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The Newburgh Sting

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

For many terrorism case watchers, the conviction of four men from Newburgh, New York -- for plotting to car bomb a pair of Jewish temples and shoot shoulder-fired missiles at parked military cargo jets -- has been the most troubling of all post-9/11 terrorism prosecutions.

That Time Fordham Told 2,500 Applicants They Were Admitted, But They Weren't

AP | Posted 12.13.2013 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham University says about 2,500 applicants erroneously received a financial aid email implying they had been admitted — even t...

Little-known Muppet Takes Center Stage: Q&A With Murray Monster, Rising Star of Sesame Street

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Murray Monster may not be as famous as his amphibious and porcine companions, but he is a key reason why his TV show, Sesame Street, is still thriving deep into its 42nd season.

Fordham Student Paralyzed After Fall From Dorm Bed

Posted 11.14.2011 | College

A fall from a loft bed at a Fordham University dorm left Kei Usami paralyzed from the neck down. Usami fell about four feet from the elevated bed p...

Why I Am Supporting Occupy Wall Street

Kathleen Adams | Posted 01.01.2012 | College
Kathleen Adams

I am a supporter of Occupy Wall Street because Americans are working longer hours and harder, but everyday we fear being fired, or having to work for a much lower rate.

How Going to Law School Prepared Me for High School

Jazz Girard | Posted 12.21.2011 | Home
Jazz Girard

This summer, while all of my friends were relaxing in the sun and vacationing with their families, I was busy attending Fordham Law School as a part of a summer program called Legal Outreach.

Denzel's Big Donation

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | College

NEW YORK — Denzel Washington has donated $2.25 million to Fordham University, his alma mater. The university said Monday that Washington has gi...

Minority Report

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Lev Raphael

Lenny Bruce once riffed that "If you live in New York or any other big city, you are Jewish. It doesn't even matter if you're Catholic; if you live in New York, you're Jewish."

Mighty Movie Podcast Special: Jeffrey Tambor and Thane Rosenbaum on ...And Justice for All

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

When you're offered the opportunity to talk with Jeffrey Tambor -- a.k.a Hank Kingsley, a.k.a. George Bluth Sr, a.k.a. Sid Garner for those who really...

Lombardi: "An Imperfect Perfect Man"

William J. Arnone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William J. Arnone

In the early '70s, I wrote a scathing critique of the decision by Fordham University, my alma mater, to name its new sports center after Vince Lombard...

A Bronx Tale About Mass Transit: Take Note, Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

Though I'd come to N.Y. for the Project for Public Spaces training, it was the DOT transit and public space projects and Sadik-Kahn's leadership that captured my imagination.

Meet the Fordham Flipper

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roseanne Colletti

The baseball player behind that amazing catapult over the catcher is actually a shy business major at Fordham University. Who knew his acrobatic maneuver would be captured on video and circulated through cyberspace everywhere?

A Pit Stop With NYC-Based NASCAR Driver, Chase Mattioli

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

Rarely do we come to an intersection in New York City with a real world NASCAR driver Meet Chase Mattioli, a 20-year old sophomore at Fordham University.

What Cost Athletics? Fordham Wins a Rare New York Hoops Battle

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

While Fordham secured former Hofstra coach Tom Pecora to lead them out of a 17-year drought, the search for St. John's and Seton Hall goes on.

Vin Scully's Last Innings

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Robert E. Murphy

Vin Scully, if he is as decent a man as I think he is, must know that the Dodgers' flight from Brooklyn for 300 acres of central Los Angeles was a shameful maneuver.

U2 To Perform At Fordham Campus

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It could be a "Beautiful Day" Friday for Fordham University students and faculty. U2 is expected to perform at the Bronx campus that morning for ABC's...