The Worst Five Party Schools in the U.S.

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When going away to college for the first time, students have a lot on their minds. How challenging will the classes be? Will the dining hall food be any good? Will that stranger of a roommate snore? For some, there is an even greater worry getting swept up into the wild scene of collegiate parties. We already chronicled five of the most out of control universities. It’s important to remember that not everyone is interested in late nights filled with booze and regrets. Many students still choose universities based on academic merits, and not how many bars there are these things, of course, all come down to personal preference. Chances are you’re reading...

An Optimistic Outlook for LGBT Students at Fordham University

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While researching the LGBT climate at Fordham University, we noticed some parallels with our previous article about Brigham Young University. Both institutions are faith based, branching out of Roman Catholic and Mormon orders respectively. The beliefs behind these religions can be found in everything from code of conduct to specific activities or clubs offered on campus. It’s natural for prospective students who come from the LGBT community to be hesitant about attending a college that might challenge their sexual orientation. If our piece on Brigham Young exposed anything, it’s that gay rights no matter what strides have been made in the country at large...

What to Expect from Campus Food at Fordham University

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Many of the recent university dining programs we've covered have had less than admirable ratings from undergraduates not encouraging findings when you consider just how important nutrition is to sleep deprived students with their noses permanently stuck in textbooks. Stanford University offered a glimpse of hope with their eclectic, health conscious offerings. PETA even dubbed them the most vegan friendly campus in the country. Fordham University, which prides itself on offering an uncompromising Jesuit education, has earned some kudos of its own à la the noteworthy Princeton Review: worst food (that’s right, in the country). Further investigations and...

4 Things I Wish I Knew About Before Attending Fordham University

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As a transfer student, I was not sure what to expect when I chose to transfer to Fordham University. I was majoring in Psychology in the most popular NYC city area, Lincoln Center, and I had heard great things about the school in terms of academics. Since my first college year experience was in an artistic dance college, I expected this to be a 360 change from arts to education, not knowing if I would make friends so easily. However, it surprisingly was the opposite. My experience from this environment was nothing short of inspiring, cultivating, and creatively challenging. Every day there was a possibility to explore the campus. There were so many clubs and...