to work out.
Concerned with the current state of our economy, students increasingly fear the difficult search for jobs that will face them after graduation. Some students, especially those in liberal arts, wonder whether they even chose the right major.
Students must take action. Lately it seems everyone is protesting.
As Fordham continues to distinguish itself as a university that places great emphasis on academics, evidenced by the recent ranking of our schools as 53rd in the nation by U.S. News and World report, we must determine how we will balance our intellectual pursuits with the principles of faith upon which we established our Jesuit school.