The Observer

Mike Wallace Challenges Students

May 30, 2011

“60 Minutes” Legend Visits Rose Hill By MEAGHAN DILLON News Co-Editor Published: November 15, 2007 FCRH—It has been said that the four most dreaded words in the English language are “Mike Wallace is here.” To an audience of about 200 at Rose Hill, including the Innovators in Television class taught by Beth ...

FCLC Students Resort to Adderall to Study

May 30, 2011

Administrators Emphasize Consequences By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: November 15, 2007 It’s 3 a.m., finals week. You still have an essay to write and an exam to study for, but concentrating is impossible: your brain is fuzzy and lack of sleep threatens to overtake you. Three options for turning...

Health Services Offers HPV Vaccine

May 30, 2011

Students Question Why Birth Control is Not Provided By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: November 15, 2007 FCLC—Gardasil, the vaccine that prevents against the four types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts, is being offered at Fordham’s health center, as of this academic...

Freshmen, Do You Know Your Senators?

May 29, 2011

By Natasha Pascetta Contributing Writer Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Ashley Tedesco, Jenna Matecki and Matt Rodriguez, the recently elected United Student Government (USG) Freshmen Senators and representatives of the Class of 2011, said they are excited to act as liaisons between the freshman student body and Fordha...

The Choirs of Fordham University Ring in Fall with First Concert

May 29, 2011

By Ashley Tedesco Staff Writer Published: November 8, 2007 FCRH—Fordham’s University Choir and Women’s Choir sang in their first performance of the school year on Oct. 28. The performance was held at the University Church on the Rose Hill campus. It was well-attended by parents and family members, with even the bac...

Romney Campaign Pays Students to Fundraise

May 29, 2011

By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come up with a new plan to mobilize college students in the current campaign: pay them. In an effort to reach out to college students, the Romney campaign has creat...

FCLC Hosts Religious Discussion

May 29, 2011

Different Views on Life After Death Examined By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Various points of view about life after death were represented on Oct. 28 at McNally Amphitheater. Fordham hosted the discussion entitled, “A Shared Hope: Catholic and Jewish Perspectives on Life After Death,” sponso...

Credit Card Companies Target College Students

May 29, 2011

By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—“I have 10,000 dollars in credit card debt. My parents don’t know about anything and they would kill me if they knew,” said Tsvetana, FCLC ‘08, who asked that her last name be withheld to maintain some measure of anonymity. “I eventual...

Students React to Mobilization to End War

May 29, 2011

By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Despite the sporadic rain showers on Oct. 27, 45,000 people arrived on Broadway, south of 23rd Street, to join the march to end the war in Iraq. The demonstration was part of a national mobilization that took place in 11 cities across the countr...

Fires Hit Home for FCLC Students

May 29, 2011

By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—“The other day, my mom told me how the sky was becoming smoky and that the sun was blood-red,” Kate Melvin, FCLC ’09, said. Images of raging fires and stories of mass evacuations flooded the media following Oct. 20, the day the Southern Cal...

How Catholic Can a University Be?

May 29, 2011

“U.S. Catholic” Categorizes Catholic Institutions By Meaghan Dillon News Co-Editor Published: November 8, 2007 FORDHAM—Determining how a Catholic university such as Fordham manifests its Catholic identity depends largely on how the university defines Catholicism. According to an article in the November issue of ...

New York, 9/11 and the Battle for the White House

May 29, 2011

By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: October 25, 2007 NEW YORK—As the race for presidential nominations heats up, it seems that both parties favor candidates from New York. Both Democratic senator Hillary Clinton and Republican former mayor Rudy Giuliani share a history dealing with the terrorist attacks of S...