The Observer

What the Spanish Far-Right Is Getting Wrong About the Catalan Crisis

What the Spanish Far-Right Is Getting Wrong About the Catalan Crisis

November 18, 2019

The Catalan crisis might inevitably lead to a reconfiguration of power through which Spain is redefined based on its plurinational nature. The question is whether Madrid can come up with a way to accommodate and empower its diverse nations before Catalonia decides to ride freely.

Staff Editorial: Empower Faculty to Use Technology

Staff Editorial: Empower Faculty to Use Technology

November 13, 2019

Printing is an incessant subject of debate at Fordham Lincoln Center. Long readings or book excerpts ...

You Got Your College Relationship Wrong

You Got Your College Relationship Wrong

November 13, 2019

Relationships are great, but they’re only great when you actually want them. Unfortunately, the collective college mind seems to only remember the first half of that sentence.

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

November 13, 2019

Halloween got a little spookier for President Trump when the Democratic House of Representatives voted on Oct. 31 to formalize an impeachment inquiry into the president amidst allegations he engaged in a quid pro quo with Ukranian President Vladmir Zelensky.

Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

November 13, 2019

It’s clear the student body is fed up with the service we get from the Ram Van, so Fordham should replace them with something more economical, practical and environmentally friendly: Rams in Vans.

Fordham Pilots New ‘Jesuitte’

Fordham Pilots New ‘Jesuitte’

November 13, 2019

The new show is titled “The Jesuitte” and features 25 Fordham Lincoln Center undergraduates competing for the heart of Olivia DiGiorno, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’21.

Lamenting ‘The Commuter’s Lament’

Lamenting ‘The Commuter’s Lament’

November 13, 2019

Life sucks!, the poem reminds us, but here we are, living it anyway. Isn’t that funny?

The Anatomy of Corporate Appeasement to China

The Anatomy of Corporate Appeasement to China

November 13, 2019

The NBA wants to reach a larger audience in China due to the popularity of basketball in the country, but as a result, the league has been recently criticized for allegedly caving to China’s anti-democratic tendencies.

Veterans’ Center Just In Time for Veterans Day

Veterans’ Center Just In Time for Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

It’s easy to brush off the term “veteran” as the label of a peak that has long since passed — or as part of a holiday we celebrate once a year and let fade into the background until next November.

App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

November 6, 2019

Here are some apps that Fordham has asked me to download — and why I find them absolutely worthless.

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

October 30, 2019

We are told to embrace the city and venture into it boldly, but we lack the tools to safely do so.

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

October 30, 2019

As blood screening technology and medical treatments for HIV/AIDS continue to improve, the already shaky scientific foundation supporting the FDA regulation grows increasingly less convincing.