The Observer

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Fordham Students Rise Together for New Talent Show
By GABRIEL GARCIA
The Office of Residential Life at Lincoln Center hosted a hybrid talent show so students on and off campus could come together for an event.
Illustration of the Native Lenape tribe
Fordham Celebrates Native and Indigenous Peoples’ Month
By VICKY CARMENATE
Students on the Native and Indigenous People's committee at Fordham are hosting events to educate the greater community.
a poster for American Dreams reading "Working Theater presents an interactive digital experience: American Dreams"
‘American Dreams’ Uses Reality TV Tropes to Discuss Political Identity
By SAFET BEKTESEVIC
The highly parodic play depicts a world in which the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show run by the government. 
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Fordham Theatre Introduces Intimacy Training
By OLIVIA STERN
Fordham Theatre has introduced intimacy training after students released a set of demands to make the program inclusive and safe.
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’Tis the Season for a Virtual Dance Season at Alvin Ailey
By SOPHIA ORTEGA
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been curating their first-ever Virtual Winter Season, with performances spanning from Dec. 2-31.
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A Reimagined Memorial: Table of Silence Photo Gallery
By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS and MARIELLE SARMIENTO
The 9/11 Table of Silence Project, presented by Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, featured socially-distanced choreography this year.
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The Image of the Politician, Adolescent or Otherwise
By KEVIN STOLL
The dark comedic satire "Election" is a commentary on U.S. politics shown through the lens of a high school election.
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Celluloid Series #1: A Celebration of the Avant-Garde
By KEVIN STOLL
The visual arts department presents the “Celluloid Series,” a set of in-depth discussions that aim to further conversations about filmmaking.
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Ram Jams: 10 Years of 'Pink Friday'
By VICKY CARMENATE
Nicki Minaj's debut album "Pink Friday" made its release ten years ago. Now, in 2020, one fan reflects on the cultural impact.
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Ram Jams: ‘Positions’
By DYLAN ANDERSON
Ariana Grande’s new album “Positions” could have been the best album of 2020, but it fell far short according to contributer Dylan Anderson.
A purple background is shown with the word "Friends" written across it. Below the word "Friends", there is a table full of thanksgiving day food.
The One With All the ‘Friends’ Thanksgiving Episodes Ranked
By POLINA UZORNIKOVA
Are any of the "Friends" Thanksgiving episodes actually good, or are they just relying on the overall festive mood of the occasion?
A young man watched Saturday Night Live on his laptop
Is Television Still Relevant in a 2020 Election?
By ISABELLA GONZALEZ
From debates to "Saturday Night Live," television has always been important to political campaigns, and this election has been no exception.