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Sydney Monfries, a 22-year-old senior, was taking part in a 3 a.m. climb when she fell through an opening on the first landing of the tower, plummeted 40 feet and struck her head, the New York Post reported. Her condition had been listed as critical at a hospital in the Bronx not far from the Fordham campus, but on Sunday evening, the university's president announced her death in an email to students. A Message from Valero The Fuel to Go These restless souls are fueled by seeking adventure in their natur... See More "Our hearts go out to Sydney's parents, and her family and friends-theirs is an unimaginable loss, and we share their grief," Rev. Joseph M. McShane wrote. "There are no words sufficient to describe the loss of someone so young and full of promise-and mere weeks from graduation. Fordham will confer a bachelor's degree upon Sydney posthumously, which we will present to her parents at the appropriate time."



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