The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

Amber Gray in a classroom
Amber Gray Visits Fordham Theatre Program for “Calling Up” Lecture Series
By MOLLY HIGGINS May 16, 2022
Members of Fordham’s Theatre program erupted with smiles, cheers and applause when actress Amber Gray entered the classroom for a guest lecture on Tuesday, May 3.
Moon knight poster
‘Moon Knight’ Takes Risks with The MCU Formula
Students wait to board the Ram Van which makes 570 round trips each week between both campuses.
The Ram Van: A Driving Force for Intercampus Connections
under the tent
Herb Your Enthusiasm for Under the Tent
The recently renamed Robert Moses Plaza signifies a deep history of Fordhams gentrification and displacement, which must be acknowledged and rectified.
A West Side Story: On the Birth of Fordham Lincoln Center
By GRACE GETMAN
Without active reminders, the history of urban development and the reminder that the very spaces we inhabit are ideologized are too frequently lost.
Herb Your Enthusiasm for Under the Tent
By SHELBY WILLIAMS
It was said that Under the Tent was Rose Hill’s “most anticipated event of the year,” yet it seemed like few were truly enjoying the night.
Students wait to board the Ram Van which makes 570 round trips each week between both campuses.
The Ram Van: A Driving Force for Intercampus Connections
In addition to providing transportation to classes, the Ram Van has also allowed students the opportunity to become involved with activities and extracurriculars not offered at their home campus.
University Acceptance Rate Decreases
Peek added that the university’s acceptance rate is currently 53.6%, compared to last year’s acceptance rate of 58.3%.
Fordham’s Relationship With New York Public Libraries
One of the resources that New York City has to offer is the New York Public Library (NYPL) system, with over 92 branches across the boroughs.
Explore the Grand Bazaar on 77th Street
By LAUREN BOCALAN April 26, 2022
The Grand Bazaar, one of NYC's largest curated weekly markets, features over 100 vendors, creating a one-of-a-kind experience.
Once You Get the Ick, Does It Stick?
Once You Get the Ick, Does It Stick?
By EMILY ELLIS
Having crushes on people in your classes is one of the best aspects of college (besides, you know, the whole “getting a degree” thing)
New York State’s Proposed Congressional Districts Are Harmful to the State and Democracy
By GABRIEL GARCIA
Due to the rampant partisan polarization of contemporary US politics, the practice of gerrymandering has increased in recent decades. 
Scream Rap Should Be Feminist
By ROSALINE STOYKOV, Staff Writer
It is loud, it is angry and it is violent and aggressive. It is made by women, for women and about women.
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Amber Gray in a classroom
Amber Gray Visits Fordham Theatre Program for “Calling Up” Lecture Series
Members of Fordham’s Theatre program erupted with smiles, cheers and applause when actress Amber Gray entered the classroom for a guest lecture on Tuesday, May 3.
‘Moon Knight’ Takes Risks with The MCU Formula
As rumors bubble of Moon Knight teaming up with Blade and Daredevil, I am eager to see more of the fresh perspective he brings to the MCU.
‘Gilded Glamour:’ The Best and Worst of this Year’s Met Gala
The first Monday of May is a sacred holiday, where all those without an invite scrutinize the looks of fashion’s biggest night of the year — the Met Gala.
New York Botanical Gardens Hosts Annual Orchid Show
This spring, the New York Botanical Gardens’ annual Orchid Show returned for its 19th year, with the exhibit “Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope.”
In November 2020, Lauren Bocalan sits in her living room beside hundreds of packaged earrings after her hobby went viral. (Source: Lauren Bocalan)
All by Lauren: How a Quarantine Hobby Turned Into a Successful Earring Business
By SYDNEY CHAMPAGNE
Lauren Bocalan, FCLC student, shares how making Harry Styles-inspired earrings just for fun turned into a lucrative business overnight.
Graphic by Alexa Stegmuller
Meet the Contestants of Fordham’s Got Talent!
By ALICE MORENO

On April 21, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) hosted Fordham’s Got Talent, a talent show featuring numerous...

Crossword: The Finish Line
Crossword: The Finish Line
As the school year comes to an end, see if you can cross the finish line by solving this crossword puzzle.
Students wait to board the Ram Van which makes 570 round trips each week between both campuses.
The Ram Van: A Driving Force for Intercampus Connections
By QUINCY REYES May 15, 2022
In addition to providing transportation to classes, the Ram Van has also allowed students the opportunity to become involved with activities and extracurriculars not offered at their home campus.
Fordham Ambulance Corps
‘The Will of God’: How Fordham Threw Itself At World War I
Fordham University contributed to WWI in a significant manner. Nearly 2,000 students signed up. 36 died, many of them at the Somme and Verdun.
#FitTok's Ancient Roots
#FitTok is a group of trending bodybuilders on TikTok. The history of the sport is embedded in ancient traditions of strength and aesthetics.
The Mechanisms Behind Motivation
As the year comes to a close, seniors may be losing motivation to complete assignments. Scientists offer different ways to recover motivators.
batter and catcher
Fordham Baseball Drops Crucial Series to St. Joe’s
President Harry Truman rings the new Victory Bell in its new home at Rose Hill
Sounding the Victory Bell: The Story of a Repurposed Artifact in the Bronx
The field that would become Jack Coffey Field, overlooking the Rose Hill Gymnasium.
Coffey Break: The History of Rose Hill’s Athletic Field
chuba ohams smiling in a hallway
The Bronx Is Tough, You Grow Up Fast
Neptune and Urgo
Fordham Men’s Basketball Hires Keith Urgo as Next Head Coach
mlb stadium
Batter Up, Baseball Is Back!
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