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 […]

I DIDN’T WANT THIS: Beloved Fr. Florio ordered to leave Fordham

Rev. Phil Florio, S.J., a popular campus figure and beloved administrator, said Friday that he has been ordered to leave Fordham in June after spending five years at Rose Hill. “I did not seek this out,” he told The Fordham Ram. “This was a summons that was given to me.” Florio, assistant vice president of Mission […]

WACKO EVADES SECURITY: Goes unnoticed in Rose Hill buildings

A man who was not authorized to be on campus evaded Public Safety checkpoints at Rose Hill late Tuesday night, walking into Queen’s Court, a freshman dorm, and Hughes Hall before finally being apprehended by school officials, sources said. Student witnesses said the man appeared to be homeless. It remains unclear why he was on campus, […]

FOOD BOOED — AGAIN! Fordham STILL has poor dining: review

Improved? Yeah, right!  Despite desperate pleas from administrators for good reviews, Fordham was slotted at No. 7 on The Princeton Review’s 2015 ranking for colleges with the worst food. Fordham has been trapped on the list since 2012 — when it ranked No. 1. Following significant developments made to the food service program in 2013, Fordham was bumped to the No. […]

WE’RE NOT SHAMING! Respect for Life fires back at SAGE RAGE

The pro-life and pro-choice groups are battling it out. SAGES, a rogue student coalition that started at Rose Hill last semester to fight for sex and gender equality on campus, says it will protest Respect for Life‘s annual “Memorial of the Innocents” demonstration. The demonstration — which consists of 2,900 small white flags posted on the […]

SOLIDISCO, beat-mixing duo, confirmed as Spring Weekend DJ

Solidisco will be the DJ on campus mixing beats and making music Friday of this year’s Spring Weekend, CAB confirmed Monday afternoon. The group — Matt and Don — is best known for ushering the funky sounds of ’70s disco into the modern club. [Listen to more] Solidisco’s mission, according to their Twitter bio: “Making music to fund our […]

SWEET VICTORY! THE SUITS to open Spring Weekend Concert

The Suits, an indie pop/electronic band that formed at Rose Hill in 2011, was selected by popular vote to open this year’s Spring Weekend Concert on Saturday, April 25. The band was one of ten that competed for the coveted opening act slot during Saturday night’s annual Battle of the Bands contest at Rodrigues. The Suits features Rose […]