The Observer

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Writing Sports: The Hidden Gem of The Observer

By PATRICK MOQUIN April 21, 2021
Over 40 years, covering sports has proven itself to be a very personal undertaking for Observer sports editors, both current and past.
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Pages for the Ages

By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS April 18, 2021
This timeline chronicles major milestones in Observer history, from going online for the first time to major anniversaries.

What Does The Observer Mean to You?

By ALISON ETTINGER-DELONG and ALEXA STEGMULLER April 11, 2021
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, The Observer asked former and current staff, aged 18 to 59, what The Observer means to them.
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Crossword: Famous Alumni

By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS April 7, 2021
Play The Observer's interactive, famous Fordham alumni-themed mini crossword for our 40th anniversary.
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Single Black-and-White Newspaper Seeks Loving Readers

April 1, 2021
I’ve decided that for my 40th birthday, I need to put myself out there more, and not just on newsstands.
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From Desk to Deck to Deals

By MIA AGOSTINELLI March 31, 2021
Former Observer Editor-In-Chief Jennifer Nau shares her journey that has taken her from Fordham, around the world and back to New York.
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40 Years of Album Reviews

By VICKY CARMENATE March 30, 2021
Much has changed since 1980 but one thing has remained the same: Fordham Lincoln Center student’s eternal love for reviewing and recommending their favorite music.
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A Quiz Down Memory Lane

By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS and GRACE GETMAN March 30, 2021
What would life be like as a Fordham student in 1981, the year The Observer was founded? Take this quiz to test your knowledge and find out.
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In the Spotlight With JP Mangalindan

By MIA AGOSTINELLI March 29, 2021
What started at The Observer has flourished into the lifelong love and passion of this established journalist.
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40 Years of Crisis Coverage at The Observer

By ALLIE STOFER March 29, 2021
Throughout the four decades of The Observer, there have been many important events reported on. These events have shaped The Observer today.
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Kiki’s Fashion Korner: A Surprisingly On-Trend Early ’00s Relic

By JILL RICE March 29, 2021
Kiki's Fashion Korner offered advice on the trendiest style recommendations for her 2000s readers, along with social commentary.
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Some of the Best Headlines in Observer History

From poorly concealed sex jokes to complaints about FCLC’s elevators, these headlines don’t just show how Fordham has changed. More than anything, they show all the ways in which Fordham has stayed the same.