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Fordham’s undergraduate population will be campaigning for seats available to constitute next year’s United Student Government (USG) governing body. 
(Courtesy of Twitter)

United Student Government Makes Changes to Election Codes

Michael Duke, Contributing Writer April 26, 2023
From April 21 to May 2, students across Fordham’s undergraduate population will be campaigning for seats available to constitute next year’s United Student Government (USG) governing body. 
FGSW says they are trying to negotiate a proposal that would have Fordham ban the use of NDAs in cases of harassment and discrimination. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham’s Graduate Student Workers Union Addresses Nondisclosure Agreements

Rina Lokaj, Contributing Writer April 26, 2023
Fordham’s new Graduate Student Workers Union (FGSW), which called a job action this week, has given a long list of demands to the university, including better pay, improved working conditions and paid child care for graduate student workers with small children.
Because the vaccine policy was heavily mandated, but then reversed later on in the year, Fordham College Republicans felt that the requests of the campus community were disrespected. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Controversy Rises Over Lifted Vaccine Mandate

Antoni Zlatanovski, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
On March 22, Fordham College Republicans posted a statement on Instagram in regards to the university’s decision to mandate the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine during the fall of 2022.
Fordham students will have the opportunity to take courses with the Asian American studies attribute starting this summer with Kim’s course titled “Race and Contemporary Film.” (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham Announces Asian American Studies Program

Samantha Minear, Features Editor April 19, 2023
On April 3, the University announced that it is now offering an Asian American studies program, featuring a minor in Asian American studies.
Every year, the Senior Week Committee and Office of Student Involvement (OSI) host a variety of events including the Senior Ball and a celebratory barbeque. (Courtesy of MK Prosky Gilbert for The Fordham Ram)

Fordham’s Annual Senior Week Approaches for 2023 Graduates

Ava Carreiro, Digital Producer April 19, 2023
In conjunction with the conclusion of the spring 2023 semester, Fordham’s Senior Week Committee and the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) are planning a variety of events for Fordham’s graduating seniors.
Karam Youssef, GSB ’26, said that Fordham students held grievances with how the school handled Ramadan and the lack of opportunities for Arab American students. (Courtesy of Instagram)

MENA Town Hall Raises Awareness

Emma Kim, News Editor April 19, 2023
On Wednesday, April 12, the United Student Government (USG) Diversity Action Coalition and the Office of Gabelli School of Business Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion presented a celebration and town hall for Arab-American Heritage Month.
The theme for Fordham’s seventh annual Giving Day is “Ignite Change!” (Courtesy of Instagram)

Fordham Hosts Seventh Annual Giving Day Event

Emma Kim, News Editor April 19, 2023
On April 17, at 12 p.m., Fordham hosted its seventh annual Giving Day. The event closed on April 18 at midnight.
The Fordham Rose Hill Student Government (USG) discussed public concern regarding the Walsh Librarys closing hours. (Courtesy of Twitter).

USG Discusses Public Concerns and New Proposals

Sofia Semper, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
On Thursday, April 13, the Fordham Rose Hill Student Government (USG) met to discuss public concerns and the proposal to expand opportunities for Middle Eastern and North African students.
Tania Tetlow, Fordham’s 33rd president, has made history as the first female layperson to lead the university. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham Staff Speaks on President Tania Tetlow’s Transition

Alexander Hom, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
In the first nine months of her tenure as Fordham’s 33rd president, Tania Tetlow has made history as the first female layperson. Faculty members share their opinions regarding Tetlow's leadership.
In 2022, Fordham University was ranked 32 of the 50 most expensive universities in the U.S., according to CBS News. (Courtesy of Unsplash/ Mathew Lancaster)

Fordham Announces 6% Tuition Increase

Samantha Minear, Features Editor April 19, 2023
On Mar. 30, the Office of the President sent an email to the Fordham community stating that there will be a “painful 6% increase in tuition and room-and-board fees” for the 2023-24 academic year.
Lopane studied the neurobiology of motivated behavior, particularly in relation to reward seeking, which can have practical applications in issues such as substance abuse, ADHD and eating disorders. (Courtesy of Madeleine Lopane for The Fordham Ram)

Senior Researches the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior

Emma Karn, Contributing Writer April 19, 2023
Madeleine Lopane, FCRH ’23, an integrative neuroscience major on the cell and molecular track, conducted neurobiological summer research with Eduardo Gallo, Ph.D.
On Friday, CSM will hold  a bracelet making event, which includes the construction of bracelets displaying supportive messages for sexual misconduct survivors. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts Week of Action

Grace Galbreath, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2023
On April 24-28, Fordham University’s United Student Government’s (USG) Committee on Sexual Misconduct (CSM) is hosting their bi-annual Week of Action.
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