Rose Hill’s USG election opens Wednesday and closes Friday — but almost every race has already been decided. Seven of the nine executive board races are uncontested, and five senate positions remain completely unoccupied. Plus, seven students who could have run for reelection decided not to. (That level of disinterest in student government has not been seen […]

USG ELECTION DISASTER: Posts still vacant day before election

What election?! A day before Rose Hill’s USG voting period is set to begin, five senate positions aren’t simply uncontested — they are completely without candidates, according to data released by USG. Seven of the nine executive board races are uncontested, including executive president and executive vice president. The gaping holes in this year’s election may largely be […]

SUNNY SKIES in forecast for Spring Weekend 2015: report

Early weather reports indicate this year’s Spring Weekend will be sunny and dry — a welcome change from last year’s soggy conditions. Saturday, April 25 will be 66 degrees and “partly sunny,” according to a report from AccuWeather. Friday, April 24 and Sunday, April 26 will also be sunny. Last year, heavy rains and thunderstorms forced […]

Fordham Daily to partner with Lincoln Center’s Observer

Tyler Martins, FCLC ’15 and editor-in-chief of The Fordham Observer, and Connor Ryan, FCRH ’15 and founder of Fordham Daily, have announced that the two campus news organizations will be joining forces for the remainder of the spring semester. The partnership, which is effective immediately, will maximize campus readership for both organizations by broadening content […]

BLAME BUSH, NOT BRENNAN: Trustees defend “torture” degree

Fordham is doubling down on its defense of the 2012 honorary degree it awarded to CIA Director John Brennan, FCRH ’77, in spite of heavy criticism from students and faculty who say the honor should be rescinded. A group called Fordham Faculty Against Torture (FFAT) has spent the past few months advocating for Fordham to revoke Brennan’s […]

LET THEM IN! Collins will get an elevator by 2019: admin

Following years of fierce student advocacy and stalled developments blamed on budgetary constraints, school officials said Collins Hall — the home to Rose Hill’s theater groups and Philosophy Department, and one of the few spaces on campus inaccessible to those who are handicapped — will finally be getting an elevator. The project will cost about $4 million and […]

IT’S ABOUT TIME! Mc$hane speaks out against sex assault

Fordham President Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J., broke his years-long silence this week on the subject of campus sexual assault — “a crime and a sin” — in a tightly controlled message, sent by way of his monthly community letter to students, faculty and staff. Instead of reiterating campus policies — “Having made it this far in […]

NEUBAUER POWER! New coach already seen practicing at Rose Hill

He isn’t wasting any time! On the day his new role as men’s basketball coach was publicly announced, Jeff Neubauer was seen running a practice in the Rose Hill Gym. Fordham officials announced Monday that Neubauer — who has spent the past ten years coaching at Eastern Kentucky University — would replace Tom Pecora, who was axed less […]