BEWARE! Orientation leaders might actually tackle you with hugs…

Fordham’s New Student Orientation leaders have been on campus this week, practicing their hugging skills and preparing for Sunday’s arrival of nearly 1,300 freshmen at Rose Hill. Group leaders have joined together for meetings and training seminars — and to establish small group identities by way of zany names (i.e. Purple Reign and The Post-Its) and colorful posters.

McShane, Rodgers, Nolan targeted for Ice Bucket Challenge

Fordham’s Commuting Students’ Association (CSA) did the Ice Bucket Challenge in front of Keating Hall this week — and nominated Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J, president of the university, Christopher Rodgers, dean of students at Rose Hill, and Alanna Nolan, assistant dean for student leadership and community development, to do the same.

Really Fordham? Family Weekend slated for ‘Halloweekend’ — and students are mad

Better not make plans to go trick-or-treating around the Bronx this year — Mom and Dad are coming to town. This year’s annual Family Weekend at Rose Hill is scheduled to begin Friday, Oct. 31 and end Sunday, Nov. 2 — a historically festive time, known around campus as “Halloweekend,” during which many students parade […]

New York Times: Cuomo should treat Teachout like a serious candidate

Despite challenges from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign, a Brooklyn judge ruled Monday that Zephyr Teachout is an eligible candidate for governor of New York. Her name will be included on the Sept. 9 Democratic primary ballot, though Cuomo’s aides have promised they would appeal the court’s ruling.

Fordham’s experimental theater widens profile during summer festivals

There’s a very simple reason why Jonathan O’Neill, FCRH ’15, wrote the play My Personal Hell. “I really like murder mysteries,” O’Neill said. “At the start of sophomore year I read Death on the Nile, and I wanted to write something similar to that.”

Students campaign for gubernatorial debate on campus

Following Fordham Daily‘s report last month that indicated all major candidates in this year’s New York gubernatorial race are directly linked to Fordham, students have begun campaigning for a debate to be brought to campus.