The Observer

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.

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

April 30, 2019

Climate change is the only issue that should matter in the 2020 election. And, though science is not politics, we have allowed our politics to come before science. This must stop.

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

April 30, 2019

The biggest lesson I have learned as an RA is that out principle role is largely misunderstood.

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Appropriate or Appropriation?

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Appropriate or Appropriation?

April 30, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence often parody sacred religious rituals in an offensive manner.

Staff Editorial: CAB, Do Your Homework

Staff Editorial: CAB, Do Your Homework

April 30, 2019

Spring Weekend, the annual concert hosted by the Rose Hill Campus Activities Board (CAB) a week before final...

Club Leader Revises the Meaning of “Cura Personalis”

Club Leader Revises the Meaning of “Cura Personalis”

April 30, 2019

To say the least, I was burned out. I’d worn myself down in every possible way, playing a months-long balancing act of activities and commitments. I felt like I had entered college already starting to fizzle. Now I was preparing to graduate not with fireworks, but only with the choking ash they leave behind.

@OverheardAtFordham Is Lying To You Because I Am Lying To Them

April 30, 2019

A niche meme account posted a bad tweet I wrote on the Ram Van as truth? The possibilities were endless. I was confident the account would post any quote I submitted without question.

Students Should Rejoice for New McKeon Floor Griddles

Students Should Rejoice for New McKeon Floor Griddles

April 30, 2019

President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., spontaneously decided we needed more monogrammed cups and needed to find money in the budget. But in return for this noble sacrifice, Fordham will be equipping every student with a spatula, a personalized chef’s apron and a complimentary floor cleaning kit.