The Observer

No Mere “Wrinkle in Time;” Madeleine L’Engle’s Death at 89

By CHRISTINE MORANO May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 FCLC—Third grade: my ambitious, grubby hands held an intriguing novel wrapped in crinkly library binding: “A Wrinkle in Time.” With anticipation, I cracked open the...

Fashion Forward NYC

By KATHRYN H. CUSIMANO May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 With another New York Fashion Week comes another round of trends and essentials for the coming season. This year’s Spring 2008 ‘must-haves’ will likely belong...

Queens County Fair

By STEPHANIE JULIA WALLACE May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 On Sept. 15 and 16, the Queens County Farm Museum hosted its 25th annual Queens County Fair, once again providing a rural retreat for urbanites. The historical...

YouTube’s Greatest Hits

By ANDREW GNERRE May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 Leprechaun in Mobile, Alabama This is the first recommendation, and with good reason, because honestly, videos like this are why YouTube is successful. The clip...

Fashionably Late: An Exercise in Critical Time Travel

By ANDREW GNERRE May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 In this (hopefully) regular feature, we will review old television shows, albums, movies, etc. The function of such a feature comes from the changes works of art undergo as...

The Clock is Ticking on Coney Island

By LUKE TEEGARDEN May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 In this city, money doesn’t just talk, it shouts—even when throngs of people are desperately trying to shout over it. At Coney Island, the iconic seaside...

Summer Roundup: What You (Might Have) Missed

By LUKE TEEGARDEN, NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY, and ANDREW GNERRE May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 Sounds The Hold Steady at Prospect Park For this free show, part of the “Celebrate Brooklyn” concert series, donations were not necessary but suggested, as was the...

Imagining Whole Worlds

By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 If you had been at this year’s Obie Awards, at which the best work in off-Broadway theater is honored, you would have seen the Best Director Award go to Fordham’s new...

Rose Hill Alum Josh Arcadia To Be Remembered at Comedy Benefit Show

By KATIE LOCKHART May 24, 2011

When Alexander “Josh” Arcadia, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’07, was diagnosed with clear cell carcinoma, a type of cancer, in 2008, the doctors gave him three to six months to live. Josh...

“My Goodness, My Guinness”: Where to Drink This St. Patrick’s Day

May 24, 2011

If you’re staying in New York during spring break this year, you’ll be in town for St. Patrick’s Day, so don’t be so jealous of your friends spending the week in tropical climates. Instead, celebrate...

FCLC Oscar Predictions

May 24, 2011

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Comics and Anime Combine Into One Mega Event

By JAMES MILLER May 24, 2011

Entertainment fans recently converged at the Jacob Javits Center for the 5th Annual New York Comic Con (NYCC). On Oct. 8, 9 and 10, representatives from various comic book publishers, movie studios and...