The Observer

Berrigan Speaks to Freshmen

By ASHLEY TEDESCO May 26, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 FCLC—Fordham’s former poet-in-residence, the Rev. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., and author of the play, “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine,” spoke to new Fordham students...

Expansion Plan Faces Criticism

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 26, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 LINCOLN CENTER—On Mon., Sept. 10, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) held a public hearing on the proposed Master Plan to expand Fordham University’s Lincoln...

Marymount For Sale, Alumnae Mourn

By LAURA SHIN May 26, 2011

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...

The Observer Gets ‘Face Lift’

By MEAGHAN DILLON and LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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...

Fordham Adds New Administrative Position to Further Strategic Plan

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 25, 2011

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...

The Observer Welcomes New Administration

By OBSERVER STAFF May 25, 2011

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...

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

May 25, 2011

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...

Fordham Moves Up on National College Rankings

By LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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...

Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 25, 2011

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...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

By MEAGHAN DILLON May 25, 2011

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,...

Fordham Accepts Green Initiative

By LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

By LAURA SHIN May 25, 2011

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,...