The Observer

Former Cardinal McCarrick speaking at the World Economic Forum

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick, FCRH ’54, Investigated in Vatican Report

By JILL RICE December 3, 2020
In a newly released report from the Vatican, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is accused of multiple accounts of abuse spanning over fifty years.
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Fordham Offers Free Supplemental Courses With LinkedIn Learning

By KATRINA LAMBERT December 2, 2020
Through its new partnership with LinkedIn Learning, Fordham students are able to take courses and develop professional skills on their own time.
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Students for Justice in Palestine Face Fordham in Court Once Again

By JOE KOTTKE and VICKY CARMENATE November 29, 2020
SJP faced Fordham University in the New York State Supreme Court on Nov. 24, continuing its five-year battle to gain official recognition as a club.
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Meme News at Fordham: Troubling Trend or Trusted Trolls?

By CHLOE ZELCH and STEPHEN BRAGALE November 27, 2020
Students at FLC consider the validity of two student-run meme accounts as news sources for updates on university policies.
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Students Leave Campus as Cases Spike

By ALLIE STOFER November 24, 2020
COVID-19 cases on campus went above 1% only two weeks before move-out, causing students to wonder if they will return in the spring.
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Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Again in NYC –– What Does This Mean for Fordham?

By MICHELLE AGARON and JOE KOTTKE November 21, 2020
A reported 11 positive coronavirus test results at Lincoln Center and 56 at Rose Hill correlate with the rise of cases in NYC.
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Guide to Spring 2021 Registration

By KATRINA LAMBERT November 15, 2020
Learn about the changes made to Fordham's registration process to ensure students get into their desired classes for the spring semester.
a car tries to get through a crowd of people celebrating in the street outside of Trump International Hotel as the passenger stands with their head out of the sunroof and holding a Biden Harris sign

Clashes and Celebrations Unfold on NYC Streets

By JOE KOTTKE November 12, 2020
After Joe Biden was declared president-elect, people celebrated in the streets, after days of protests for Black Lives Matter.
a graphic illustration of faculty member at fordham looking at their computer and finding out they will have no retirement contributions

Faculty Troubled by University’s Decision to Cut Retirement Contributions

After an administrative decision to suspend retirement plan contributions, Fordham faculty speak out.
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Frank Puppola, Fordham Watch Engineer, Dies at 70 Years Old

By MICHELLE AGARON November 12, 2020
Frank Puppola, a watch engineer at Fordham Lincoln Center who was known for his genial and selfless nature, died suddenly at his work station in the Leon Lowenstein Center on Oct. 28.
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Departments Work Toward an Anti-Racist Future

By ALLIE STOFER November 11, 2020
Academic departments within Fordham make plans for anti-racist education.
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CPS Holds Election Week Safe Spaces for Stressed Students

By STEPHEN BRAGALE November 11, 2020
Fordham University’s Counseling and Psychological Services held online support groups for students to process election-related stress.