The Observer

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

It’s Time to Reconnect With Our Christian Roots Through Service

September 7, 2019

Fordham would not be in existence today if it weren’t for the driving forces of God’s love, and it is our job to maintain and continue passing those driving forces of love to one another and to those in our communities.

Someone Who Tries: A Jewish Fordham Student’s Perspective on SJP

Someone Who Tries: A Jewish Fordham Student’s Perspective on SJP

September 6, 2019

I wanted to see Fordham SJP try. They had three years to speak out against anti-Semitism, but they never extended a hand. I just want my Jewish friends currently at Fordham to feel safe and a part of their community.

SJP’s Win Is a Victory for All of Us

SJP’s Win Is a Victory for All of Us

August 25, 2019

This case should serve as a warning to Fordham’s administration: the balance of power is not so skewed in their favor that they can expect to get away with trampling student voices underfoot.

Summer Mega Brain

Summer Mega Brain

August 25, 2019

I’m sure that if you took all the smarts lost by Fordham University students and combined them together, you would get a larger-than-average brain. A big brain, if you will.

Staff Editorial: We Must Create the Fordham We Wish to See

Staff Editorial: We Must Create the Fordham We Wish to See

August 25, 2019

Recent developments on campus prove that change is possible and should serve as inspiration for the next wave of reform. Fordham is, now more than ever, exactly what its students make of it.

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.

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.

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.

Prestige Is a Losing Game

Prestige Is a Losing Game

April 9, 2019

It’s so tantalizingly easy to scoff at the people who say your money can’t buy you happiness. But it won’t.

We Used to Run USG: Austin Tong Would Break It, But Tina Thermadam Needs to Make it Better

We Used to Run USG: Austin Tong Would Break It, But Tina Thermadam Needs to Make it Better

April 1, 2019

Daniel Nasta and Kayla Wolf were the Treasurer and Vice President of Operations, respectively, of United Student Government (USG) during the 2016-2017 school year.