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Fordham’s Treatment of Laid-off Dining Staff Is Disrespectful

October 14, 2020

The foodservice workers at Fordham have not been treated with the respect they deserve.

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International Students Deserve Changes to Health Care Requirements

October 1, 2020

International students need access to quality health care and should not be forced to pay more than they can afford for it. 

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Keeping the Campus Safe Should Be a Collective Effort

September 5, 2020

Keeping everyone safe on both Fordham campuses will require mutual cooperation and accountability from both the administration and students.

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Staff Editorial: Fordham Should Refund Partial Tuition for a Virtual Student Experience

August 21, 2020

In order to accommodate for the new virtual experience, Fordham should refund students for the increased tuition costs and lower tuition costs in the spring.

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Fordham’s Lack of Sexual Health Resources Puts Students in Danger

July 28, 2020

Fordham should develop a better approach to sexual education and health by further educating nurses and providing students with accurate information regarding birth control and STDs.

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Staff Editorial: Fordham’s Anti-Racism Initiatives Are Insufficient

July 2, 2020

Until Fordham holds itself accountable for the safety and security of its Black students, its claims to be anti-racist are mere lip service.

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Staff Editorial: Amplifying Black Voices at The Observer

June 16, 2020

As a predominantly white editorial board at a predominantly white institution, we must actively work to diversify our editorial board and student contributors.

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Staff Editorial: Have Empathy for Fordham’s Financial Situation

April 29, 2020

As Fordham is hit with unforeseen financial losses, have empathy for the leaders working to keep the school afloat.

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Staff Editorial: Make Student Government Matter

April 14, 2020

With the chaos of the coronavirus epidemic, it is easy to forget an annual event which most students typically ignore anyway: United Student Government (USG) elections. From April 14-16, students are able to vote in their student government elections at a time where leadership is desperately sought at all scales — but will they? 

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Staff Editorial: Purpose in the Time of Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Thankfully, the coronavirus can’t stop charity and goodwill, and it’s still possible to stay involved and make a difference — in some cases without ever leaving your bedroom.

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Staff Editorial: Housing Win is a Symbol of Hope

March 10, 2020

No matter how prolonged and frustrating the journey may seem, long hours of consistent work and perseverance may lead to revolutionary changes within the FLC community. This recent housing victory reminds us that student movements actually can be effective and valuable in creating change on campus.

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Staff Editorial: Our Chance to Live the Mission

February 19, 2020

“To assist in the alleviation of poverty, the promotion of justice, the protection of human rights and respect for the environment”: This is the purpose of our education, and we’re in the perfect place to see it through.