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November 7, 2006 |
College student Rob Christensen has tried nearly every trick in the book to save money on the books. Last year, Christensen said, he borrowed a psychology text from his university library and kept it all semester. It dawned on him that the fines (which turned out to be $8) would be less than the price (around $40). Christensen also has borrowed volumes from friends, split book costs with classmates and occasionally skipped buying expensive texts, hoping to get by without doing all the reading.
March 11, 1986
Larry Glueck, a former assistant coach at Harvard, was named head football coach at Fordham University.
February 6, 1985 |
A Metro Atlantic Conference basketball game between Army and Fordham was suspended shortly before halftime Tuesday night after a bomb threat was telephoned to the Fordham security office, Fordham athletic director Dave Rice said. Rice said a male voice, which he described as foreign, warned that a bomb would be detonated inside Rose Hill Gymnasium "because Army is playing."
February 15, 2000 |
Fordham Coach Bob Hill was reprimanded by the Atlantic 10 for calling the officiating "an embarrassment to basketball" after Sunday's loss to St. Joseph's. Hill was ejected after receiving two technical fouls. Fordham player Steve Canal, also ejected, was suspended for one game by the school.
October 23, 1996 |
Hensley Sapenter Jr. was reinstated as Prairie View A&M's interim coach on a probationary basis but was removed as athletic director after a school investigation into his use of ineligible players. * The Lafayette-Fordham game postponed Oct 12 when a Fordham player collapsed during warmups and died, will be played Nov. 27, but only if it has a bearing on the Patriot League championship.