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 […]

STUDENTS BLOW OFF USG: Voter turnout dropped from 958 to 579

Daniel Stroie, a sophomore, defeated sitting student government rep Thomas Roemer by nine votes to become USG’s next Vice President of Finance, sources said Friday night. TJ Strazzeri, a freshman, defeated Eugene Kim and was elected Vice President of Communications. Of the nine executive board positions, only these two were contested races this year. Fordham Daily endorsed Strazzeri earlier this week. […]

Jamie Lee of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’ is Spring Weekend comedian

Jamie Lee of MTV’s show “Girl Code” has been added to this year’s Spring Weekend lineup, CAB announced Friday afternoon. Lee will perform a standup routine for students on Sunday, April 26. It is hard being an only child on #NationalSiblingsDay. Everyone thinks we are so selfish, but it's not about everyone. It's about me. […]

WE HAVE CONDOMS! Fordham Law group to host sex health fair

Step aside SAGES! Fordham’s Law Students for Reproductive Justice is set to host its first spring “Prescribe Fordham” event later this month — an opportunity for students to consult with doctors and receive free contraceptives, including a twelve-month hormonal birth control prescription, organizers told Fordham Daily. The event will also offer students free HIV testing, and the chance to meet with […]

SO-SO SENECA: FET show falls flat

The Reallotment of Seneca Nation will be performed Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Reallotment could’ve used a few more rewrites! Though The Reallotment of Seneca Nation scores some laughs thanks to a talented cast, the plot is too busy for the audience to get fully invested […]

HONY founder: ‘It’s more important to be different’

Here is @humansofny, in the flesh, at #Fordham. (photo: @FordhamCAB) #FSW15 pic.twitter.com/NJEHb5J4uj — Fordham Daily (@FordhamDaily) April 23, 2015 The humans of Fordham University finally met the founder of Humans of New York. Speaking to about 1,400 students who crowded the Lombardi Fieldhouse on Thursday night, Brandon Stanton, whose blog in which he talks to people on […]

Commencement speaker to be announced end of month: source

The keynote speaker of this year’s commencement ceremony will be announced at the end of the month, a well-placed source has told Fordham Daily.  The highly-anticipated announcement will come the week of April 27 — less than three weeks before graduation on May 16. Ex-Yankees slugger Tino Martinez (pictured above) addressed the Class of 2014 last year.