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Laura Wernick (Courtesy of Instagram/@fordhamgss).

Fordham Professor Hosts Seminar About Learning Disability Justice

Julianna Morales, Features Editor March 13, 2024
On March 5, Fordham University held an interdisciplinary seminar run by Associate Professor Laura Wernick, focusing on their recent article relating to their career and experience as someone with learning disabilities and ADHD. Wernick explained that their goal was to help Fordham students and the greater community understand the benefits a disability justice lens would bring to the university, saying, “[it] will not only make the Fordham community more accessible, but it will help us engage in much stronger, socially relevant, meaningful and impactful scholarship that benefits us all.” 
Alexander Shah (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

Fordham Student to Represent Nepal in Paris Olympics

Alexander Hom, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024
Nepalese Olympian Alexander Gadegaard Shah, FCRH ’25, qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games following his personal-best performance in the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar this past February. The Fordham University men’s swimming and diving co-captain emerged as the event’s highest-scoring male competitor in the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle. Paris 2024 marks the second Olympics in which Shah will represent his home nation in the 100-meter freestyle after his 2021 debut in the COVID-19-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Organizations of Fordham students such as Students for Justice in Palestine have expressed their support for the Palestinian cause in demonstrations across campus. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Students Discuss Fordham’s Response, Their Own Opinions on Palestine

Zoe Chapital, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024
Fordham students reflect on the ongoing Israel-Hama conflict, as well as the university's communications on the issue.
Sigma Xi, the research-orientated science honors society, recently closed applications. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Sigma Xi Applications Close

Julianna Morales, Features Editor March 13, 2024
Sigma Xi, the scientific honors society for science students pursuing research, recently closed applications for new members on February 23.
The Fordham community remembers Luke Santos, FCRH 25. (Courtesy of Twitter/@LukeSantosMA)

Fordham Community Remembers Luke Santos, FCRH ’25

Sofia Donohue and Nora Malone March 13, 2024
The Fordham community remembers student Luke Santos, FCRH '25 who passed away on February 20.
United Student Government (Courtesy of Facebook).

United Student Government Meets About Marketing Strategies

Sofia Semper, Staff Writer March 13, 2024
At the most recent United States Government (USG) meeting, USG met to learn about Fordham University's marketing strategies and discuss club updates.
Fordhams Campus Activities Board is currently in the planning stages of their annual Spring Weekend. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Fordham Students Electrified for CAB’s Upcoming Spring Weekend

Michael Duke, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024
Fordham's Campus Activities Board (CAB) is currently planning their Spring Weekend and its various activities including the annual concert, carnival, and bingo.
Fordham clubs and fundraising teams prepare for the AFSP walk by raising money for the cause. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Fordham Prepares for AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Julianna Morales, Features Editor March 13, 2024
As AFSP's Out of the Darkness Campus Walk approaches, fundraising teams and clubs on campus continue to raise money for suicide prevention.
Fordham University recently sponsored a series of talks on the recent conflict in Palestine. (Courtesy of Nora Malone / The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Sponsors Series on Israel and Palestine

Tasnimah Rahman, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024
Guest professors Dr. Hussein Ibish of Arab Gulf States Institutes and Professor David N. Myers of University of California, Los Angeles are hosting a four-part series called “A Deep Dive into the History of Israel and Palestine.”
Student clubs such as Rodrigues Coffee House have been holding live music fundraisers for charity. (Courtesy of Nora Malone / The Fordham Ram)

Live Music Fundraisers Raise Money for Charity

Caitlin Wong, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024
Several Fordham-related clubs have organized live music fundraisers for organizations such as the Medical Aid for Palestinians and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
President Tetlow was elected to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. (Courtesy of Colby McCaskill for The Observer)

President Tetlow Elected to AJCU Board

Julianna Morales, Features Editor March 6, 2024
President Tetlow was recently elected to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) last month. The AJCU is composed of 28 Jesuit institutions throughout the United States.
President Tania Tetlow. (Courtesy of Colby McCaskill for The Fordham Ram)

President Tetlow Hosts Press Conference

Sofia Donohue and Allison Schneider March 6, 2024
On Feb. 27, President Tania Tetlow held a press conference with The Fordham Ram and The Observer.
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