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Positive COVID-19 Case Numbers Continue to Climb at Rose Hill

Positive COVID-19 Case Numbers Continue to Climb at Rose Hill

February 25, 2021

Over the last two weeks, Fordham’s Rose Hill campus experienced a large spike in positive COVID-19 cases. As of Thursday, Feb. 25, Rose Hill reports 246 active positive cases, according to the university’s testing dashboard. This number, far higher than any recorded during the fall semester, represents 5.54% of the total campus population. 

U.K. Variant of COVID-19 Detected at The Rose Hill Campus 

U.K. Variant of COVID-19 Detected at The Rose Hill Campus 

February 24, 2021

“This variant is more infectious than the previously dominant strain, and makes strict observance to COVID-19 precautions on and off campus even more important,” Valera said in the email. 

Fordham Students Describe Experiences of On-Campus Quarantine

Fordham Students Describe Experiences of On-Campus Quarantine

February 24, 2021

As in-person classes and activities remain on pause at Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus, some students have been directed to quarantine on campus after they tested positive or were exposed to COVID-19.

USG Discusses Rising COVID-19 Cases

USG Discusses Rising COVID-19 Cases

February 24, 2021

On Thursday, Feb. 18th, Fordham United Student Government (USG) spent the majority of their weekly meeting discussing rising COVID-19 cases on the Rose Hill campus.  

Fordham Community Begins to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Fordham Community Begins to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

February 24, 2021

Gomez described the entire experience as very emotional, the culmination of almost a year of living through a deadly pandemic. “I was trying to not cry the entire time, and then I got to my car and promptly sobbed my eyes out for like 20 minutes,” said Gomez. “The only way that I can describe it...is a mix of mourning and loss but also relief — mourning the last year of our lives but relief that maybe the end is near.”

Stanford Marriage Pact Service Comes to Fordham

Stanford Marriage Pact Service Comes to Fordham

February 24, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, nearly 4,000 Fordham students received their “ideal match” on campus over email thanks to the Fordham Marriage Pact. The Fordham Marriage Pact is an offshoot of the original Marriage Pact, a program created for Stanford students that went viral after its immense success and has spread to many universities across the country in the last year. 

Peter Wolff, Anti-Racism at Fordham

Peter Wolff, Anti-Racism at Fordham

February 24, 2021

Wolff’s research proposal lays out what he hopes to accomplish: “This will be the first study in Fordham’s history to determine how students, particularly white students, understand racism and how it operates and Fordham’s complicity in promoting it. As Fordham pushes to create an anti-racism structure, it needs first to understand how racism permeates through the institution and how it as an institution fosters or undermines racial literacy.”

Fordham Hosts Panel on Black Lives Matter and Politics

February 24, 2021

As a part of Black History Month, the Department of African American Studies hosted a virtual panel discussion last Thursday on “Black Lives Matter and the American Political Landscape.”

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