The Observer

A Tale of Two Cities: San Francisco vs. New York

A Tale of Two Cities: San Francisco vs. New York

July 18, 2019

My West Coast friends see me as a traitor for leaving the “Best Coast,” while my East Coast friends mock me for my Valley girl accent and sunny outlook — a stark contrast to the average no-nonsense, blunt New Yorker. 

Every Fordham Meme Account on Social Media, Ranked

Every Fordham Meme Account on Social Media, Ranked

July 18, 2019

Gone are the days of wholesome Fordham content borne of students’ love of (and sometimes disdain for) the life of a Ram. That market is now fraught with competition to be crowned Queen of the Memes, and new meme accounts are constantly popping up.

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

July 18, 2019

If Venezuela wants a chance at economic recovery, it will still have many difficult steps even after the incredibly hard task of restoring basic necessities.

Appreciate Your Local Library

Appreciate Your Local Library

July 18, 2019

By visiting your local library, you are helping not only yourself, but also the community around you. Libraries aren’t only for quiet study and seriousness; they are also for games and programs and enjoying yourself.

Fordham Botched New Healthcare Roll-Out and We’re All Going to Pay: Jumping SHIP is Not an Option

Fordham Botched New Healthcare Roll-Out and We’re All Going to Pay: Jumping SHIP is Not an Option

July 18, 2019

In early May, students were surprised with an email from Senior Vice President for Student Affairs J...

You Have Too Much Space: Why Fordham Needs More Forced Triples

You Have Too Much Space: Why Fordham Needs More Forced Triples

July 18, 2019

Space was getting sparse until the Office of Residential Life came up with an ingenious solution: putting three people in rooms meant for two.

The Dangerous Myths of the New Abortion Bills

The Dangerous Myths of the New Abortion Bills

July 18, 2019

Let’s not sugarcoat these new bills. They’re bad, regressive and qualify for the use of an entire slew of negative adjectives.

Staff Editorial: New Dean, New School

Staff Editorial: New Dean, New School

May 1, 2019

We are a campus on the verge of major change, and we need a dean who will help lead us into the future.

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

April 30, 2019

Ah, Fordham University: the recycling bin for Ivy rejects and NYU hopefuls clinging to their last chance to make it in the big city. Students moan about the day they’ll finally get their chance to transfer out of a school notorious for its total lack of spirit and ghosts of lost dreams wandering the halls.

Fixing America’s Public Education: A Complex Solution

Fixing America’s Public Education: A Complex Solution

April 30, 2019

Between an ever-tightening federal grasp over local authority, alongside the ballooning of a bureaucratic administration, it seems that we’re forgetting the most fundamental part of school: children.

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

April 30, 2019

Environmentalism is often associated with tree-hugging frivolities and an ignorance of a business’s “bottom lines.”  However, without further regulation and a motivation to perform the tasks outlined above, we will undoubtedly face the consequences of environmental degradation.

Pseudoscience is Sustaining the Measles Outbreak

Pseudoscience is Sustaining the Measles Outbreak

April 30, 2019

The driving forces of this epidemic are people neglecting to get vaccinated and the misinformation being propagated through various means in their communities.