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United Student Government Will Host 2020 Elections Online
Fordham Forced to ‘PAUSE’: NYC Shuts Down
Fordham Issues Partial Refunds to Students
Study Abroad Canceled: Students Recount Their Experiences
Student Clubs and Organizations Responds to Distance Learning
Fordham Donates Over 30,000 Medical Items to Fight COVID-19
Abrupt Ending to the Spring Semester Sparks Move-Out Dilemma
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.”

Why Social Distancing Threatens Your Mental Health (And What to Do About It)
Inside the Final Days of Fordham Sports
Fordham Alumnus and Professor Training STEM Students to Solve Problems of the Future
The Science Behind “Flatten the Curve”

Recent Sports & Health Stories

From Fan to Personal Manager: Catherine Coddington Remembers Kobe Bryant

From Fan to Personal Manager: Catherine Coddington Remembers Kobe Bryant

April 1, 2020

Catherine Coddington who began her college career at Fordham tells us how she became Kobe’s personal communications manager at just 25 years old. Coddington reflects on her days at Fordham and working for Kobe and tells us how these pivotal times in her life impact her to this day.

Fordham Alumnus Takes on the Olympic Trials

Fordham Alumnus Takes on the Olympic Trials

March 10, 2020

Former top performer for the Rams’ men’s cross-country and track and field, Tom Slattery, GSBRH ’18, competed in his third marathon in three months in February. The first marathon was his first race across the distance, and the most recent was against the top marathoners in the country at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials.

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Crossword Issue 5: Comfort Food
Complementary Coloring Book

Complementary Coloring Book

March 23, 2020

Staying inside and in need of a break from the harsh glow of your computer screen? Get out your markers and get to work on some of your favorite Observer illustrations.

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.

VIDEO: Hot Cocoa Crawl

VIDEO: Hot Cocoa Crawl

December 20, 2019

Kendall Bottjer goes on a hot cocoa crawl of the Upper West Side, tasting and evaluating which cup is the best.

Student Spotlight: Andy Vega

Student Spotlight: Andy Vega

December 10, 2019

Andy Vega recaps his experience as a competitor alongside his comedy partner, Justin Kosisky, as Upright Citizens Brigade's CageMatch.