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Transformation: The Class of 2019 Departs Fordham

Transformation: The Class of 2019 Departs Fordham

July 7, 2019

It was the first warm day after an odd May cold front. After a stretch of days begging for coats and sweaters, the notoriously fickle New York weather had decided that, for no particular reason, Fordham’s graduation was to be a ceremony marked with sweat, sunburns and sunshine that would thankfully be partially-blocked by one’s square cap.

Doing Good with Your DCBs

Doing Good with Your DCBs

July 5, 2019

It’s the end of spring semester. You have over $200 left on your meal plan. There are only a couple days of school left. What on earth are you going to do? I used my remaining DCBs to buy meals for the homeless.

Finals Survival Guide: Getting Over the Finals Slump

Finals Survival Guide: Getting Over the Finals Slump

May 6, 2019

Contributing Writer, Etta Shaw, offered some tips and tricks that she compiled with the help of some upperclassmen for getting through finals season.

Seniors Say Farewell To Fordham

Seniors Say Farewell To Fordham

May 1, 2019

The class of 2019 reflects on their time at Fordham, favorite memories, things they learned and what they'll miss most about being a Ram.

How Fordham Serves Its Faith Community

How Fordham Serves Its Faith Community

May 1, 2019

Young Catholics are seemingly moving away from the Church. But at Fordham Lincoln Center, Campus Ministry provides many ways for students to grow in their faith, regardless if they’re Catholic or not.

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

May 1, 2019

Some are going home for rest and relaxation, some are doing internships, some are taking advantage of prestigious research grants, and some are finding solid ground in adult world. How are you spending your summer?

Spring Weekend Stream of Consciousness

Spring Weekend Stream of Consciousness

May 1, 2019

Anticipating a chaotic Spring Weekend, The Observer sent one senior to attend the day concert and asked him to record all of his thoughts into a voice memo.

Fordham/Ailey BFAs Go Out With a Bang (And a Battement)

Fordham/Ailey BFAs Go Out With a Bang (And a Battement)

May 1, 2019

Seniors from the B.F.A. program, Amanda Egan and Siobhan Murray, discuss the Senior Showcase and reflect on life after the Ailey School.

College Girls Against Catcalls

College Girls Against Catcalls

May 1, 2019

Aysesu Yilmaz, a chalker for Catcalls of NYC, discusses street sexual harassment and the mission of the social justice group.

‘Mr. Burns’ Sparks Collaboration

‘Mr. Burns’ Sparks Collaboration

April 10, 2019

Features Editor, Lindsay Jorgensen, talks to Elizabeth Margid, the head of Fordham Theatre’s directing program and the director of this year’s final mainstage play, “Mr. Burns.” Magrid takes advantage of her unique position of both professor and director to collaborate with her students involved in the production.

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

April 10, 2019

With graduation right around the corner, many seniors are anxious about life after Fordham. Features Editor Jeffrey Umbrell speaks with members of the Class of ’19 about how they are feeling about their future job prospects.

Westsider Rare & Used Books Starts a New Chapter

Westsider Rare & Used Books Starts a New Chapter

April 10, 2019

Staff Writer Emma Seiwell discusses the comeback of Westsider Rare and Used Books. With the help of a GoFundMe campaign, this New York City jewel was able to remain in business.