The Observer

There are many approaches to combating depression. The first step involves seeking professional help. 

Beating the Stigma of Depression

May 10, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer A common obstacle for those dealing with depression and mental healt...

The Keys to a Healthier Lifestyle

April 20, 2017

By MARCO PEZZOLLA Contributing Writer Everyone has their own way of achieving their goals, and havin...

FCLC '19 student Hailey Morey demonstrating how often we look at our screens in Lowenstein on March 22, 2017. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER).

Preventing Digital Eye Strain

April 20, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer Digital devices permeate just about every aspect of the American life. Blu...

A portrait of Dr. Mark Botton taken on April 5, 2017 in his office at Fordham Lincoln Center. (EMMA DIMARCO/THE OBSERVER).

Paying the Price of Global Warming, One Degree at a Time

April 18, 2017

By COSIMA BALLETTI-THOMAS Contributing Writer “We’re all in this together. So even if you are the most environ...

Marc Deitz (FCLC '18) drinks a cup of coffee before class on February 6, 2017 in Soho, NYC. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER).

Study Suggests Caffeine Improves Academics

April 17, 2017

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports & Health Editor The average college student will be seen with cert...

By letting go of poor eating habits, students can better lead a healthy-minded diet and lifestyle. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Eating

March 29, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Contributing Writer It is hard enough knowing what to eat and how to control o...

A balanced breakfast is crucial for having sustainable energy throughout the day. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Powering Through the Morning

March 3, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer The saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” i...


A Look Inside the Fordham Health Center

February 24, 2017

By COSIMA BALLETTI-THOMAS Contributing Writer “We live in a cesspool of germs. The winter flu I...

Studies have highlighted the health benefits of using olive oil as an ingredient when cooking as opposed to other options. (KATARINA MARSCHHAUSEN/THE OBSERVER)

The Benefits of Olive Oil

February 24, 2017

By ARTEMIS TSAGARIS Asst. Sports and Health Co-Editor Olive oil is a staple in what is commonly call...

The Counseling & Psychological Services office is open Mondays - Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/THE OBSERVER)

A Look Inside Counseling & Psychological Services

February 23, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer Fordham’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) is among t...

While smoking is down for young adults, many college students still struggle with this harmful addiction. (ADRIANA BALSAMO-GALLINA/THE OBSERVER)

The Solution to Smoking: Just Don’t Do It

February 22, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Contributing Writer Most of us have been raised on the knowledge that smoking neg...

There are mixed opinions on the equipment in the McMahon gym. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Lift the Weight of College Off Your Shoulders

February 10, 2017

By MARCO PEZZOLLA Contributing Writer Free time is something often unheard of in college. Between...