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This is it: Fordham Daily’s last post! Breathe a sigh of relief, shed a tear — I’ll be doing both. I’ll always remember what my dad, a proud Fordham grad with a philosophy degree, told me just before we parted ways in front of Queen’s Court — the building he had inhabited some 30 years earlier — on a […]

BRING UMBRELLAS: Reports predict rain for outdoor graduation

Better bring an umbrella! A variety of weather reports are predicting rain for Saturday morning and afternoon — just in time for Fordham’s outdoor graduation. The Bronx will see “a steady rain in the morning…continuing showers in the afternoon” on Saturday, with a 70% chance of precipitation, according to a report from the Weather Channel. […]

MODERN TO SHUT DOORS: After 55 years, popular grocer retires

Modern Food Center on Arthur Avenue — a treasured grocery store among Rose Hill students for its proximity to off-campus housing and wide food selection — will go out of business on Saturday, May 16, its owners announced. The store has been open since 1960. “The Izzo family will be retiring from the grocery business,” a Facebook post read. […]

First Lady of Ghana to speak at Fordham commencement

Departing from a historic pattern of white male speakers, Fordham announced that Nana Lordina, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2015 during Fordham’s 170th Commencement on Saturday, May 16 at Rose Hill. “Nana Lordina, wife of H. E. John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana, is national […]

RAs SPEAK OUT: ResLife has become mismanaged workplace

"I'm not going to comment on that," Director of Residential Life Kim Russell says regarding Fordham Daily's latest article. — Fordham Daily (@FordhamDaily) April 29, 2015 Late one night — as many on campus traveled in packs to nearby bars, reveling in carefree abandon and the fleeting pleasures of alcohol — a first-year resident assistant at Rose Hill was […]

PHOTOS: The Suits, Twenty One Pilots in concert

Spring Weekend Concert 2015 Loving the energy in this crowd! Thanks for making #FSW15 AWESOME! — Fordham CAB (@FordhamCAB) April 25, 2015 .@suitsmusic Kicking off #FSW15!! Get ready for an amazing day with @thecolourist and @twentyonepilots — Fordham CAB (@FordhamCAB) April 25, 2015 so I saw @twentyonepilots at Fordham and @tylerrjoseph basically sat […]

Only 17% of students complete course evaluations: admin

As of this week, only 17% of students at Rose Hill had evaluated their spring courses and professors in a series of school-issued surveys, administrators said. Because of the strikingly low turnout, department heads have encouraged professors to have students complete the surveys during class time, sources said. The deadline to complete the evaluations is […]

In defense of concert headliner, TWENTY ONE PILOTS

When CAB announced that Twenty One Pilots, a relatively lesser-known electronic band with two iTunes top-selling songs right now, would headline next Saturday’s annual Spring Weekend Concert, a few smiled while most threw their arms up in angry astonishment. T-Pain! WALK THE MOON! One Direction! Taylor Swift! WTF?! The possibilities were endless… (But not really.) It’s the […]