The Observer

Staff Editorial: Housing Win is a Symbol of Hope

Staff Editorial: Housing Win is a Symbol of Hope

March 10, 2020

No matter how prolonged and frustrating the journey may seem, long hours of consistent work and perseverance may lead to revolutionary changes within the FLC community. This recent housing victory reminds us that student movements actually can be effective and valuable in creating change on campus.

The Origins of the Couches in the Women’s Bathrooms: Sexism

The Origins of the Couches in the Women’s Bathrooms: Sexism

March 10, 2020

I do not see many people using these couches. People seem to go to the restroom to use the facilities, not to rest, oddly enough.

UZORNIKOVA: Read Before Living Alone

UZORNIKOVA: Read Before Living Alone

March 10, 2020

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about being privileged enough to have my own place at 19 — I’m on cloud nine. But I do think that I would have been better adjusted if I had known what I know now before I moved out.

Conservatives Shouldn’t Trash Plastic Bag Ban

Conservatives Shouldn’t Trash Plastic Bag Ban

March 10, 2020

While this bag ban isn’t a panacea to our environmental woes, it is a tenable start. We should be balancing any potential costs with the gains from cleaner oceans, parks, roads, streets and sidewalks.

Don’t Listen to Celebrity Opinions About Politics

Don’t Listen to Celebrity Opinions About Politics

March 10, 2020

Even if a celebrity really values their political opinions and wants to share it with the world, it’s good to keep in mind that at the end of the day celebrities only care about you as much as you care about the cash in your pocket.

Deepfakes: Enemy of the Truth #01

Deepfakes: Enemy of the Truth #01

March 10, 2020

They are created through the use of machine-learning algorithms mainly in the form of neural networks together with facial mapping software. It’s enough to send cold shivers up and down one’s spine. How far can deepfake infiltrate the trajectory of our lives? 

NYC’s Bag Ban Is Only The Beginning

NYC’s Bag Ban Is Only The Beginning

March 10, 2020

The Bag Ban takes an important step in the direction of phasing out single-use plastics and forcing New Yorkers to adopt more eco-friendly habits, but it is by no means the finish line in the race to carbon neutrality.

The Top 10 Places to Cry in Public at Fordham Lincoln Center

The Top 10 Places to Cry in Public at Fordham Lincoln Center

March 10, 2020

Whether you want everyone around you to see your tears and take pity, prefer a more quiet and private session or are simply looking for some solitude, the FLC campus accommodates us all — residents and commuters alike.

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

March 5, 2020

In an ideal world, President Trump would love to take on Sen. Bernie Sanders and his radical agenda on Election Day, but former Vice President Joe Biden had other plans in mind on Super Tuesday.

UZORNIKOVA: Nine Circles of Lincoln Center

UZORNIKOVA: Nine Circles of Lincoln Center

February 19, 2020

“When halfway through the journey of our life I found that I was in a gloomy wood, because the path which led aright was lost,” whined a Lincoln Center student lost at Rose Hill. “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here,” said the Plaza at 9:59 a.m.

The McKeon Laundry Room Is a Lawless Land

The McKeon Laundry Room Is a Lawless Land

February 19, 2020

Another laundry room may be wishful thinking, but encouraging students to keep the space clean while being more responsible for their belongings is a start.

I Have a Girlfriend and She Goes to Westchester, I Swear

I Have a Girlfriend and She Goes to Westchester, I Swear

February 19, 2020

I know the existence of the Westchester campus is highly questioned here at Lincoln Center, but you’re all wrong. You say there hasn’t been a sighting of a student or faculty member from Westchester in recent memory. Not true — I see my girlfriend all the time, she’s just too shy to introduce herself to anyone, that’s all.