The Observer

Art of protestors

The Role of Art During a Revolution

July 8, 2020

Art plays a fundamental role in the advancement of a revolution. By supporting BIPOC artists, audiences can do more than just consuming their art.

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FLASH Magazine Recognizes Artists of Color in Special Summer Issue

July 8, 2020

Fordham’s FLASH Magazine came together to create a special summer issue honoring and lifting up the voices of Black people and people of color.

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Forget Perfection: How 5 Fordham Students Redefined Magazine Writing

July 8, 2020

Created by a group of five Fordham juniors, grain of salt magazine showcases the art and writing of young women and nonbinary individuals without the pressure of perfection.

What’s the Use in a Diss Track During a Political Uprising?

What’s the Use in a Diss Track During a Political Uprising?

July 2, 2020

Rappers J. Cole and Noname recently released songs in response to each other's attitudes toward the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Fordham’s Response to Resuming Religious Gatherings

June 18, 2020

Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement about resuming religious gatherings, the Archdiocese of New York has prepared a plan to reopen churches.

Protesters lie down in the street

The Roots of Resistance

June 17, 2020

The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to host a Queer Liberation March for Black Lives Against Police Brutality on June 28 in New York City.

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FLOWing With Compassion: Fighting Back Against ‘Anti-Blackness’

June 16, 2020

FLOW has stepped up in support of #BlackLivesMatter and created a document to educate people about the history of anti-Blackness and how to combat it.

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“Be Funny. Make Money.”

May 19, 2020

"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is the first speaker of what students hope becomes the "Conversation Starters" club.

Rams Celebrate Mother's Day!

Rams Celebrate Mother’s Day!

May 13, 2020

A few students and staff share a special thanks to their mothers.

iHeartRadio Celebrity Twist on Commencement

iHeartRadio Celebrity Twist on Commencement

May 12, 2020

iHeartRadio’s newest podcast is bringing commencement speeches to the class of 2020 whose live speeches were taken away from them.

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Staying Connected Through Service

May 12, 2020

Students stay connected through service at food banks, community centers, and letter communications to continue to support each other from afar.

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Virtual Club Spotlight: BeWell LC Goes Remote

April 28, 2020

BeWell LC held their annual spring Amazing Race online this year. The race spanned four days so it was accessible to everyone regardless of where they were.