The Observer

The Real Beijing

May 26, 2011

By Siew Kwok Contributing Writer Published: September 27, 2007 “How was China?” people ask  of my summer abroad. I freeze. How do I condense 50 life-altering days into a simple one-liner? “Oh, it was amazing and completely different,” I usually respond. Yet deep down I know, in no way can overused adjectives like ...

Radio Talk With Julianne Welby

May 26, 2011

Behind Fordham’s Award-Winning Station By MICHAL NERIA Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 This summer, WFUV (90.7 FM), Fordham’s non-commercial radio station was the recipient of seven Public Radio News Director Incorporated Awards, adding to the 26 other awards they have accumulated over the years. Julianne...

Traffic Law Violators Beware! Hidden Cameras are Watching…

May 26, 2011

Fordham Community Gets Stung by Red Light Program By GABRIELLE LINZER Asst. Features Editor Published: September 27, 2007 When Liam Cline, FCLC ’09, checked his mail on his 20th birthday, the last thing he expected was a ticket from the New York City Department of Finance for a traffic violation he didn’t even ...

My Boyfriend and his Animal House

May 26, 2011

By GABRIELLE LINZER Asst. Features Editor Published: August 30, 2007 I step out of the bathroom to find a BB gun pointed straight between my eyes. The shirtless, tattooed bandit lowers his weapon and shrugs disappointedly when he recognizes me. He lets out a loud belch and heads back to the couch to join his fell...

McMahon Meals: Saltine Eggs with Olive Oil

May 26, 2011

By ALINA SOLER Features Editor Published: August 30, 2007 No matter how long it has been since the last grocery run, eggs always seem to be in my fridge. Far from being just a breakfast food, eggs are not only delicious no matter how you prepare them, they are virtually klutz-proof, meaning there is pretty much no way you c...

Food Finds in the City That Never Sleeps

Food Finds in the City That Never Sleeps

May 26, 2011

By GABRIELLE LINZER Asst. Features Editor Published: August 30, 2007 As another year at Fordham ...

Back-to-School Stuff You Don’t Need, but Want Anyway

May 26, 2011

Massagers, mammary mouse pads and more! By ALINA SOLER Features Editor Published: August 30, 2007 Nothing sucks the fun out of the last few days of summer like shopping for school supplies. After an hour or two, most students emerge from stores with a basket full of plain Bic pens, Post-its and college-ruled notebook...

Faking Fall and Embracing Autumn in the City

May 8, 2011

  By JENNIFER HILLSON Contributing Writer Published: October 25, 2007 Bright orange pumpkins, colorful leaves lining the sidewalks, a crisp breeze—believe it or not, this description can fit New York City in the fall just as well as any other place. So, why is there a misconception that all foliage se...