The Observer

Lincoln Center Needs a Student-Exclusive Space

Lincoln Center Needs a Student-Exclusive Space

March 6, 2019

There is no space where people can just have fun, a place where the university doesn’t have any say as to what goes on and what people do.

You Can’t (And Shouldn’t) Be a Model

You Can’t (And Shouldn’t) Be a Model

March 6, 2019

So many people dream of being models and find ways to force themselves into this world because they think it’s “glamorous” and “easy.” In fact, it’s an exceptionally ugly and painstaking lifestyle.

Staff Editorial: A Report Fordham LC Can Trust

Staff Editorial: A Report Fordham LC Can Trust

March 6, 2019

No outside entity has any hope of collecting enough data to get a true idea of Fordham through the eyes of a student.

Staff Editorial: Education Hinges on Accessibility

Staff Editorial: Education Hinges on Accessibility

February 19, 2019

If the university is the world-class institution it claims to be, it should provide equal accommodations to all students.

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

February 19, 2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz shocked the U.S. political world with his recently expressed interest in running for president in 2020 as a “centrist Independent.” He argues that the two-party system is irreparably broken, pointing to both the damage Trump has caused to the country while in office as well as his fear that the Democratic Party may be moving too far to the left.

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

February 19, 2019

This plan is not meant to racially balance the schools, but rather to desegregate the school system.

Liquid Cash: the Fordham Cup Conspiracy

Liquid Cash: the Fordham Cup Conspiracy

February 19, 2019

Fordham’s budget isn’t going to its London program; it’s funding the creation of thousands and thousands of elegant plastic cups decorated with the logo of our fine institution. Big Ben? More like Big Gulp.

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

February 19, 2019

Amazon’s Feb. 14 announcement that the company would cancel its plans was the happy ending New York never saw coming.

The Nation Moved On From Parkland. We Haven’t

The Nation Moved On From Parkland. We Haven’t

February 19, 2019

When the news notification for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting first popped up on my phone screen, I turned it off without looking.

Free the Pimple: Puberty Chic Going Through Changes

Free the Pimple: Puberty Chic Going Through Changes

February 19, 2019

Being American and going through puberty is a unique tradition of ours. The depiction of high school life on screens big and small is perhaps an equally American tradition. But has America been crushing on puberty chic too hard?

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

February 19, 2019

Regardless of how you may feel about Maduro’s presidency and the recent elections, it is clear that there is evidence which contradicts the narrative that the U.S. media has constructed. But this article is not so much about the controversy created by American media outlets over Venezuelan politics, it’s about whether or not the United States has the right to intervene in Venezuela’s affairs in the first place.

Fordham Dining Hall is a Food Lover’s Free-For-All

Fordham Dining Hall is a Food Lover’s Free-For-All

February 19, 2019

Out for a pleasant stroll a few evenings ago, I found myself hopelessly lost in the bowels of Fordham University. I took several elevators (both up and down), an escalator and eventually discovered myself to be in a dumbwaiter that had popped out of thin air. When I was finally able to take in my surroundings, I was standing in front of the finest Fordham dining establishment on this blessed campus: the freshman dining hall.