The Observer

Marymount For Sale, Alumnae Mourn

May 26, 2011

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Alumnae Shocked by Fordham’s Plan to Sell Campus   By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: September 27, 2007 MARYMOUNT—Twenty-four acres of hilltop overlooking the Hudson River are up for sale. The view of the Tappan Zee Bridge that was a daily sight for Marymount College students will soon be someone els...

The Observer Gets ‘Face Lift’

May 25, 2011

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By MEAGHAN DILLON and LAURA SHIN News Co-Editors Published: August 30, 2007 FCLC – This past June, members of The Observer’s editorial board gathered for a backyard retreat on a Sunday afternoon. Seated in a circle of assorted patio chairs, members of the board shuffled through newspapers from around the world, analyz...

Fordham Adds New Administrative Position to Further Strategic Plan

May 25, 2011

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By MEAGHAN DILLON News Co-Editor FORDHAM – On Aug. 1 Dr. Stephen Freedman began his post as Fordham’s new senior vice president of Academic Affairs.  Dr. Freedman was also appointed chief academic officer, a position that is new to Fordham.  The added position entails a broadened responsibility in Academic Affairs tha...

The Observer Welcomes New Administration

May 25, 2011

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Dr. Jason Greif  Position: Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfers Previous Position: Training coordinator at Counseling Services at Rose Hill Observer: What do you hope to gain from your new position at Lincoln Center? JG: I wanted to be able to work with students in a different capacity. As a dean, I feel...

MTA Proposes Second Fare Hike in Five Years; Fordham Students React

May 25, 2011

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NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is in talks to raise subway and toll fares by early next year. The fare hike is the only way to put the MTA “on a course of solid, long-term fiscal stability,” according to the MTA’s executive director, Elliot G. Sander. The discussion of a fare hike has some Fordh...

Fordham Moves Up on National College Rankings

May 25, 2011

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By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FORDHAM – One week after being named “Hottest Catholic School” by Kaplan and Newsweek’s “How to Get Into College Guide,” Fordham appeared at number 67 in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings, three places higher than last year’s ranking. “We are, of co...

Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

May 25, 2011

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By Meaghan Dillon, News Co-Editor FCLC – The required reading for all incoming freshmen at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) not only introduces students to the Jesuit ideals in which Fordham prides itself, but it also weaves connections throughout the Fordham community. “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine”...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

May 25, 2011

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By Meaghan Dillon, News Co-Editor FCLC – Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) are determined to have the recently revived Latin Mass, called the Tridentine Mass, celebrated at Fordham. Tyrell Northcutt, FCLC ’08, who created a Facebook group in order to generate interest in the Tridentine Mass at F...

Fordham Accepts Green Initiative

May 25, 2011

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By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FORDHAM – The goal is sustaining the earth, and Fordham, along with other NYC institutions and Catholic colleges across the country, is joining the fight. On June 6, Fordham announced that it has accepted New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s challenge to reduce the university’s carbon...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

May 25, 2011

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Surrounding Community Voices Criticisms By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor     FCLC – Nearly a half of a century ago, after much planning, fundraising and controversy, ground was broken and construction begun on what is now Fordham’s Lincoln Center (LC) campus. Today, the university has new plans to expand the campus and faces new obstacles. The project,...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

May 25, 2011

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Surrounding Community Voices Criticisms By Laura Shin, News Co-Editor FCLC – Nearly a half of a century ago, after much planning, fundraising and controversy, ground was broken and construction begun on what is now Fordham’s Lincoln Center (LC) campus. Today, the university has new plans to expand the campus and faces...

Sodexo Town Hall Addresses Student Questions and Concerns

May 24, 2011

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By Katie Berry, Staff Writer The second Sodexo Town Hall meeting of the 2010-2011 academic year took place on Apr. 19 in the South Lounge. The United Student Government’s (USG) Food Services Committee and Sodexo representatives assembled and opened the floor to students from Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) to address...

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