Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Not as Politicized as You May Think
The New York Times 10-08-2023
“It might surprise many people to know that in a majority of the cases the court hears, liberal and conservative justices frequently come together on the decisions. Looking closely at a major portion of the court’s past few dockets — in cases that also affect millions of people — tells a different story about its work,” wrote Nora Donnelly, a Fordham law student, and Ethan Leib, a law professor at Fordham.
Peskin’s career-long field goal gives Fordham 38-35 win over Lehigh as time runs out
The Associated Press 10-07-2023
Julius Loughridge ran for a career-high 170 yards and two touchdowns and Brandon Peskin kicked a career-long 45-yard field goal as time ran out to give Fordham a 38-35 win over Lehigh on Saturday.
Term of the Week: October Effect
“Historically people look for commonalities in market downturns,” said Giacomo Santangelo, an economist and Fordham University professor. “They’re going to notice the frequency with which those downturns happen in the month of October.”
Opinion: The New Border Immigration Problem
The Wall Street Journal 10-10-2023
“An overhaul of current immigration policy is crucial. People jump the line because citizenship can take years to process. There should be a maximum six-month waiting time for applicants and an expedited process for asylum seekers,” said Isaak Abud, a Fordham University finance student.
WATCH: When it comes to the issues facing New York, ‘it’s personal’ to Gov. Hochul
“I think she’s still, in many ways, introducing herself to New Yorkers,” said Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University. “It’s not like she’s from a family like the Cuomos. She didn’t have a very large media profile, even though she was a member of Congress and worked for [former Sen.]Daniel Patrick Moynihan.”
Here’s how the IOC could signal Utah’s wait for another Winter Games could soon be over
The Deseret News 10-11-2023
Mark Conrad, director of the sports program at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York City, was more blunt about the message he believes Salt Lake City wants to make clear to the IOC. “It’s sent for a power play, to say, ‘We’re here. We want it,’” but it’s time for the IOC to “make a commitment now, because we won’t wait,” the professor said.
Business Student from India Thriving in NY
Voice of America News 10-10-2023
At Fordham [University], Om Bhosale says, he’s been able to combine two interests: entrepreneurship as part of his business administration major and global business as a minor.
Biden-Harris 2024 campaign gets early start with outreach to Black voters
The Grio 10-06-2023
“A lot of folks don’t even know about their equity agenda … so there’s still narratives from these hardcore progressive Democrats who are still pushing right-wing talking points [that]this administration isn’t doing anything for Black people,” said political science professor Christina M. Greer of Fordham University.
Streamers Team Up to Lobby D.C., But Skeptics Say They Want to Head off Regulation
But not everyone is convinced the group’s efforts will be beneficial. Evan Shapiro, a media professor at New York University and Fordham University, told TheWrap that the SIA is “meant to keep regulation at bay, with little actual thought to the consumers they say they serve.”
Seattle plays unexpected role in historic Catholic assembly in Rome
The Seattle Times 10-10-2023
“He’s not a cultural warrior. He’s not an ideologue,” David Gibson, director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, said of Etienne. “Those are things that Pope Francis hates.”
Why a 42-year-old with a 101 mph fast ball hopes to pitch for the Pirates
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10-11-2023
It wasn’t until he [Rob Semerano] got to college that he switched to pitching full time. Fordham University brought him on the team as a shortstop, but he got the call at the end of his freshman year, when many of the team’s pitchers had arm injuries.
Jaja’s African Hair braiding
New York Amsterdam News 10-12-2023
“For anyone who has ever spent a moment getting their hair braided or their hair done at a salon, this is the play for you. It was a celebration of Black womanhood, entrepreneurship, sisterhood, and Black ethnicity. It was also a complex reflection on immigration both documented and undocumented,” said Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.
Tim Kubart on Making Music for Kids
KWTX Austin 10-06-2023
“When I was in college at Fordham University—it’s a Jesuit University, so service is part of education—I was taking a class in women’s studies, and I had to volunteer at a women’s organization,” said Grammy winner Tim Kubart on how he got his start in the children’s music industry. “The director of the shelter found out I play guitar and said, ‘Come play for the kids.’”
Too dark to be Latino: Sharing stories from the Afro-Latino perspective
Tanya Hernández is a professor at Fordham University and a leading authority on the issue of disparities based on racism and colorism. She is a part of the organization Latino is Not a Race, which focuses on just that.
‘I wanted to create a Jewish superhero’: Jenny Rachel Weiner, whose play ‘The Chameleon’ premieres at Theater J
DC Theatre Arts 10-10-2023
[Jenny Rachel] Weiner, however, was still waffling between writing and acting as a career. She was performing on stage in Chicago when she met Josh Harmon, author of Bad Jews and the upcoming Prayer for the French Republic. He urged her to accept an offer from Fordham University’s Inaugural MFA Playwriting Program.
UPDATE Dinowitz, Hochul, Others Denounce Rally in Support of Palestinians following Terrorist Attack on Israel
Norwood News 10-07-2023
According to Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies, The Bronx, in the 1930s through the early 1950s was home to one of the largest Jewish communities in the United States.
What would the political ramifications be if Biden pardoned his son?
Baltimore Examiner 10-06-2023
Tom De Luca, a professor of political science at Fordham University in NYC, said Biden would probably pardon his son if he received the maximum sentence. “If it happened and was upheld, as his father, I can’t imagine Biden not pardoning him at some point,” De Luca said.
What ‘positive signal’ for Utah’s Olympic bid may come from the IOC?
Romulan News Channel 10-11-2023
Mark Conrad, director of the sports program at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York City, was more blunt about the message he believes Salt Lake City wants to make clear to the IOC. “It’s sent for a power play, to say, ‘We’re here. We want it,’” but it’s time for the IOC to “make a commitment now, because we won’t wait,” the professor said, adding, “You can’t let a city keep waiting and waiting and waiting.”
How to beat the heat? Live in adobe homes or become a troglodyte
The Daily Star 10-11-2023
“There has never been a “one silver bullet”-type solution for dealing with intense heatwaves. Yet, when push comes to shove, we have to rethink the structure of our life in the context of an entire ecosystem and make suitable changes to the way we are living today,” said Dr. Quamrul Haider, professor emeritus at Fordham University.
Roundtables hope to spread examples of Catholic teaching on active nonviolence
National Catholic Reporter 10-06-2023
Leo Guardado, assistant professor of theology at Fordham University, joined the roundtable focusing on migration. He echoed participant descriptions of migration as an act of nonviolence against poverty and other threats to human life and dignity.
Theologians and scientists praise, critique Pope Francis’ climate exhortation
Earthbeat: National Catholic Reporter 10-12-2023
Christiana Zenner, associate professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University, praised Francis’ discussion of the technocratic paradigm, a concept he uses to criticize the idea of technology and economic growth as an unquestioned good.
One Nun’s Mission To Save Souls, From Death Row to the Met Opera
Church Leaders 10-06-2023
But it has held up well through its various iterations and is as wrenching a story as any Romantic era classic. “It was incredibly powerful and very difficult to watch,” said Kathryn Reklis, associate professor of religion and culture at Fordham University, at a panel co-hosted by the Met Opera and the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in New York on Sept. 25.
Racial power dynamics drive abuse, says US priest
The Tablet 10-12-2023
Addressing the Spirit Unbound assembly this week on the theme “Unbinding our Stories – Black and Asian people’s stories of clerical abuse”, Fr. Bryan Massingale, a professor at Fordham University, said the Church needs to talk about how race and ethnicity intersect with power and sexuality.
Trading Group Head Seeks Congressional Seat
Traders Magazine 10-10-2023
[Jim] Toes, 60, is a lifelong resident of the 3rd district and has deep ties to the New York City area and Wall Street. After graduating from Fordham University with an economics degree, Toes worked on Wall Street for 25 years, 18 of those years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he held various management positions in equity sales, trading and clearing.
Fact or Fiction: Unmasking the Controversial Hamas Paratrooper Video
BNN Breaking 10-09-2023
As a seasoned journalist, Paul Levinson, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, once said, “In an age of social media, verification is everything. Without it, we’re just spreading rumors.”
Week period: October Impact
“Historically people look for parallels in market downturns. They will notice the frequency of recessions in the month of October,” said Giacomo Santangelo, an economist and Fordham University professor.
Milan Kordestani, Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur, Announces the ‘Civil Conversations on AI Tour: Bridging Economic Disruption and Social Stability’
Fox 40 10-09-2023
He [Milan Kordestani] then plans to take the tour around the country, including Washington, DC, on October 24 with government leaders on Capitol Hill, November 6 and 7 in New York at Beryl Investment Conference, and November 8 at Fordham University.
Nigerian governors with doctorate degree titles
Vanguard News 10-08-2023
In 1999, he [Governor Hyacinth Alia] obtained a Master’s degree in Religious Education (Psychology and Counseling) at Fordham University, Bronx, New York City, in the United States.
Emory author hopes to inspire view of parishes as ‘schools of solidarity’
The Georgia Bulletin 10-09-2023
She [Susan Reynolds] said a goal is to inspire Catholics to see their parishes as “schools of solidarity,” while acknowledging the hard work required “to affirm the sacredness of difference in the church.” The book was published by Fordham University Press.
The Meaning Behind the Yearning “Say Yes to Heaven” by Lana Del Rey
American Songwriter 10-06-2023
[Lana] Del Rey grew up in New York State, and first started working on music under the monikers May Jailer and Lizzy Grant while enrolled at Fordham University.
Paul Kerzner honored for a lifetime of community service in Ridgewood
A magna cum laude graduate of Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in American History, [Paul] Kerzner went on to receive a Juris doctorate degree from the Brooklyn Law School and utilized his education as a practicing attorney for upwards of 45 years.
Navya Naveli Nanda, Trolled For Her Ramp Walk At Paris Fashion Week, Replies
Navya Navelii Nanda, a graduate from New York’s Fordham University, is the co-owner of Aara Health, an online platform which discusses health issues and gender equality.
America’s Richest Heiresses: Women Who Inherited Wealth
Money Pop 10-10-2023
Amanda [Hearst] previously dropped out of college to pursue modeling but was convinced to go back to school and graduated from Fordham University in 2008. She is the founder of Friends of Finn, which focuses on preventing and stopping the inhumane treatment of dogs at puppy mills.
Law and medical students team up for national mock-trial competition 10.20
The Island 360 10-10-2023
For the competition, [Kristy] Hong, a resident of Bayside, Queens, was also assigned to assist students from Fordham University School of Law, exposing her to two different approaches to the same case. “It was rewarding to work with two schools! My two teams went against each other in the second case, and midway through, I had to switch from being the plaintiff to being the defense’s witness, which was a bit of an abrupt transition,” explained Hong.
TECH4TEENS Donates Its First Personal Computer To A High School Student in Our Community!
Queens Gazette 10-12-2023
The current team is comprised of four Bronx High School of Science students, co-founders William and Philip Mezitis, members Vasilios Golias, Jayden Lee and Nicholas Evagora, a finance major from Fordham University.
Brooke Adams To Join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner & Melanie Mayron In MADWOMEN OF THE WEST At Actors Temple Theater
Broadway World 10-11-2023
He [Christopher Burney] is currently on faculty at Columbia University, Fordham University, and Marymount College and, since 2019, served as a member of the Tony Awards Nominating Committee.
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“Cracking a public persona is a tougher needle to thread. That’s according to Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University. She says Hochul and other women in power face sexism so they’re held to a higher standard.”
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Tipping Point with Kara McKinney 10-08-2023
CNN National Security Analyst and Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Senior Fellow and of the Intelligence Project and former CIA Operations Officer Paul Kolbe, and Fordham University School of Law Distinguished Fellow and former CIA Director John Brennan were all named to the experts group.