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Winter Is Coming: Indoor Track Season Preview

Winter Is Coming: Indoor Track Season Preview

December 4, 2019

The wind-down of the fall semester brings with it the start of the track season. Many of the Rams’ top finishers in cross country will continue to lead the team on the track this indoor season and the team will look to top the many personal and school records broken last year.

A Guide to Dining with Severely Allergic Friends

A Guide to Dining with Severely Allergic Friends

December 4, 2019

Dining with friends who have severe food allergies is no joke. Simple steps like learning how to use an EpiPen or just checking in with you your friend can help to make the experience less stressful.

Men’s Soccer Season Cut Short at Semifinals

Men’s Soccer Season Cut Short at Semifinals

December 4, 2019

The men’s soccer team’s relatively successful season ended on Friday, Nov. 15 in a match against URI. The Rams lost the conference semifinals game in the longest penalty shootout on record in the A10 conference. Staff Writer Dierdre Reed takes a look back at the team’s season that lead up to the crushing defeat.

Mind Your Ears When You Mind the Gap: Hearing Loss Facts

Mind Your Ears When You Mind the Gap: Hearing Loss Facts

December 4, 2019

According to the National Institutes of Health, noise-induced hearing loss affects somewhere between 10% to 24% of Americans. As a student at Fordham Lincoln Center, you may be more at risk than you think.

Annual Great Fordham Smokeout Spotlights Vaping

Annual Great Fordham Smokeout Spotlights Vaping

December 4, 2019

Since its inception, the primary goal of the Great Fordham Smokeout has been to educate students about the dangers of smoking and decrease smoking on campus. In response to an increase in reporting and nationwide news about the topic, the focus of the 2019 campaign has shifted to vape products and e-cigarettes.

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.