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

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

By LUKE OSBORN, Sports & Health Editor

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

By MICHELLE AGARON, Staff Writer

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

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Assistant Sports and Health Editor

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

By RAHUL SUKESH, Staff Writer

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

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Asst. Sports and Health Editor

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

Fordham Student Finishes 2019 New York Marathon

By DANIEL HUR, Staff Writer

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

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Asst. Sports & Health Editor

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

By LUKE OSBORN, Sports & Health Editor

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

By MAGGIE MCNAMARA, Contributing Writer

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

By RAHUL SUKESH, Contributing Writer

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

By DEIRDRE REED, Staff Writer

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

By LENA WEIDENBRUCH, Sports & Health Editor

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.