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Football Suffers Fourth Quarter Collapse Against Holy Cross

Football Suffers Fourth Quarter Collapse Against Holy Cross

November 20, 2019

After three quarters of solid play, every aspect of the Rams’ game failed them in the final minutes. Their defense allowed 35 fourth-quarter points, a total they typically allow over the course of an entire game.

Chase Edmonds Revisited: Catching Up with Fordham’s NFL Star

Chase Edmonds Revisited: Catching Up with Fordham’s NFL Star

November 13, 2019

Five years ago, The Observer spoke with Chase Edmonds, a running back for Fordham’s football team at the time. In 2018, Edmonds was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Draft. The Observer conducted another interview with Edmonds last month to discuss life after Fordham and his recent success in the NFL.

Women’s Basketball Loses Valiantly in Front of Sellout Crowd

Women’s Basketball Loses Valiantly in Front of Sellout Crowd

November 13, 2019

Despite falling short in a 60-55 loss, the Rams fought to the final buzzer against Notre Dame, a nationally ranked opponent in front of a sellout crowd. The Observer provides a game recap, as well as analysis and comments from player Bre Cavanaugh.

Fordham Student Finishes 2019 New York Marathon

November 6, 2019

Caroline “Coco” de Marneffe, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’22, was one of two Fordham students to run in the marathon this year.

Kyle Martin: From A10 Champ to Potential Pro Star

Kyle Martin: From A10 Champ to Potential Pro Star

October 30, 2019

Kyle Martin began summer baseball with Fordham in the Atlantic 10 Championship and ended with the Aberdeen Ironbirds, a minor league team for the Baltimore Orioles. The Observer recounts Martin’s summer and reports the star relief pitcher’s own insights into his stretch of success.

How Herpes Affects the Fordham Community

How Herpes Affects the Fordham Community

October 30, 2019

With help from Director of University Health Services, Maureen Keown, The Observer discusses the stigma around herpes using survey results and brings to light the prognosis of the STI.

Dining In vs. Dining Out from a Health Perspective

Dining In vs. Dining Out from a Health Perspective

October 30, 2019

Whether you choose to dine in or out, it’s important to stay mindful about the food you’re eating. Striking a balance between treating yourself to a meal out and finding a few recipes you like to cook at home is important when it comes to knowing what you’re putting into your body without breaking the bank. 

Rams Denied Victory in Overtime by Lehigh

Rams Denied Victory in Overtime by Lehigh

October 30, 2019

In a close game, Fordham football lost in overtime to divisional rival Lehigh in overtime, 30-27. Rahul Sukesh recaps the contest and provides analysis into the Rams’ defeat.

Women’s Soccer Settles for a Draw Against URI

Women’s Soccer Settles for a Draw Against URI

October 16, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 13, Fordham Women’s Soccer tied with the University of Rhode Island — a team that has not won the Atlantic 10 conference game in three years. Rhode Island held their ground even as Women’s Soccer threw the game into overtime. The bought time, however, secured their position in the Atlantic 10 with a draw.

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

October 16, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 11, Fordham Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the Metropolitan Championships in Van Cortlandt Park. The Men’s and Women’s teams placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, and both teams had runners among the top five finishers in the two races.

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

October 16, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, Fordham football defeated the Georgetown Hoyas on the road, scoring a touchdown in the final 17 seconds to spring a 30-27 upset.

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

October 2, 2019

On Saturday, Fordham women’s rugby won a game by forfeit and still invited their opponent for a friendly match. The competition itself was largely uneventful, but the event meant more than the score.