The Observer

COVID-19 Impacts Student and Aramark Employees
Students Petition After Face-to-Face Classes Canceled
First Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed on Campus
Coronavirus Timeline: Events That Affect Fordham
Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Through Spring Semester
All Study Abroad in Europe Canceled, Another Potential Fordham Exposure Revealed
Five Years Later, Gender-Inclusive Housing Options Announced
Feminist Alliance Revived in Time for Women’s History Month
The Implications of NY State’s Plastic Bag Ban
A Fordham Friendship Spanning Half a Century
Reflections from a Graduating President: A Profile on Tina Thermadam
Faculty Spotlight: Scott Bruce, Modern Research Meets Medieval Traditions

Faculty Spotlight: Scott Bruce, Modern Research Meets Medieval Traditions

March 10, 2020

From the Middle Ages to fitness, Scott G. Bruce, Ph.D., is a man of many interests. In 2018, he became a professor of Medieval History at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus. His passion has led him to receive the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship award for his research project.

Senior Charts New Path in App Development

Senior Charts New Path in App Development

March 3, 2020

In the increasingly digital world, mobile applications have become an essential tool for businesses and start-ups. Joshua Choi took a new approach to app design to develop his search app “Nanolens.”

Fordham Alumnus Takes on the Olympic Trials
Fordham Baseball Dominates Iona in Weekend Series Sweep
Finding Your Light: SAD Lamps Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder

Recent Sports & Health Stories

Fordham Women’s Basketball Falls in Stunning A10 Semifinal Loss, 60-55

Fordham Women’s Basketball Falls in Stunning A10 Semifinal Loss, 60-55

March 10, 2020

The Fordham women’s basketball team blew a 17-point lead in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament against Virginia Commonwealth University. In the final minute, the Rams missed three of four free throws and lost 60-55, ending their bid for the NCAA Tournament. It is a bitter end to a season in which far more was expected of them.

Semisweet Run for Men’s and Women’s Track at Valentine Invitational

Semisweet Run for Men’s and Women’s Track at Valentine Invitational

February 21, 2020

Fordham men’s and women’s track raced at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Friday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. The Rams’ efforts were not extraordinary, but rewarding in that many will have the opportunity to race at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Championship on March 7 and 8.

Complementary Coloring Book
Crossword Issue 4: Musical Numbers
March Horoscopes

March Horoscopes

March 10, 2020

Spring is approaching quickly; what else is in store this month?

Crossword Issue 3: Suit Yourself

Crossword Issue 3: Suit Yourself

February 19, 2020

Download the newest Observer crossword here.

Issue 2.5 Mini Crossword

Issue 2.5 Mini Crossword

February 11, 2020

Download the mini crossword here.

The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie
The Desk at 140 West: Chesca Mac
Student Spotlight: Chris Bentley

Recent Multimedia Stories

Photo Gallery: Louis the Child

Photo Gallery: Louis the Child

December 29, 2019

Photos from Louis the Child's latest tour, "Here for Now" at Terminal 5. Their music is featured on our November Spotify playlist.