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Ramskellar to Become Fitness Center in Fall

Ramskellar to Become Fitness Center in Fall

In an effort to continue improving Fordham’s on-campus facilities, the University has decided to convert the Ramskellar, located in the basement of the McGinley Center, into a new fitness center for students. “We’re looking to create an almost commercial-looking gym, like you’d see in New York City,” Marco Valera, vice president of facilities, said. Full story

Fordham Administrator Resigns in Wake of Abuse Lawsuit

Br. James A. Liguori, associate vice president and executive director of Fordham’s Westchester campus and former president of Iona College, submitted resignation today, after being linked to a child sex abuse lawsuit in a claim released by Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Thursday.

Dolan, Colbert to Visit Fordham in September

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and television host Stephen Colbert will be in discussion on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus Sept. 14, a Fordham official confirmed Wednesday. Rev. James Martin, S.J., culture editor of America magazine, will also visit to moderate the faith-geared “Rejoice Always” program.

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Attacking the “War on Women”

If you have been keeping up with the news, you have surely heard about the “war on women.” Women have suddenly become the campaign topic du jour, and both parties are fighting for our souls (well, at least our votes). I really cannot express how annoying this “war on women” is to me.

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Bishops Rightly Criticize Ryan’s Budget Proposal

The messages of caring for the needy and loving the poor within the Bible seem to have been lost on Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and replaced with messages of tax breaks for the rich and oil subsidies. Maybe that explains why the congressman from Wisconsin stated that his Catholic faith contributed to the shaping of his controversial budget plan.


Fashion Girls for Japan Holds Sample Sale to Benefit Earthquake Victims

  As the world watched footage from the deadly earthquake and tsunami of the Great East Japan Earthquake last March, many found unique ways to respond and help contribute to the long process of rebuilding entire cities and communities. Right after last year's tragedy, Fashion Girls for Japan was conceived by Kyoko Kageyama of 3.


Student Models Walk the Runway at FFP Twisted Tea Party

  Fordham Fashion for Philanthropy (FFP) hosted its seventh annual fashion show in the Rose Hill Gym on Friday, April 20, showcasing emerging fashion brands, Fordham models, music and plenty of refreshments. The proceeds from the show, entitled “A Twisted Tea Party,” were donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York.


Fordham Wins Critical Conference Series Versus La Salle

Rams Miss Out on Sweep With Heartbreaking Loss in Rubber Match of Series

  The Fordham baseball team picked up two wins this weekend in a three-game series against the La Salle Explorers, improving its conference record to 9-6. The Rams missed out on the series sweep, however, dropping the rubber match 2-1 in 11 innings, despite  many chances to win the game.


Softball Continues Its A-10 and Home-Field Dominance

  Fordham’s softball team remained on trend this past weekend, continuing its conference and home-field dominance with a sweep of Atlantic 10 opponent, St. Bonaventure. Game 1 started off well for the Rams, as junior first baseman Jaime LaBovick reached on an error in Fordham’s half of the first.