The Observer

Victoria’s Secret, It’s Time to Make a Change

Victoria’s Secret, It’s Time to Make a Change

December 5, 2018

As I looked around at all the women my age calling themselves “fat” and “hideous,” I began to look at myself in that same light.

Free Speech Belongs on College Campuses

Free Speech Belongs on College Campuses

December 5, 2018

It is possible to sit in a room with someone you disagree with and discuss what the issues are and then walk out of that room as friends.

What Not to Say During the Holidays

What Not to Say During the Holidays

December 5, 2018

Spending holidays alone does not make you a scrooge, nor does it mean you are shunning your own family.

Staff Editorial: Rise Above DeVos’s Proposal

Staff Editorial: Rise Above DeVos’s Proposal

December 5, 2018

A university blind to subtlety and unreceptive to the complicated situations of its students is home to no one.

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

December 5, 2018

By utilizing the higher standard of “clear and convincing evidence,” DeVos rightfully raises the burden of proof in order to make investigations more closely resemble a true criminal trial.

What Democrats Can Learn from the Midterms

What Democrats Can Learn from the Midterms

November 18, 2018

But where does the party go from here, and is the Democratic Party still on the right track to take back the White House in 2020? The two-word answer to these crucial questions: It’s complicated.

Fordham Hasn’t Learned Its Lesson on Trans Rights

Fordham Hasn’t Learned Its Lesson on Trans Rights

November 16, 2018

The student body has called on Fordham to do the right thing, and the administration has hung up.

Halloween Retrospective: Why You Still Can’t Dress as “Mexican”

Halloween Retrospective: Why You Still Can’t Dress as “Mexican”

November 16, 2018

Chad, I hear you. But your freedom of expression does not supercede the right to dignity and respect for every American and their culture.

The Minimum Wage Increase, Its Victors and Its Next Steps

The Minimum Wage Increase, Its Victors and Its Next Steps

November 14, 2018

If not for the bad press, outrage, and organized response from students, Fordham would get away with paying poverty wages to the student workers they already burden with student debt and tenuous working conditions.

You Don’t Get To Tell Me I’m White

You Don’t Get To Tell Me I’m White

November 14, 2018

I’m a minority in the United States, but I’m also a minority among minorities. I’m a member of so many cultures that I belong to none.

You Voted, Now Keep Voting

You Voted, Now Keep Voting

November 14, 2018

Do something. Do anything to participate in our political process. Go to protests. Show up to town halls. Heck, run for office yourself.

Contraception: Fordham’s Public Health Problem

November 14, 2018

Condoms are the most effective form of protection against STDs and diseases like HIV/AIDS. The fact that our university doesn’t provide them is a public health concern.