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Courtney taking inspiration from Marie Kondo.

Spring Cleaning Tips That Would Make Marie Kondo Proud

April 10, 2019

Spring has sprung, and the extra hour of daylight shining through your windows has made you realize … your room is a mess. There’s no need to get overwhelmed by the amount of things you’ve acquired since the beginning of the academic year. Everyone’s favorite tidying guru Marie Kondo has got you covered.

Hayakawa's resolutions include working on both her physical and mental health.

Working Out My New Year’s Resolutions

January 22, 2019

Maria Hayakawa is looking to stick with her resolutions in 2019 as she aims to work on both her physical and mental health.

NYC 2018 Marathon

NYC 2018 Marathon

November 14, 2018

Every year on the first Sunday in November, the streets of New York City fill with thousands of eager...


From the Upperclassmen to the Freshmen: You’re Going to Be Fine

August 23, 2018

By GIANNA SMERAGLIA Asst. Features Editor Freshman year can evoke a whirlwind of emotions — from pure exciteme...

Fordham conducts extensive biological and ecological research at the Louis Calder Center in Armonk, NY. (JEFFREY UMBRELL/THE OBSERVER)

At Fordham, Sustaining a Green Climate

May 11, 2018

On the small plot of grass that occupies the space on the plaza level between McMahon Hall and the fe...

Fordham's Ubuntu program emphasizes community service. (COURTESY OF KAYLA WOLF)

A Different Study Abroad Experience

April 18, 2018

By KAYLA WOLF Contributing Writer I have always known that I wanted to study abroad. Where, however, I w...

Wallace-Greene, Houston, and Addie squeeze in a study break before rehearsal. (JON BJÖRNSON/THE OBSERVER)

Ailey Students are Raising the Barre

April 18, 2018

At Fordham Lincoln Center, there are a wide variety of majors to choose from. All will lead to heavy wo...

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, resigned from his position in Dec. 2017. (Courtesy of Thomas Hawk via Flickr)

Google: Living in A World of Ignorance

March 30, 2018

By GIANNA SMERAGLIA Copy Editor On Dec. 21, 2017, it was announced that the executive chairman of...

Celebrate Valentine's Day past February 14! (Courtesy of Prayitno Hadinata via Flickr

A Valentine’s Post-Mortem

February 15, 2018

By ALEXIS CHAPIN Contributing Writer In case you missed it, Valentine’s Day is over, but there ...

Viva La Resolution!

January 25, 2018

It’s January, which means gym memberships are spiking, blogs that will be abandoned in a few months ar...


Strollin’ Through Central Park

October 12, 2017

Living in the Big Apple often inspires a craving for adventure. New York is our campus, and Central Park...

Blue Bottle Coffee, a Fordham favorite, offers quality coffee and an ideal studying environment. (JULIET ALTMANN/The Observer)

Fordham’s Favorite Coffee Shops for Spring Studying

January 26, 2017

By EMMA CHILDS Contributing Writer Food, water, shelter, caffeine–  these are the four necess...