The Observer

Second Floor Renovations Create Lack Of Open Space On Campus

Second Floor Renovations Create Lack Of Open Space On Campus

February 6, 2019

Workers are on schedule with plans to re-open in mid-April, but concerns over the lost free space have created problems for some commuting students.

Fordham Hosts SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan

Fordham Hosts SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan

February 6, 2019

The usual stillness of the Fordham Law School building was replaced by large crowds and Secret Service agents on Monday, Feb. 4, as Fordham hosted Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Facilities Director Explains Eerie ‘Wind Tunnels’

Facilities Director Explains Eerie ‘Wind Tunnels’

February 6, 2019

John McDonagh, director of facilities operations at Lincoln Center, is aware of the phenomenon on the Law School ramp and has offered an explanation.

The Comma Punctuates Its Independence

The Comma Punctuates Its Independence

February 6, 2019

In its first wholly-independent magazine, students will find content published in The Observer in addition to unreleased works from this semester.

Award Winning Gabelli Alumna Dies at 22

Award Winning Gabelli Alumna Dies at 22

January 29, 2019

Gabelli alumna Rachel Ragone recently passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 22 years old.

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

January 23, 2019

"While none of the accused priests are involved in Fordham University’s student life or operations today, we are horrified that some of these alleged crimes were committed when the perpetrators were associated with the University or were otherwise in close proximity to our students."

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

January 23, 2019

Shaw is waiting for the shutdown to end so the IRS can finally operate as a fully functioning federal bureau and, in turn, send her paperwork to Fordham.

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

January 23, 2019

Google, Blackboard, Banner and other online services at Fordham all have separate requirements for changing a display name, and no one service affects the rest yet.

New SAGES Website Preserves Fordham’s Past

New SAGES Website Preserves Fordham’s Past

January 23, 2019

“Hopefully the website will be a popular source for information about anything that Fordham admin don't advertise to students,” Cohen said. “Ultimately I hope that it can move organizing and student power forward and build on the work of previous students.”

Fordham Appoints New Provost Dennis Jacobs

Fordham Appoints New Provost Dennis Jacobs

January 23, 2019

Jacobs will take on the position from Interim Provost Jonathan Crystal, who held the post following the death of Provost Stephen Freedman in July 2018.

Bravo’s Departure Surprises Student Body

Bravo’s Departure Surprises Student Body

January 23, 2019

Bravo reminds students that “above all, I am thankful to have been given the opportunity to serve FCLC students.”

McShane, Daleo Respond to Credible Accusations of Abuse Against Jesuits Connected to Fordham

McShane, Daleo Respond to Credible Accusations of Abuse Against Jesuits Connected to Fordham

January 15, 2019

In response to the release of the list of Jesuits accused of sexual abuse upon minors, University President Joseph M. McShane, S.J., and Board of Trustees Chair Robert D. Daleo released a joint statement on the priests in question with connections to Fordham.